November 6, 2021
Deborah Bragan-Turner’s translation of Michael Niemi’s To Cook a Bear wins Petrona Award
Congratulations to Deborah!
The Petrona Award celebrates the best Scandinavian crime novel of the year and in choosing Michael Niemi’s To Cook a Bear, published by MacLehose Press, this is the first time the award has gone to historical fiction.
In announcing the award, the judges said “The beautiful translation by Deborah Bragan-Turner lets the novel shine for English-language readers around the world.”