English PEN is thrilled that the 2016 winner of PEN Presents… Europe has been published by Seagull Books and is now available as a full collection in English translation. Thick of It by Ulrike Almut Sandig, translated from the German original by Karen Leeder, was one of six books that had not been acquired for
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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
I lay back in the grass among fallen trees and the heat of sun on my palm felt like a knife I could use to bleed myself dry with one swift cut to the jugular. Behind me, against the backdrop of a house somewhere between dilapidated and homely, I could hear the voices of my son and my husband.