Cynan Jones’ short novel The Dig has already been translated into German, Spanish, Turkish, and is now also available in Dutch. De burcht is the title of the Dutch translation by Jona Hoek, published by Koppernik last December.
To add to that collection is a newly published Portuguese translation, A Cova, by Cavalo de Ferro publishing house in Lisbon, published with the support of Wales Literature Exchange. The Dig (Granta, 2014) featured on our Autumn 2014 Bookcase, and won the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize 2014 and the Wales Book of the Year 2015 Fiction category. It was also published in the US in 2015 by Coffee House Press.
Cynan Jones started publishing with the Wales based publishing houses Parthian and Seren before moving on to publish his latest novel with Granta. Granta have re-issued his first two novels, and will be publishing his next novel, Cove, in Autumn 2016.