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Pierce Alquist

Pierce Alquist is a transplanted New Yorker living and working in the publishing scene in Boston. Don’t worry if she fooled you, the red hair is misleading. She’s a literature in translation devotee and reviewer and lover of small, independent presses. A voracious traveler and foodie, you can find her in her kitchen making borscht or covered in red pepper paste as she perfects her kimchi recipe.

8 Must-Read Spring 2024 New Releases In Translation

It seems like every year, the new titles in translation become more diverse and wide-ranging!

8 of the Best New Releases In Translation Out Fall 2023

The fall books are here and there’s something for everyone this season, with returning favorites, thrilling debuts, and so much more.

The 2023 Booker Prize Shortlist Has Been Announced

The 2023 Booker Prize shortlist is comprised of six novels that span the globe and the decades, all from authors new to the Booker Prize.

Hot Summer 2023 New Releases by Women in Translation 

Celebrate Women in Translation Month with this exciting list of new summer releases by women in translation, including The End of August by Yu Miri, translated by Morgan Giles.

The Best New Korean Literature In Translation

Here is the best new Korean literature in translation, from science fiction like Counterweight by Djuna and translated by Anton Hur to literary fiction, short stories, and poetry.

2023 Lambda Literary Award Winners Announced

Now in its 35th year, the Lambda Literary Award is one of the most prestigious LGBTQ+ awards, and this year's winners were just announced!

2023 International Booker Prize Winner Announced

This year's International Booker Award goes to a title translated from Bulgarian.

10 of the Best New Books In Translation Out Spring 2023

There’s something for everyone in this spring's new releases in translation, with exciting debuts, stunning poetry, and so much more, including No Edges: Swahili Stories.

2023 International Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

Honoring the finest works of translated fiction from around the world, the International Booker Prize has announced its 2023 shortlist.

2023 International Booker Prize Longlist Announced

Honoring the finest works of translated fiction from around the world, the International Booker Prize has announced its 2023 longlist.