Friday, May 09, 2008

2008 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize

BELGIAN-BORN cognitive psychologist and novelist Paul Verhaeghen’s Omega Minor, translated from the Flemish by the author himself, has won the 2008 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, the U.K.’s leading prize for contemporary literature in translation, beating out a treasure trove of literary fiction from all over the world, it was announced at an awards ceremony in London on May 8, 2008. Omega Minor was published by Dalkey Archive Press in 2007, first published in Flemish in 2004.


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