Prizes

 

Found in Translation Award 2014: for Peirene No 12, Chasing the King of Hearts by Hanna Krall

Translator Philip Boehm receives the prestigious annual award from the Polish Book Institute in London and New York for his translation of Chasing the King of Hearts.

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Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2014: Peirene No 10 receives runner-up prize

Peirene No 10, The Mussel Feast by Birgit Vanderbeke, translated from the German by Jamie Bulloch, receives runner up prize with special mention at IFFP 2014.

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International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2014: Peirene No 8 and No 9 longlisted

Two-thirds of our Small Epic series, The Murder of Halland by Pia Juul and The Brothers by Asko Sahlberg, longlisted for the IMPAC prize 2014.

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British Book Design and Production Awards 2013 

In November 2013 Peirene's Series of The Turning Point was highly commended at BBDP Awards 2013.

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Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2013: Peirene No 8 longlisted

In March 2013 The Murder of Halland by Pia Juul, translated by Martin Aitken was longlisted for IFFP 2013.

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Time Out and The Hospital Club h.Club100 list: The most innovative and influential people in the British creative and media industries: Publisher Meike Ziervogel 

Peirene Publisher Meike Ziervogel has been voted as one of Britain's 100 most innovative and influential people in the creative and media industries 2012.

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Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2012: Peirene No 4 longlisted

In March 2012 Next World Novella by Matthias Politycki, translated by Anthea Bell, was longlisted for IFFP 2012.

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Scott Moncrieff Prize 2011 for Best English Translation from French

In February 2012 our translator Adriana Hunter was awarded the Scott Moncrieff Prize for Peirene No 1, Beside the Sea by Veronique Olmi.   

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British Book Design and Production Awards 2011

In November 2011 Peirene's Series of The Man was highly commended at the BBDP Awards 2011 in the Brand/Series Identity, second only to Picador's Don DeLillo series.

"Instantly recognisable as a series, the unusual mix of type and graphical elements ensured these books stood out, making this collection worthy of its highly commended status."
 

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Winner of IPG Newcomer of the Year Award 2011 : 

In March 2011 Peirene was named the winner of the Independent Publishers' Guild Newcomer of the Year Award. The Judges congratulated Peirene on its beautifully produced and pitched books, and admired its marketing strategies and spin-off literary salons.

“Peirene is the very essence of independent publishing,” they commented. “It has a real passion for its books as well as a vision for what it wants to achieve. This is a very well thought through endeavour and deserves to succeed.” 

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Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2011: Peirene No 1 longlisted 

In March 2011 Beside the Sea by Véronique Olmi, translated by Adriana Hunter, was longlisted for the IFFP 2011.