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.
Czech rights sold to Albatros Media
Estonian rights sold to Tammerraamat OÜ
German rights sold to Rowohlt
Polish rights sold to Sonia Draga
Hungarian rights sold to Metropolis Media Group Kft