We’re thrilled to announce that Maja Haderlap’s distant transit is a finalist for the 2023 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation! Tess Lewis translated Maja’s collected poems from German, following up the publication of her translation of Maja’s novel Angels of Oblivion. We extend our warmest congratulations to the duo for their brilliant work. The PEN Award Finalists have recognized 43 writers and 11 translators at all stages of their careers, across 11 distinct book awards. distant transit is one of five works of poetry selected for the Award for Poetry in Translation shortlist. To read more about the finalists, be sure to visit the PEN America website here. You can order distant transit from our website, here.