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PEIRENE'S SEPTEMBER SALON
Tickets can now be booked for our September Salon with Libyan author Kamal Ben Hameda. An evening of literature, conversation, dinner and drinks.
THE MUSSESL FEAST RUNNER UP IFFP 2014
We are delighted & honoured. The Mussel Feast (Peirene no10) receives runner up prize with special mention at the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2014. Congratulations to our German author Birgit Vanderbeke and translator Jamie Bulloch.
FIRST PEIRENE BOOK OPTIONED BY UK FILM COMPANY
The film rights for Peirene No 5, Tomorrow Pamplona by Jan van Mersbergen, translated from the Dutch by Laura Watkinson, have been bought by UK independent production company First Born Films.
A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL OUR READERS.
You have donated £3656 (three thousand six hundred and fifty-six pounds) to our chosen charity, The Maya Centre. In 2013, 50 pence of the sale of each copy of Peirene No 1, Beside the Sea, and our Turning Point series was donated to the Maya Centre. In addition 33 of you gave an extra £5 donation when ordering from our online shop. In 2014 we will continue our support. To the list of the above books, we will add our Coming-of-Age series.
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