Monday, April 22, 2024

CWA Dagger Awards 2024 - Longlist for the Crime Fiction in Translation Dagger

The CWA Dagger Longlists were announced over the weekend. The most important one to me is the Crime Fiction in Translation Dagger, formerly the International Dagger for which I was a judge many years ago. 

The longlist is below and you can check out my list of eligible titles here.

Shortlists will be announced at CrimeFest on 10 May.


Javier Castillo - The Snow Girl tr. Isabelle Scott (Spain, M, Penguin)
Juan Gomez-Jurado - Red Queen tr. Nick Caistor (Spain, M, Macmillan)
Arnaldur Indridason - The Girl by the Bridge tr. Philip Roughton (Iceland, M, Harvill Secker)
Kotaro Isaka - The Mantis tr. Sam Malissa (Japan, M, Harvill Secker)
Asa Larsson - The Sins of our Fathers tr. Frank Perry (Sweden, F, MacLehose Press)
Jenny Lund Madsen - Thirty Days of Darkness tr. Megan E Turney (Denmark, F, Orenda Books)
CloĆ© Mehdi - Nothing is Lost tr. Howard Curtis (France, F, Europa Editions)
Hansjorg Schneider - The Murder of Anton Livius tr. Mike Mitchell (Switzerland, M, Bitter Lemon Press)
Im Seong-Sun - The Consultant tr. An Seon Jae (Korea, M, Raven Books)
Mikhail Shevelev - Not Russian tr. Brian James Baer & Ellen Vayner (Russia, M, Europa Editions)
Yrsa Sigurdardottir - The Prey tr. Victoria Cribb (Iceland, F, Hodder & Stoughton)
Maud Ventura - My Husband tr. Emma Ramadan (France, F, Hutchinson Heinemann)

Other longlists can be viewed on the CWA Website by clicking on the individual categories.

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