The Black Snow has been shortlisted for The 2016 Ireland Francophonie Ambassadors’ Literary Award.

The 2016 Ireland Francophonie Ambassadors’ Literary Award shortlist is:

John BanvilleAncient Light, Éditions Robert Laffont, 2014, translated by Michèle Albaret-Maatsch

Sebastian BarryThe Temporary Gentleman, Éditions Joëlle Losfeld, 2014, translated by Florence Lévy-Paoloni

Mary CostelloAcademy Street, Éditions du Seuil, 2015, translated by Madeleine Nasalik

Eimear McBrideA Girl Is a Half-formed Thing, Buchet Chastel, 2015, translated by Georgina Tacou

Paul LynchBlack Snow, Albin Michel, 2015, translated by Marina Boraso

Hugo HamiltonEvery Single Minute, Éditions Phébus, 2015, translated by Bruno Boudard.