Apr 10, 2017
By Michael Kramer
The Turkish author won the prize in 2003 for his novel My Name is Red – and he’s now onthe 2017 short list for A Strangeness in My Mind..translated by Ekin Oklap.
Also included on the short-list is The Green Road by Irish author Anne Enright and The Sympathizer by Vietnamese-American author Viet Thanh Nguyen.
The $141,000 International Dublin Literary Award is billed as the world’s most valuable annual literary prize – for a single work of fiction published in English.
Margaret Atwood, Lawrence Hill, Andre Alexis and Patrick deWitt were among more than a dozen Canadian authors longlisted for the prize – but none made the final cut.