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Andrej Nikolaidis wins English PEN award

Andrej Nikolaidis’s novel Anomaly, translated by Will Firth, won the prestigious English PEN Award for translated literature. Andrej Nikolaidis is a CdM columnist.

The novel was published by the London publishing house Peirene Press. The Montenegrin edition of the novel was published by Fokalizator, while the first edition was published by Buybook from Sarajevo.

Anomaly is the fourth novel by Andrej Nikolaidis published in England. Before Anomaly, translations of his novels Son, Arrival and Nine were published in London as well. Anomaly is the first Montenegrin novel to receive the English PEN Award.

WHSmith, one of the largest bookstore chains in the English-speaking world, with over 1,700 bookstores, advertises Anomaly as follows: “With dark humor and relentless evocations of Thomas Bernhard and Pier Paolo Pasolini, Anomaly is an exciting, provocative novel written by one of the most special voices of European literature”.

Andrej Nikolaidis is a member of the Bosnian Academy of Sciences and Arts – BANUK, Dukley Academy of Sciences and Arts – DANU, the Montenegrin Society of Independent Writers, the Croatian, Montenegrin and Bosnia-Herzegovina PEN and the Croatian Society of Writers.

He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the European Union Prize for Literature, the Mesa Selimovic Award for the best novel published in Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as the Montenegrin state awards Miroslav Gospel and the 13 July Award.

Nikolaidis lives in Ulcinj.

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Srećno, Nikolaidis! Zasluženo.

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