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Bryony Rheam's short story collection Whatever Happened to Rick Astley? has been nominated for the Outstanding Fiction Book award for Zimbabwe's  National Arts Merit Awards (NAMAs).

 

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Our open submission window has now CLOSED. Many thanks to everyone who sent us their manuscripts. Please bear with us while we read through them all. We hope to have responded to everyone within a couple of months. If you haven't heard from us within three months please feel free to query your submission with our Publishing Manager, Carly: carlyparthian@gmail.com  

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Parthian will be open to submissions for three weeks from Monday November 6th until midday on Monday November 27th, reading for our 2025 list. What we are looking for: novels, creative non-fiction, and poetry. What we are not looking for: short story collections, YA / children's fiction, or translations. Please send submissions and any queries, when the submission window is open, to our dedicated email address: parthiansubmissions@gmail.com Please read the information on the FAQ page of our website regarding submissions. We will try to respond to all submissions within twelve weeks but please bear in mind that we are a...

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The paperback edition of Tempo: Excursions in 21st Century Italian Poetry is out today! Check out the introduction to this rich collection below.

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#The Lake, Alex Zucker, Award Winner, Awards, Bianca Bellova, EBRD literature Prize 2023 -

      The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is delighted to announce that The Lake by Bianca Bellová, translated from Czech into English by Alex Zucker and published by Parthian Books, is the winner of the EBRD Literature Prize 2023.   The winning work of translated literary fiction, originally published in the Czech Republic, was chosen by an independent panel of judges composed of Toby Lichtig (Chair), Maya Jaggi, Arkady Ostrovsky and Natasha Randall.Both author and translator were congratulated in person by EBRD President Odile Renaud-Basso at an awards ceremony at the Bank’s headquarters in London. The...

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