Tag: Jacek Dehnel
Olga Tokarczuk and Jacek Dehnel nominated for the ERBD Literature Prize
The ten nominees for the second edition of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (ERBD) Prize include English translations of Olga Tokarczuk's Prowadź swój pług przez kości umarłych ("Drive Your Plough Over the Bones of the Dead") and Jack Dehnel's Lala. Both novels were translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones, a winner of last year's Transatlantic Prize. The second one was published with the support of the Polish Book Institute as part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme.
Translations of Dehnel, Mickiewicz, and Zagajewski nominated for the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation
Nominations for the PEN America Awards were announced yesterday. In the category "Poetry in Translation", among the ten nominated entries, there were as many as three translations of works by Polish authors: a collection of poems by Jacek Dehnel Aperture translated by Karen Kovacik, Asymmetry by Adam Zagajewski, and Pan Tadeusz: The Last Foray in Lithuania translated by Bill Johnston. The latter was supported by the Book Institute as part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme.