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Antoine Volodine
Antoine Volodine is the the primary pseudonym of a French writer of Slavic origins, born in 1950. Volodine has published twenty books under this name, including Minor Angels, winner of the Prix Wepler and the Prix du Livre Inter; Naming the Jungle, Writers, Post-Exoticism in Ten Lessons, Lesson Eleven, Bardo or Not Bardo, and  Radiant Terminus, for which he won the Prix Médicis 2014; five books under the name of Lutz Bassmann, including We Monks and Soldiers; five children's books under the name of Elli Kronauer; and thirteen books under the name of Manuela Draeger, including three collected within In the Time of the Blue Ball.   After Sudayeva’s death, he translated the Russian portions of Slogans into a definitive French text for Editions de l’Olivier in 2004, and translated a definitive Russian text for База in 2013.

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Prize Entry

April 2017

1,040 MPH

Alexander Slotnick

Prize Entry

April 2017

Isaac Goodchrist, Esq. reviewed the 48-hour letter.   …therefore, in the strictly professional opinion of this author, the nation’s...

fiction

January 2014

Leg over Leg

Ahmad Fāris al-Shidyāq

TR. Humphrey Davies

fiction

January 2014

First published in 1855, Leg over Leg recounts the life, from birth to middle age, of ‘the Fāriyāq,’ alter ego of...

Interview

November 2011

Interview with Margaret Jull Costa

Sam Gordon

Interview

November 2011

On first impressions, this interview with Margaret Jull Costa, happening as it did – for the most part –...