Congratulations Karin Tidbeck!

Karin Tidbeck’s Jagannath from Cheeky Frawg Books has won the 2013 William J. Crawford Memorial Award: http://www.locusmag.com/News/2013/02/2013-crawford-award/

 

Prior winners of the award have included Jonathan Lethem and Joe Hill. The award, which includes a cash prize, is presented annually at the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

 

Alan Cheuse, National Public Radio: “For you, dear reader, something wonderful, and weird, is going to happen if you open this book. It’s waiting for you.”
http://www.npr.org/2012/10/31/164055676/book-review-jagannath

 

This wonderful collection by Swedish writer Karin Tidbeck has received national media attention including rave reviews on NPR and in the Sunday Guardian (India) with other raves at Popmatters and the UK’s Guardian, as well as interviews and other media coverage by Wired.com and elsewhere. Her debut novel was just released by Sweden’s largest publisher.