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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.

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.

7 Summer 2020 New Releases by Women in Translation

Women in Translation Month has ended but the joy of celebrating and reading women in translation doesn’t have to! Check out titles like The Disaster Tourist by Yun Ko-eun, translated by Lizzie Buehler, and more.

2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction Winner Announced

Now in its 25th year, the Women’s Prize for Fiction has announced its 2020 winner, HAMNET by Maggie O’Farrell.

2020 Booker International Prize Winner Announced

The winner of the 2020 Booker International Prize has been announced.

2020 Booker Prize Longlist Announced

The longlist for the 2020 Booker Prize has been announced.

Best Translated Book Award 2020 Winners Announced

The Best Translated Book Award 2020 winners have been announced.

Best Translated Book Award 2020 Shortlists Announced