Posts Categorised: Translation

PEN Translates awards showcase writers from seventeen countries

Books from seventeen countries and ten languages make up the latest round of PEN Translates award winners. These include poetry collections from the Caribbean, Indonesia, The Netherlands and Iran, novels from Sudan, Cape Verde and Syria, and autofiction from Peru. Sarah Ardizzone, co-chair of the Writers in Translation committee, said: ‘At a time when outstanding

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English PEN launches new online zine for international writing

English PEN is pleased to launch a new online zine dedicated to international writing. PEN Transmissions will be a digital home for some of the best writers around the world. Each month, PEN Transmissions will publish a new themed issue featuring original writing and interviews. Issue One: Women 2018 focuses on women’s writing, bringing together

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Support English PEN with the World Sci-Fi StoryBundle

English PEN is pleased to be partnering with StoryBundle and guest curator Lavie Tidhar on The World SF Bundle, offered throughout April. StoryBundle is a way for independent publishers and authors to showcase their work. The site takes handful of e-books and groups them together to offer as a bundle. Offers are available for a

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PEN Translates assessors

Calling all literature and translation enthusiasts! If you have translation experience, are passionate about literature and are fluent in a foreign language, then English PEN is looking for you. We are looking for assessors for our PEN Translates grant programme to help us choose which books have the right combination of literary quality, strength of

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