Mission London wins PEN TRANSLATES! grant

Best-selling Bulgarian comic novel, Mission London, wins PEN grant for English translation

PEN Translates! is English PEN’s new grants scheme for translation supporting:

Works of outstanding literary merit,

Strong and innovative publishing projects,

Diverse writing from around the world

The grant was awarded to Istros Books for the English translation Alek Popov's hilarious novel of the absurd - Mission London, based on its literary merit and its contribution to the on-going aruguments surrounding the recent lifting on Bulgraian immigration and the sterotyping of Eastern Europeans in the UK.