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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.

2021 International Booker Prize Winner Announced

Honoring the finest works of translated fiction, the Booker International Prize has announced its 2021 winner, At Night All Blood Is Black.

2021 International Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

Honoring the finest works of translated fiction from around the world, the International Booker Prize has announced its 2021 shortlist.

Meet the Winners of the 2021 Windham-Campbell Prize

The eight winners of the 2021 Windham-Campbell Prize were announced this week to much excitement and acclaim.

2021 International Booker Prize Longlist Announced

Honoring the finest works of translated fiction from around the world, the International Booker Prize has announced its 2021 longlist.

2021 Audie Award Winners Announced

Recognizing the best in audiobooks, the 2021 Audie Award winners were announced in a ceremony hosted by John Leguizamo.

2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist Announced

Celebrating excellence in writing by women in English from across the world, the Women’s Prize for Fiction has announced its 2021 longlist.

13 Great Fall 2020 Books In Translation

Fall 2020 was an astonishingly good season for new books in translation, including The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante, translated by Ann Goldstein.

2020 New Releases In Translation: Everything You May Have Missed

Check out these 2020 new books in translation you may have missed from publishers like Open Letter, Europa, and New Directions, including Little Eyes by Samanta Schweblin, Translated by Megan McDowell.

The Best Korean Fiction In Translation

Winning both critical acclaim and popular success, books like THE VEGETARIAN set the scene for a rush of new Korean books in translation.

2020 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

The National Book Award Finalists are here! The winners will be announced November 18, 2020, in a virtual ceremony.