The Tree and the Vine
The Tree and the Vine nominated for the Vondel PrizeMy 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.
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.