Sunday, May 12, 2013

Devil’s Workshop wins English PEN Award

On November 26, 2012, English PEN named The Devil's Workshop by Jáchym Topol as a recipient of the 2013 English PEN Award for Writing in Translation.

The press release said the award was given to recognize "translated works of fiction, non-fiction or poetry which contribute to inter-cultural understanding and promote freedom of expression."

As the publisher of Topol's novel, the London-based Portobello Books will receive support from English PEN to help promote The Devil's Workshop in the UK.

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