Contemporary European Literature.Thought provoking, well designed, short.

Out now

Peirene title no 16

White Hunger

Aki Ollikainen

'Written with the control of someone who has mastered the form.' Nicholas Lezard, The Guardian


Join the conversation

Latest Twitter updates

If you're a London-based Europhile and Short Ficion Lover, this exciting event with award-winning authors from... http://t.co/jycxl0l4Gb
Thu Mar 05 17:06:10 +0000 2015

@tony_malone Thanks Tony. You must be the only person so far who's read the book in the summer:-) Probably a v different reading experience!
Thu Mar 05 14:38:56 +0000 2015

Another bril initiative by @stujallen:Eastern European Lit Month http://t.co/MvnFa2io9k Looking forward to discovering some new bks &authors
Thu Mar 05 14:33:12 +0000 2015

Peirene's Coming of Age Series: 'the most thought-provoking to date' according to blogger @LizzySiddal: https://t.co/Q0VBkwPUAJ
Thu Mar 05 13:51:15 +0000 2015

@telkosaurus Aww, thank you. Dragons, nymphs... Peirene HQ is an interestingly populated place :-)
Thu Mar 05 13:49:10 +0000 2015

Subscriptions

Take out an annual Peirene subscription and receive a book of world-class literature every four months.
Subscribe Here

News and Events

SCHLEGEL-TIECK PRIZE FOR GERMAN TRANSLATION 2015

Congratulations to our translator Jamie Bulloch, who has received the Schlegel-Tieck Prize 2015 for his rendering of Peirene No 10, The Mussel Feast by Birgit Vanderbeke.

PEIRENE JUNE 2015 SALON

Bookings are now open for our June 2015 Salon with Deborah Levy. To book, please go to our Events page.

JEWISH QUARTERLY-WINGATE PRIZE 2015

Peirene No 12, Chasing the King of Hearts by Hanna Krall (translated from the Polish by Philip Boehm), is shortlisted for the prestigious JQ-Wingate Prize 2015.

Join our Mailing List

To receive our monthly newsletter and priority booking for Peirene events


Supported by