The Albertine Prize recognizes American readers’ favorite contemporary Francophone literature while encouraging the discovery of new literary voices, translated and published in the US in the past year. The selection presents a range of stories from many diverse locations and perspectives, reminding us of the importance of looking beyond one’s own borders. 

You don’t have to read them all to participate! Read one novel or more from the list below, and vote for as many as you want!

HOW TO VOTE:

Voting will take place online at Albertine.com from March 14- April 30, 2017. Participants are encouraged to vote twice: once during the first round (March 14-April 14) from a selection of ten titles, and again during a final round (April 14-30) from a selection of 3 titles. Voters must be in the United States for their vote to register and they must provide their name and email address. Voters are not required to read the entire selection of the books and they may vote for one or several titles. Voters must provide an email address and vote from within the United States in order for their vote to register.

CALENDAR

March 14: Round one, vote from a selection of 10 books
April 14: 3 finalists announced, round two voting starts
April 30: Voting ends
June 6: Winner is announced by the Albertine Prize Honorary Chairs, acclaimed author and translator Lydia Davis and French literary critic and TV and radio host François Busnel.

FOLLOW ALBERTINE:

Twitter: @albertinebooks
Facebook: #albertineprize

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The Albertine Prize

When
Ongoing - April 30, 2017
Where
United States
United States

The Albertine Prize recognizes American readers’ favorite contemporary Francophone literature while encouraging the discovery of new literary voices, translated and published in the US in the past year. The selection presents a range of stories from many diverse locations and perspectives, reminding us of the importance of looking beyond one’s own borders. 

You don’t have to read them all to participate! Read one novel or more from the list below, and vote for as many as you want!

HOW TO VOTE:

Voting will take place online at Albertine.com from March 14- April 30, 2017. Participants are encouraged to vote twice: once during the first round (March 14-April 14) from a selection of ten titles, and again during a final round (April 14-30) from a selection of 3 titles. Voters must be in the United States for their vote to register and they must provide their name and email address. Voters are not required to read the entire selection of the books and they may vote for one or several titles. Voters must provide an email address and vote from within the United States in order for their vote to register.

CALENDAR

March 14: Round one, vote from a selection of 10 books
April 14: 3 finalists announced, round two voting starts
April 30: Voting ends
June 6: Winner is announced by the Albertine Prize Honorary Chairs, acclaimed author and translator Lydia Davis and French literary critic and TV and radio host François Busnel.

FOLLOW ALBERTINE:

Twitter: @albertinebooks
Facebook: #albertineprize