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

@poppypeacockpen ... clara dot ministral at peirenepress dot com Happy reading!
Wed Apr 01 19:32:46 +0000 2015

Thank u to all who entered #PeiQuiz today!Our winner is @poppypeacockpen Congrats!Pls choose a Pei book & send address to...
Wed Apr 01 19:32:12 +0000 2015

@ayca_tur Exactly, the characters are so real in my head - I wanted to keep them in tact
Wed Apr 01 19:30:59 +0000 2015

@maudie43 Thanks Clarie - 3rd time that one has come up today :)
Wed Apr 01 19:27:58 +0000 2015

@ayca_tur I loved the book so much I couldn't bring myself to watch it. Am so glad I didn't now :)
Wed Apr 01 19:20:46 +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

INDEPENDENT FOREIGN FICTION PRIZE 2015

Peirene No 13, The Dead Lake by Hamid Ismailov (translated from the Russian by Andrew Bromfield), is long-listed for the IFFP 2015.

SCHLEGEL-TIECK PRIZE FOR GERMAN TRANSLATION 2014

Congratulations to our translator Jamie Bulloch, who has received the Schlegel-Tieck Prize 2014 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.

Join our Mailing List

To receive our monthly newsletter and priority booking for Peirene events


Supported by