Auction for Elsewhere & Archipelago

Welcome to our benefit art auction! By bidding on these wonderful works of art, you are helping us bring out extraordinary works of international literature and beautiful children’s books in outstanding translations. Since 2003, Archipelago Books has consistently identified and translated essential and singular voices from around the world.

By giving a good home to a remarkable work of art, you will be an integral part of our forthcoming publications, which include works by Hanne Ørstavik, Martin Aitken, Ida Jessen, Scholastique Mukasonga, Bill Johnston, Sara Khalili, Elizabeth Harris, and Maja Haderlap. All bidding begins on June 15th at 12:00am and ends on June 30th at 9:00pm EST. To support our mission further, please visit us here. Feel free to email Emma Raddatz ( with any questions at all. Thank you to all artists for their extremely generous participation. A heartfelt thank you for your support.