Two SELTA members shortlisted for CWA Dagger

Congratulations to Deborah Bragen-Turner and Neil Smith whose titles are among the six translated crime novels shortlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association Dagger for Crime Fiction in Translation.

Deborah Bragen-Turner is shortlisted for her translation of To Cook a Bear by Mikael Niemi published by MacLehouse Press, Quercus and Neil Smith for Anxious People by Fredrik Backman, published by Michael Joseph, Penguin.

See all six shortlisted titles here. It’s great to see two Swedish titles on the list and translated crime fiction gaining recognition. Congratulations to all the shortlisted translators, and especially to our two.

Winners will be announced in a live ceremony streamed on 1 July.