Tagged: Svetlana Alexievich

Rankin and Fry stand in solidarity with Ukrainian writer on 100th day of hunger strike

Svetlana Alexievich, Ian Rankin and Stephen Fry are among the authors joining in calls for the release of Oleg Sentsov as the Ukrainian writer and filmmaker, currently held... Read more

Shayevich and Fitzcarraldo Editions win inaugural Translation Prize

Bela Shayevich’s "extraordinary" and "fearless" translation of Second-Hand Time by Nobel Prize in Literature winner Svetlana Alexievich, published by Fitzcarraldo Editions, has won the inaugural TA First Translation Prize.... Read more

Nobel winner Alexievich longlisted for Baillie Gifford Prize

The winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature, Svetlana Alexievich, is among the names on the 2016 longlist for the Baillie Gifford Prize (formerly... Read more

Alexievich wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich, 67, has won the Nobel Prize in Literature. The chair of the Swedish Academy, Sara Danius, said her polyphonic writings were "a monument to suffering... Read more

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