Frenkel translation wins JQ-Wingate Prize 2019

I was just thrilled - and moved - to hear that my translation of Françoise Frenkel's "No Place to Lay One's Head" is this year's winner of the JQ-Wingate Literary Prize, chosen from a field of such talented authors and translators.

I am very grateful for having been given the opportunity to translate this poignant story which still feels so resonant. I am particularly grateful to my publishers, Meredith Curnow at Vintage, PRH here in Australia, and to Adam Freudenheim of Pushkin Press in the UK, and their colleagues,

for allowing Frenkel's work to reach so many new Anglophone readers. You can read more about what the Wingate judges had to say here:

http://www.wingatefoundation.org.uk/literary_prize.php

See also https://www.thebookseller.com/news/bookseller-frenkel-s-holocaust-memoir-wins-jq-wingate-literary-prize-960316

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