2021 Petrona Award shortlist announced for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel of the Year

Congratulations to Sarah Death and Deborah Bragan-Turner!

SELTA members Sarah Death and Deborah Bragan-Turner have been shortlisted for the Petrona Award. Sarah is shortlisted for her translation of Håkan Nesser’s The Secret Life of Mr. Roos (Mantle), while Deborah is shortlisted for her translation of Mikael Niemi’s To Cook A Bear (MacLehose Press).

The winner will be announced on 4 November.

The full shortlist, with more details of all 6 shortlisted novels, translated from Swedish, Norwegian and Icelandic, can be seen here.