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.

2022 Booker Prize Longlist Announced

Chosen from 169 novels, this year's longlist is comprised of 13 novels that span the globe and the decades.

Key Takeaways from the 2022 Urban Library Trauma Study

The groundbreaking 2022 Urban Library Trauma Study Report looks at trauma, stress, and burnout in public libraries and offer recommendations

2022 International Booker Prize Winner Announced

It is the first book originally written in any Indian language to win the award.

New Spanish Literature in Translation

There's a stunning breadth and depth of new Spanish literature in translation right now, from Spain to all over South America, including Jawbone.

2022 International Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

The International Booker Prize has announced its 2022 shortlist. The winner will be announced May 26th at a ceremony in London.

Spring 2022 New Releases: In Translation

There's something for everyone this season, with exciting debuts, thoughtful nonfiction, stunning poetry collections, and so much more, including Blood Feast: The Complete Short Stories of Malika Moustadraf and translated by Alice Guthrie.

2022 International Booker Prize Longlist Announced

Honoring the finest works of translated fiction from around the world, the International Booker Prize has announced its 2022 longlist.

2022 PEN American Literary Award Winners

This year’s awards were conferred to writers and translators in eleven different categories in a ceremony hosted by comedian Seth Myers.

2022 PEN America Literary Awards Finalists Announced

This year's PEN America Literary Awards finalists have been announced. Check out the lists!

The Only True Name: Who is Elena Ferrante?

Who is Elena Ferrante? One of the most widely-acclaimed and beloved contemporary novelists is also the most unknown.