by Rebecca Gisler
translated from French by Jordan Stump

In a small seaside town on the French coast lives Uncle. He shares his house with his niece and nephew, who look after him when they could be doing something – anything – else. A disabled veteran with odd habits, Uncle is prone to drinking, hoarding and gorging, not to mention the occasional excursion down into the plumbing, where he might disappear for days at a time.

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Peirene Stevns Translation Prize 2024

Open for translators from Dutch to English

We are delighted to announce the launch of our 2024 Peirene Stevns Prize. The prize is open to any translator over the age of 18 who has not yet published a full work of fiction in translation. This is the sixth year of the prize, which is made possible by the generous support of Martha Stevns. Please click the link below for more information and entry guidelines.