Last week, organizers announced the 55 books from 14 participating countries nominated for the 2021 European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL).
The first prize, worth €20,000, will be equally divided between the winning author and translator. Two runners-up and their translators will receive a prize of €1,000 each.
"their bright lights
infect me with an intellectual insomnia
shrinking my soul,
and blinding my eyes,"