The 50,000-franc Jan Michalski Prize-winner is Taina Tervonen’s ‘The Gravediggers,’ called by jurors ‘an incredibly powerful book.’
Russian Court Closes Memorial International, 2021 Michalski Prize Winner
In what France’s foreign minister terms ‘a terrible loss,’ Moscow’s high court closes the organization and publisher Memorial International.
An Exposé of the ‘Ostarbeiter’ Wins Switzerland’s 50,000-Franc Jan Michalski Prize
The Jan Michalski Prize for Literature honors Georgia Thomson’s new translation of the title about East European victims of Nazi forced labor.
Switzerland’s 2020 Jan Michalski Foundation Prize Goes to Mia Couto
The Jan Michalski Prize jury awards Mia Couto with its 2020 honor for his ‘Sands of the Emperor’ trilogy on Mozambique.
Nobel Laureate Olga Tokarczuk Speaks at Frankfurt’s Opening Press Conference
Four days after winning the Nobel Prize for Literature, author Olga Tokarczuk is a surprise add to the Frankfurt Book Fair’s opening press conference.
Olga Tokarczuk’s Widening Recognition: Switzerland’s Jan Michalski Prize 2018 Laureate
Another step in the fast-developing international visibility of the Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, the 50,000-franc Jan Michalski Prize.
Switzerland’s Jan Michalski Prize Announces Its Shortlist
Open to authors everywhere and meant to contribute to their international recognition, the Jan Michalski Prize is to be awarded in November.