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Ioana Parvulescu awarded the European Prize for Literature



Writer Ioana Parvulescu was awarded on Thursday, at the Goteborg Fair, the European Prize for Literature, for the novel “Viata incepe vineri” (“Life Begins on Friday”) – 2009, the distinction being awarded by Androulla Vassiliou, the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, adevarul.ro informs. “Life Begins on Friday” was published in 2011 in a Swedish translation, by the Bonnierforlagen Publishing House, translated by Jeane Jarlsbo with the help of ICR – through its TPS program run by the National Book Center. The European Prize for Literature honors the best new authors emerging throughout Europe. This year, the 12 winners were announced on Thursday, during the opening ceremony for the Goteborg Book Fair, by Androulla Vassiliou, the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth.

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