Lala and The Aviator longlisted for the EBRD Literature Prize 2019
17th January, 2019
Today (17th January) the longlist for the EBRD Literature Prize was revealed.
The EBRD Literature Prize was launched by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development last year to promote translated literary fiction and boasts a €20,000 prize for the winner, who will be announced on the 7th March.
The full longlist is as follows:
Lala by Jacek Dehnel, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones
The Aviator by Eugene Vodolazkin, translated by Lisa C. Hayden
Soviet Milk by Nora Ikstena, translated by Margita Gaelitis
The Devil’s Dance by Hamid Ismailov, translated by Donald Rayfield (with John Farndon)
My Name is Adam by Elias Khoury, translated by Humphrey Davies
The Clash of Images by Abdelfattah Kilito, translated by Robyn Cresswell
The Peace Machine by Özgür Mumcu, translated by Mark David Wyers
Drive your Plow by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones
The Book of Whispers by Varujan Vosganian, translated by Alastair Ian Blyth
Shatila Stories by 9 authors, translated by Nashwa Gowanlock