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.

2020 International Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

Honoring the finest works of translated fiction from around the world, the Booker International Prize has announced its 2020 shortlist.

Ronan Farrow Cuts Ties with Publisher Hachette Over Woody Allen Memoir

Ronan Farrow has cuts ties with publisher Hachette over their decision to publish Woody Allen's memoir.

2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist Announced

The 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction longlist has been announced.

10 Works of Korean Literature in Translation for Fans of Parasite

If you loved PARASITE and you're looking for more great Korean artistry, look no further than these Korean books in translation.

2020 Booker International Prize Longlist Announced

The longest for the 2020 Booker International Prize has been announced.

Hidden Figures NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson Dies at 101

Katherine Johnson, the NASA mathematician depicted in HIDDEN FIGURES, has died at 101.

Anthony Bourdain Quotes That Will Inspire You

Wisdom from chef, author, and world traveler— Anthony Bourdain quotes that will inspire you to travel more, eat bravely, and live with no reservations.

5 Poetry Collections By Women in Translation

From Vietnam to Denmark, these poetry collections by women in translation are from all over the world and are full of power and brilliance.

20 Must-Read Short Story Collections by Women in Translation

A list from around the world of 20 must-read short story collections by women in translation, for every mood, whim, and desire.

2019 National Book Award Winners Announced

The 2019 National Book Award winners have been announced! Hosted by LeVar Burton, the 70th National Book Award ceremony was a night of storytelling!

Fall 2019 New Releases in Translation

The days are shorter. The nights are colder. The books are coming so fast. It must be fall! Check out these fall 2019 new releases in translation.

2018 and 2019 Nobel Prize Literature Winners Announced

The 2018 and 2019 Nobel Prize Literature winners have been announced.

2019 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2019 National Book Awards have been announced!

2019 National Book Awards Translated Literature Longlist Announced

The 2019 NBA Translated Literature longlist has been announced! This year's longlist includes seven novels, two memoirs, and a collection of essays.

The 100 Best Women in Translation Crowdsourced List

Women in Translation Month founder Meytal Radzinski unveiled the crowdsourced list of the 100 best books by women writers in translation.