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David Doherty appears on the longlist for the Vondel Prize for his translation of Summer Brother by Jaap Robben, published in English by World Editions. Jonathan Reeder, who has also translated titles for World Editions, appears on the longlist as well for his translation of...

Czech authors Petra Hůlová and Kateřina Tučková discuss their recent novels The Movement and Gerta on Sunday, October 17 at 1 pm Eastern. About this virtual event: Czech authors Petra Hůlová and Kateřina Tučková discuss their recent novels The Movement and Gerta with their English-language translators Alex Zucker and Véronique Firkusny. How...

World Editions is happy and proud to share that two of our titles have been longlisted for the National Book Award for Translated Literature, as announced via the New Yorker on September 15. Waiting for the Waters to Rise by Alternative Nobel-winner Maryse Condé is translated from...

World Editions is proud to announce that our first three audiobooks are now available exclusively on Audible! Linda Boström Knausgård's October Child is now available as an audiobook. Translated from Swedish by Saskia Vogel and read by Jane Weatherstone. Buy here or listen to a sample here.  Pilar Quintana's The...

A glowing review of Alternative Nobel-winner Maryse Condé's Waiting for the Waters to Rise was recently published with NPR. Journalist Gabino Iglesias writes, "There's a difference between authors who set out to write a novel and authors who set out to tell a story. I don't...

It’s with great sadness we announce the death of our author Paolo Maurensig, whose novels A Devil Comes to Town and Game of the Gods are published by World Editions, translated from the Italian by Anne Milano Appel. World Editions publisher Judith Uyterlinde says, "It...