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Karin Altenberg

Karin Altenberg’s first novel, Island of Wings (2011), was shortlisted for the Saltire First Book Award and the Scottish Book of the Year Award and was longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. Her most recent novel is Breaking Light (2014). Both novels were also published in the US. Karin is a translator from Swedish to English. She is currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Brunel University.