Nobel Academy Says It Can’t Find Bob Dylan to Give Him His Prize

The academy's permanent secretary, Sara Danius, said she had emailed and called Dylan's "closest collaborator" to ensure he gets his hefty award

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The Nobel Academy can't seem to find Bob Dylan after he won the prize for literature, NBC News reported.

The academy's permanent secretary, Sara Danius, said she had emailed and called Dylan's "closest collaborator" to ensure he gets his hefty award of $927,740, according to a translation published in The Guardian.

So far, she said, she's received "very friendly replies," according to The Guardian — but Dylan is still nowhere to be found.

This leaves the academy in the odd position of giving up on tracking down their laureate.

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