November 16, 2022
Two SELTA members featured on 2022 Petrona Award shortlist
Congratulations to Agnes Broomé and Elizabeth Clark Wessel!
SELTA members Agnes Broomé and Elizabeth Clark Wessel have been shortlisted for the 2022 Petrona Award for the Best Scandinavian Crime Novel of the Year. Agnes is shortlisted for her translation of Maria Adolfsson’s Fatal Isles (Zaffre), while Elizabeth is shortlisted for her translation of Anders Roslund’s Knock Knock (Harvill Secker).
The winner will be announced on 8 December.
The award longlist announced earlier in November also featured SELTA member Ian Giles for his translation of Gustaf Skördeman’s Geiger.
The full shortlist, with more details of all 6 shortlisted novels, translated from Swedish, Norwegian, Icelandic, and Finnish can be seen here.