3 July 2017
Ann-Helen Laestadius was awarded The Nordic Literature Prize 2017 for the novel Ten Past One.
Ten Past One was also awarded The August Prize 2016.
“It is about the collective grief of a changing community, about civil society and local politics, and about love and friendship. In energetic prose, Laestadius intertwines place, politics and psychology”, read the motivation of the jury then.
Swedish rights sold to Natur & Kultur
Norwegian rights sold to Gyldendal
Czech rights sold to Kniha Zlin
Italian rights sold to Iperborea
Film rights sold to Anagram