"The Academy has spoken to Dylan's agent and his tour manager," the Academy's chancellor Odd Zschiedrich told AFP.
But as yet they have not spoken directly to Dylan himself, he said.
The new poet laureate of rock'n'roll played to a packed house in Las Vegas on Thursday night, hours after seeing off favourites including Britain's Salman Rushdie to become the first American to win the literature Nobel since Toni Morrison in 1993.
But fans hoping for a gushing response to the win were disappointed -- true to his usual taciturn form, Dylan uttered not a word between songs, leaving the world to keep guessing what he thought about his elevation to the pantheon of literature.
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