The Tree and the Vine nominated for the Vondel Prize

My English translation of The Tree and the Vine by Dola de Jong, published by Transit Books, is one of nine books longlisted for the Vondel Prize, a biannual award for Dutch literature in translation.

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Translator’s Note on Literary Hub

The translator's note that I wrote for the Tree and the Vine by Dola de Jong has been adapted and published on LitHub. I learned so much working on this project and am grateful to have a publisher so committed to translator visibility. You can read the full article HERE

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Great reviews for Dola de Jong!

My English translation of  Dola de Jong's Dutch post-war classic, The Tree and the Vine [De thuiswacht], published by the wonderful Transit Books, came out in May! It was an absolute honor to translate this stunning and important work. So far, the translation has received glowing reviews in The New York Times, Harper's Magazine and The Paris Review. I couldn't be more thrilled to see Dola finally get the attention she deserves! You can order the book from your local bookstore or on the Transit Books website.

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