2015 PEN International New Voices Award Shortlist Announced

06 Aug 2015
PEN International New Voices

The shortlist for the 2015 PEN International New Voices Award has been announced. There was one South African on the longlist, Carien Smith nominated by PEN Afrikaans, but she unfortunately wasn’t shortlisted.

PEN International New Voices Award 2015 shortlist

Nichts kurz vor der Rue Saint-Blaise” by Lea Sauer (German PEN). Translations by Erik Arellana Bautista, Roy Fox & Mathilde Sommain.
Ailleurs” by Sophie Prévost (PEN Québec). Translations by Nelly Roffé, Phyllis Aronoff & Howard Scott.
Moon Dog” by Rebecca F John (Wales PEN Cymru)

The winner will be announced by Yann Martel on October 14 during the 81st PEN International Congress in Québec.

For more information about the award see New Voices Award Pen International.

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