Home by Andrea Tompa wins PEN Award

Our first Hungarian title is granted a PEN Translates award

Books from 14 countries and 10 languages have won English PEN’s flagship translation awards. The 15 awards go to titles by 14 different publishers. They include novels, short story collections, crime, poetry, an illustrated memoir, a graphic novel and – for the first time – a title from Mali. 

PEN Translates has now supported over 300 books translated from over 90 languages, awarding over £1m in grants. 

PEN Translates award winners this year include Home by Andrea Tompa, translated from the Hungarian by Jozefina Komporaly (Istros Books). Country of origin: Hungary.