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On how Susie Nicklin came to acquire Pearl
“When I was sent the manuscript entitled Pearl, by Siân Hughes, I was enchanted. Hughes’ writing is flawless, like the privy pearl without a spot; I hardly changed a word. She captures the spirit of the original and shows us consolation through legend, nursery rhymes, folk songs, as a daughter seeks to understand the reasons for the disappearance of her mother.”
The Best Of Times, The Worst of Times author Paul Behrens has been awarded a Frontiers Planet Prize as an International Champion
This year, I only needed to open my window in Brazil to witness the climate crisis by Eliane Brum for The Guardian
My snapshot of 2022 shows the Amazon burning – but what it doesn’t communicate is the pain
Advance praise for Banzeiro Òkòtó
Electric Lit’s Favorite Short Story Collections of 2022 included Manuel Muñoz’s book as one of the year’s best
Too wide for cameras: American stories of betrayal, love and revenge by Alison Kelly
Set in the Central Valley of the 1980s, these rich short stories about migrant workers speak of longing, loneliness and vulnerability.
Why short stories? That’s the question that opens up Yvette Benavides interview for Book Public with The Consequences author. It’s available to listen to on NPR
A review of Priya Hein’s novel Riambel has been included in in The Cardiff Review’s 2022 year in review: The ten most-read pieces from the magazine
An early Christmas gift from Aspen Words, longlisting The Consequences by Manuel Muñoz for their literary prize! We’re so pleased that this incredible collection of short stories is getting the recognition it deserves, and among such great company.
Zeit für Brot
Time for bread on a trip to Frankfurt
“The Frankfurt Book Fair has existed in its current form since 1949, but literature was fundamental to German culture for centuries before that. Gutenburg lived in nearby Mainz, so this area has been a hub of mass market information provision for nearly 600 years . . .”
Learning to love the literatures of Mauritius
“I realised, shortly after acquiring the world English rights to Riambel, by Priya Hein, from Anna Soler-Pont of the Pontas Agency, a novel whose title refers to a village set on the southernmost tip of Mauritius, I knew almost nothing about this island in the Indian Ocean . . .”
The Consequences by Manuel Muñoz receives a starred Kirkus review and a glowing review from Publisher’s Weekly
Lessons in Love and Other Crimes by Elizabeth Chakrabarty longlisted for the Polari First Book Prize 2022
Richard Seymour on The Disenchanted Earth for Lighthouse Books
Epic Annette: A Heroine’s Tale features in The Bookseller
We’re thrilled that Annette: An Epic Heroine by Anne Weber, translated from the German by Tess Lewis has won English PEN’s flagship translation award, among other brilliant books from 15 countries and 13 languages. The 18 awards go to titles by 17 different publishers and include novels, short story collections, reportage, poetry collections and epic verse, children’s literature and political writing.