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What’s next for Peirene Press?

Eve Mason speaks to Stella Sabin from Peirene Press about the future for this award-winning independent publisher of great books from across the world. The Peirene Stevns Translation Prize 2023 is now open with German as the source language.

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DE → EN – Enjoy in English

This regular page brings you a selection of German-language titles that have just been, or are soon to be, published in English. We cover fiction, crime, nonfiction, children’s and YA and poetry.

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Jury recommendations Autumn 2022

We are thrilled to share our selection for Autumn 2022. The jury chose these titles from over a hundred that publishers sent to us for consideration: the books here stood out to the jurors as excellent titles that are also suitable for an English language readership.

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German Book Prize 2022: the longlist

As the English-language media partner for the German Book Prize we proudly announce the twenty longlisted titles in alphabetical order below.

Our congratulations to all authors and publishers who made the list!

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What Concerns Us – a novel exploring female identity

What Concerns Us scrutinises gender roles within our society, examining what it means to be a mother and the nature of femininity, as well as how to remain independent in a variety of different types of relationship. New Books in German speaks to the book's author and translator in advance of the publication of this punchy contemporary read in English.

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Finding an Untaken Frequency …

New Books in German talks with Professor Karen Leeder, Professor of Modern German Literature and Fellow of New College Oxford, about her award-winning translations of the poets Durs Grünbein and Evelyn Schlag and the delicate art of translating poetry.

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