The twenty-one winning titles for the PEN Translates awards have been announced, including the following titles and authors of genre interest:
- The Clock and the Guest, Hassan Blasim, translated by Jonathan Wright(Comma)
- The Heart Sutra, Yan Lianke, translated by Carlos Rojas (Chatto & Windus)
- You, Bleeding Childhood, Michele Mari, translated by Brian Robert Moore (And Other Stories)
- Egypt + 100: Stories from a Century After the Revolution (Comma Press)
With support from Arts Council England, the award helps UK publishers translate new works into English and “funds up to 75% of translation costs for selected projects.” Launched in 2012, PEN Translates has supported “over 300 books translated from over 90 languages, awarding over £1m in grants.” The next application period opens October 1, 2022. For more information and the complete list of winners, see the PEN Translates website.
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