Sunday, April 24, 2022

CWA Dagger Awards 2022 - Longlist for the Crime Fiction in Translation Dagger

The CWA Dagger Longlists were announced last night. The most important one to me is the Crime Fiction in Translation Dagger, formerly the International Dagger for which I was a judge about ten(!) years ago now. 

The longlist is below and you can check out my extensive but not exhaustive list of eligible titles here.

You can see the details of all the longlists announced via this pdf on the CWA website

Shortlists will be announced at CrimeFest on 13 May.



Eva Björg Ægisdóttir: Girls Who Lie, trans Victoria Cribb

Simone Buchholz: Hotel Cartagena, trans Rachel Ward 

Andrea Camilleri: Riccardino, trans Stephen Sartarelli 

Sebastian Fitzek: Seat 7a, trans Steve Anderson

Kōtarō Isaka: Bullet Train, trans Sam Malissa 

Victor Jestin: Heatwave, trans Sam Taylor 

Sacha Naspini: Oxygen, trans Clarissa Botsford

Samira Sedira: People Like Them, trans Lara Vergnaud 

Antti Tuomainen: The Rabbit Factor, trans David Hackston 

Hilde Vandermeeren: The Scorpion's Head, trans Laura Watkinson 

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