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2021 Ruritania Prize – submissions open

The 2021 Ruritania Prize is officially open. Judges are drawn from three major Central and Eastern European cities. We accept English-language fiction from or about Central and Eastern Europe, 4,500 words maximum, with no other limitations on theme. 1st prize is 350 euros and publication in Panel #8. 2nd and 3rd prize are 50 and […]

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Cartarescu’s ‘Blinding’ wins Leipzig Book Award

Romanian writer Mircea Cărtărescu has won the Leipzig Book Award for his trilogy Blinding. The novel originally came out in three separate parts in 1996, 2002 and 2007 respectively, while its outstanding English translation by Sean Cotter was published as a single book by Archipelago Books in 2013. The award’s full name is the “Leipzig […]

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