Bulgarian rights sold to Katri Lipson’s winning novel The Ice-Cream Man!

Lipson_EUPLWe are delighted to announce that rights in Bulgaria are sold to Perseus right after the announcement of the European Union Prize for Literature 2013 for Katri Lipson’s novel The Ice-Cream Man in Gothenburg Book Fair last week.

The EU Prize for Literature rewards the best new or emerging authors throughout Europe. Read more: www.euprizeliterature.eu

”The European Union P rize for Literature draws international attention to fantastic new or emerging authors, who might otherwise not gain the recognition they deserve outside their home country. As well as helping these writers to reach new audiences, our aim is to introduce readers to great new European literature and offer them more choice.” – Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou,
European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth.

Rights sold
Bulgaria, Perseus
Czech, Argo

Please ask for the full English text of The Ice-Cream Man.

World rights: Elina.Ahlback@ahlbackagency.com

Katri Lipson


KATRI LIPSON is a medical doctor and prize-winning author, whose clear prose has been compared to that of the Russian masters. Her writing touches on themes of love, hope and despair across different walks of life. Lipson was one of 12 winners of the 2013 European Union Prize for Literature that recognizes new or emerging authors throughout Europe. She has written four novels: Kosmonautti (2008), Jäätelökauppias, (2012) Detroit (2016) Kaikkein haikein leikki (2019).

Bibliography


Katri Lipson

The Ice Cream Man

2012, Literary

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