Dylan not going to Stockholm to pick up Nobel Prize

Bob Dylan has said that he will not be going to Stockholm to pick up his 2016 Nobel Prize for literature.

Dylan not going to Stockholm to pick up Nobel Prize

Bob Dylan has said that he will not be going to Stockholm to pick up his 2016 Nobel Prize for literature.

Dylan told the Swedish Academy that "he wishes he could receive the prize personally, but other commitments make it unfortunately impossible" to attend the December 10 ceremony.

The 75-year-old American singer-songwriter was awarded the prize on October 13 "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition".

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