2020 PEN/Heim Translation Grants

2020 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants

PEN America is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2020 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants and the winner of the PEN Grant for the English Translation of Italian Literature. More

2020 PEN/Heim Translation Grants

PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants

For the translation of book-length works of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, or drama that have not previously appeared in English in print or have appeared only in an outdated… More

Dance

Turn your languid body / on the dark pond / for lack of wave or ripple, / as your whiteness fades / in the still water … More

The Illiterate Man

My first years were spent behind the shutters, in a room without engravings, in an archaeological silence a thousand years in the making... More

On Translating Jean Ferry

"I thought: here is an author who unites disparate readerships, surely of use in our niche-fractured literary landscape, where readers divided by camp and interest can be reunited by… More

Enoh Meyomesse: Ma Vie en Prison (français)

Enoh Meyomesse, 57 ans, est l’auteur de nombreux ouvrages et président fondateur de l’Association nationale des écrivains camerounais. Arrêté le 22 novembre 2011, il est accusé d’un triple délit… More

Hocus Bogus

There is no beginning. I was begotten—just like you—and since then I’ve been lumbered. More

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