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.
Danish rights sold to People´s Press
Croatian rights sold to Naklada Ljevak
Norwegian rights sold to Cappelen-Damm.
North American rights sold to Penguin Books
Russian rights sold to AST Publishers.