He won the prize for creating "new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."
Bob Dylan as Nobel prize-winner? Bob Dylan is the odds-on favorite to win the Nobel Prize for literature.
Beating out the betting favorite Bob Dylan, and the much speculated Syrian poet Adonis, Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature. The 80-year-old poet is well known in Sweden for his sparse writing. Thou...
American singer-songwriter named the winner of the 2016 literature prize by the Swedish Academy.
The folk singer is the first American to win the prize in more than two decades. In so doing, he becomes the 113th person to win the illustrious prize for lifetime literary achievement.