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19 November 2019

Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award 2019 winner

4 November 2019

The Wind That Lays Waste by Argentinian writer Selva Almada has won the Edinburgh International Book Festival's 2019 First Book Award.  The novel, which was nominated for the Argentinian Book of the Year Award when published in 2012, has been translated by Chris Andrews and was published by Edinburgh-based Charco Press in English for the first time this year.

For more on this story, see the Edinburgh International Book Festival's website.