France’s Literary Awards Season Is Here: 2 Seas Represents Several Nominated Titles

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France’s Literary Awards Season Is Here: 2 Seas Represents Several Nominated Titles

Covid or no covid, it’s the traditional literary awards season in France!

Article last updated on October 5, 2020

2 Seas Agency proudly handles several titles that are competing. Please find an overview below, which for the sake of brevity only mentions the most well-known literary awards:

  • Lola Lafon, KEELING OVER (Actes Sud): Shortlisted for the Prix Femina; longlisted for the Prix Goncourt & Goncourt des Lycéens, Prix de Flore and Prix Décembre. 2 Seas handles rights in North America (sold to Europa Ed.), the Netherlands (available) and Scandinavia (available);
  • Miguel Bonnefoy, HERITAGE (Payot & Rivages): Shortlisted for the Prix Goncourt and Prix Femina; longlisted for the Goncourt des Lycéens and the Grand Prix de l’Académie Française. 2 Seas handles rights in North America (sold to Other Press), the Netherlands (sold to De Bezige Bij) and Scandinavia (available);
  • Dominique Fortier, CITIES OF PAPER (Editions Alto): shortlisted for the Prix Renaudot Essai and the Prix Femina Essai. 2 Seas handles rights in the Netherlands (available) and Scandinavia (available except Swedish: sold to Ramus);
  • Pierre Ducrozet, ENVIRONMENTAL VERTIGO (Actes Sud): shortlisted for the Prix Médicis. 2 Seas handles rights in North America, the Netherlands and Scandinavia (all available);
  • Marie-Eve Thuot, THE PATH OF CONFETTI (Les Herbes Rouges): longlisted for the Prix Médicis and the Prix de Flore. 2 Seas handles rights in North America, the Netherlands and Scandinavia (all available);

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  • Christophe Granger, JOSEPH KABRIS (Anamosa): shortlisted for the Prix Femina Essai. 2 Seas handles rights in North America, the Netherlands and Scandinavia (all available);
  • Charif Majdalani, BEIRUT 2020. Chronicle of a Collapse (Actes Sud): shortlisted for the Prix Femina Essai. 2 Seas handles rights in the Netherlands and Scandinavia (all available);
  • Aline Ferney, INTIMACY (Actes Sud): longlisted for the Grand Prix de l’Académie Française. 2 Seas handles rights in North America, the Netherlands and Scandinavia (all available);
  • Ilan Duran Cohen, THE LITTLE POLEMICIST and Christophe Perruchas, SEVEN PIECES OF GINGER (both Actes Sud): longlisted for the Prix de Flore. 2 Seas handles rights in North America, the Netherlands and Scandinavia (all available);
  • Stéphanie Hochet, PACIFIC (Payot & Rivages): longlisted for the Prix Décembre. 2 Seas handles rights in North America, the Netherlands and Scandinavia (all available);
  • Mireille Gagné, SNOWSHOE HARE (La Peuplade) and Christian Garcin, THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE FOX (Actes Sud): longlisted for the Prix Wepler. 2 Seas handles rights in North America, the Netherlands and Scandinavia (all available);
  • Caroline Dorka-Fenech, ROSA DOLOROSA (Ed. de la Martinière Littérature): longlisted for the Grand Prix du Premier Roman de la Société des Gens de Lettres. 2 Seas handles translation rights worldwide (all available);
  • Olivier Mak-Bouchard, THE RIME OF THE MISTRAL (Le Tripode): winner of the Première Plume literary prize 2020. 2 Seas handles rights in North America (available), the Netherlands (sold to Meulenhoff) and Scandinavia (available);
  • Baptiste Morizot, REKINDLING THE EMBERS OF THE LIVING (Actes Sud): shortlisted for the Prix Médicis Essai. 2 Seas handles rights in the Netherlands and Scandinavia (all available).
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