Following his remarkable literary triumphs in Finland, winning both the Runeberg Prize and Swedish Yle's Literature Prize for his first novel Shade and Breeze, we were absolutely thrilled to learn that Quynh Tran has been declared the 22nd winner of Borås Tidning's Debutant Prize. The jury des...Borås Tidning/Ceasar Segergren
In connection with Runeberg Day last Saturday, the jury announced Quynh Tran's Shade and Breeze as the winner of the prestigious Runeberg Prize, in honour of the Finnish national poet. The jury described the book as polyphonic and linguistically elegant, as well as a subtle and poetically charged un...Robin Rådenman
Following his recent awards acclaim in Finland, it is our pleasure to share that Quynh Tran's first novel Shade and Breeze has been shortlisted for both of Sweden's major debutant prizes, the Katapult Prize and Borås Tidning's Debutant Prize, the latter of which was announced earlier today. The jur...Kevin Chang
It may only be his first novel, but Quynh Tran's Shade and Breeze has undeniably caught the attention of the Finnish and Finno-Swedish prize juries. Having been awarded Svenska Yle's Literature Prize only recently, we are now excited to reveal that Tran's debut is also a runner-up for the eminent Ru...Kevin Chang
We are happy and proud to announce that Quynh Tran's debut novel Shade and Breeze is this year's recipient of Svenska Yle's Literature Prize. The award is presented to "the best Finno-Swedish book of the year" and previous winners include Kjell Westö and Johanna Holmström. Here is the jury'...Kevin Chang
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