Peirene Press 2020 10 years of world-class translations

Out now

News and Events

  • Faces on the Tip of My Tongue, now in 3:AM Magazine!

    Delighted to announce that ‘The Loony and the Bright Spark’ is now available to read on 3:AM Magazine, marking the first story from Faces on the Tip of My Tongue to appear online! This tale of a man standing by the ...

  • Full house for our Faces on the Tip of My Tongue launch!

    Absolutely thrilled to have had a full house for our Faces on the Tip of My Tongue launch event last Thursday! It was fascinating to hear translators Sophie and Jenny sit down with Joanna to discuss Emmanuelle Pagano’s work, their selection ...

  • Peirene in The London Magazine’s Autumn issue!

    IT'S HERE. 'The Dropout' from Faces on the Tip of My Tongue is in The London Magazine's Autumn issue, and we couldn't be happier! It's included amongst 130 pages of the best new fiction, poetry and literary criticism around. 'The Dropout' is one of ...


A Peirene subscription isn’t just a wonderful treat, it is essential to our work. Your subscription enables us to publish translated literature that wouldn’t normally reach the mainstream market.

It supports our work with refugees and our commitment to gender equality in publishing. We need your subscription to do what we do, it’s that simple.

Please note our website uses cookies to improve your experience. I understand. For more information see our Privacy Policy .