Bob Dylan was first officially nominated for the 1997 Nobel Prize in Literature, and again for the 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002 ones. Professor Gordon Ball's 1999 nomination letter. There are usually many worthy candidates who are passed over year after year, and one should be prepared for this to happen to Mr. Dylan also. It will therefore be neccessary to continue the campaign until he is granted the recognition he so greatly deserves.
Press release, October 1996 from the Campaign Committee
Press release, February 1997 from the Campaign Committee
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