THE MAESTRO OF SAINT PETERSBURG SHORTLISTED FOR BEST AUDIO BOOK OF THE YEAR!

Congratulations to Camilla Grebe and Paul Leander-Engström who have been shortlisted for Best Audiobook of the Year in the crime and thriller category. The Grand Audio Prize (Stora Ljudbokspriset) was founded in 2008 and has been awarded to great authors such as Jonas Gardell, Per-Olov Enquist and Jussi Adler-Olsen. The winner will be crowned in April 2014.
Good luck to The Maestro of Saint Petersburg, its authors and Shanti Rooney, whoes impeccable recital of the novel has delighted many audiobook readers.

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RIGHTS SOLD: THE CHOSEN ONES TO WYDAWNITCTWO LITERACKIE IN POLAND

Polish rights to Steve Sem-Sandberg’s upcoming novel DE UTVALDA (The Chosen Ones) have been sold to Wydawnitctwo Literackie. They successfully published the author’s very powerful novel The Emperor of Lies last year and we are happy to be able to continue working with them for this authorship.

RIGHTS SOLD: SIMONA AHRNSTEDT’S UPCOMING CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE NOVEL GOES TO FORUM IN SWEDEN

12/4/2013
Our resident queen of Scandinavian romance will be publishing her first contemporary novel in the romance genre next year and we are happy to announce that the publisher will be none other than Forum bokförlag. Besides publishing many well known crime authors like Viveca Sten, Mons Kallentoft and Camilla Läckberg, Forum is the publisher of Jackie Collins in Sweden and we feel confident that they will do a fantastic job with this authorship as well.

RIGHTS SOLD: THE CHOSEN ONES TO MARSILIO EDITORI

12/4/2013
Italian rights to Steve Sem-Sandberg’s upcoming novel DE UTVALDA (The Chosen Ones) have been sold to Marsilio Editori. Marsilio successfully published the author’s very powerful novel The Emperor of Lies last year and we are happy to be able to continue working with them for this authorship.

RIGHTS SOLD: THE CHOSEN ONES TO PASEKA IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC

Rights to Steve Sem-Sandberg’s upcoming novel DE UTVALDA (The Chosen Ones) have been sold to Paseka Publishers in the Czech Repulic. Paseka has already published two other novles by the author, his international breakhtrough The Emperor of Lies and the critically acclaimed Theres

RIGHTS SOLD: MOSCOW NOIR TRILOGY TO VYDAVATELSTVI VIKEND IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC

We are happy to announce that Camilla Grebe and Paul Leander-Engström’s Moscow Noir trilogy was just sold in a great three book deal to Vydavatelstvi VIKEND in the Czech Republic.

RIGHTS SOLD: BRET EASTON ELLIS AND THE OTHER DOGS TO TELEGRAM UK

11/19/2013
We are happy to announce that rights to Lina Wolff’s rich, swarming and original novel Bret Easton Ellis and the Other Dogs has been sold to Telegram in the UK. The title has received English PEN’s Writers in Translation grant and will be translated by Frank Perry. The book is set to be published in 2014.

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CAROLINE JENSEN – WINNER OF LANDSKRONA CITY’S CULTURE AWARD 2013!

Congratulations to Caroline Jensen – Winner of Landskrona City’s Culture Award 2013!
The jury’s motivation is: “Through her writing Caroline has contributed to the growing awareness of crossover literature and she is inspiring young people to discover the fantastic world of reading. With her short stories she reaches readers both in Sweden and beyond our borders.”

Caroline Jensen debuted in 2008 with the autobiographical book The Champagne Girl. Since then she has written numerous short horror stories, each more scary than the other. Next year her first young adult novel, Demonology for Beginners will be published by MIX Forlag, Sweden.

BENNI BØDKER NOMINATED TO THE ORLA PRIZE 2013

Congratulations to Benni Bødker’s nomination for the The Orla Prize!
The Orla Prize is a literary prize named after Orla Frøsnapper (Orla frog-eater)–the protagonist in Ole Lund Kirkegaard’s children’s book with the same name.
It’s a price for and by children–children nominate, vote and select the winner every year.

The winner will be announced in April 2014.

The Orla price is collaboration between Danish Radio and the Reading campaign carried out by the Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Social Affairs. The prize was awarded for the first time in 2005.

RIGHTS SOLD: THE CHOSEN ONES TO FABER IN THE UK

After their success with Steve Sem-Sandberg’s novel The Emperor of Lies, Faber in the UK was one of the first publisher to commit to yet another fantastic novel by the author. We are happy to say that DE UTVALDA (The Chosen Ones) will also be published by Faber.