Rosa Liksom shortlisted for the Runeberg Prize
Rosa Liksom’s The Colonel’s Wife (Everstinna) is one of eight titles on the shortlist for 2018’s Runeberg Prize. The prize is named in honour of Finnish national poet Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804-1877) and is awarded annually on his birthday, 5 February. The Runeberg prize is currently endowed with 10,000 euros.
The Colonel’s Wife has currently sold over 24 000 copies in Finland and it is so far sold to eight territories.