The shortlist of Angelus Central European Literature Award 2022

The Jury selected the shortlist of the Angelus Central European Award 2022. The winners – both an author and a translator (of the winning book, and in case a Polish writer wins – of another book from the shortlist) will be announced during the gala on 15 October 2022.

Also, between 15 September and 14 October, readers will be voting for their favourite title, the author of which will receive the Natalya Gorbanevskaya Award and a 3-month residency in Wrocław.

1.  Alhierd Bacharevič, Сарока на шыбеніцы [Magpie on the Gallows], transl. into Polish by Igor Maksymiuk, Jan Maksymiuk, published by Fundacja Pogranicze i Ośrodek „Pogranicze – sztuk, kultur, narodów” | BELARUS

2.  Kapka Kassabova, To the Lake. A Balkan Journey of War and Peace, transl. into Polish by Krzysztof Środa, published by Wydawnictwo Czarne | BULGARIA

3. Zoltán Mihály Nagy, A Sátán fattya [Satan’s Litter], transl. into Polish by Daniel Warmuz, published by Warsztaty Kultury | HUNGARY

4.  Edward Pasewicz, Pulverkopf, Wielka Litera | POLAND

5. Jaroslav Rudiš, Winterbergs letzte Reise [Winterberg’s Last Journey], transl. into Polish by Małgorzata Gralińska, published by Książkowe Klimaty | THE CZECH REPUBLIC

6.   Andrzej Stasiuk, Przewóz [Transport], published by Wydawnictwo Czarne | POLAND

7.  Katarzyna Surmiak-Domańska, Czystka [Purge], published by Wydawnictwo Czarne | POLAND