Three Stork Press titles selected World Literature Today’s Notable Translations 2013

We are thrilled to announce three of our titles published this year have been selected for the World Literature Today’s Notable Translations 2013.


Mariusz Czubaj’s 21:37, translated by Anna Hyde

Tadeusz Różewicz’s Mother Departs, translated by Barbara Bogoczek

Witold Szabłowski’s The Assassin from Apricot City. Reportage from Turkey, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones


Our warmest congratulations to the authors for writing such unforgettable and exciting stories and letting us publish them for the English audience, and translators for their impressive work. We also would like to extend our gratitude to the Polish Cultural Institute in London, Polish Book Institute and English PEN for the financial support.



Mariusz Czubaj’s 21:37 won the High Calibre Award for the Best Polish Crime Novel in 2009.

Tadeusz Różewicz’s Mother Departs won the Nike Prize in 2000, Poland’s most prestigious literary award and has been selected as the finalist for The People’s Book Prize, Summer 2013, in the category of non-fiction.

Witold Szabłowski’s The Assassin from Apricot City. Reportage from Turkey, is the winner of English PEN Award 2013, European Parliament Journalism Award 2011 and Beata Pawlak Award 2011. The book was also nominated for the 2011 Nike Prize, Poland’s most prestigious literary award.


All books are available in paperback and eBook Kindle editions.