Jennifer Croft 

Longlist, 2022 National Book Awards
Finalist, 2018 National Book Awards

Jennifer Croft won a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship for her novel The Extinction of Irena Rey, the 2020 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for her illustrated memoir Homesick, and the 2018 International Booker Prize for her translation of Olga Tokarczuk’s Flights.
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The Books of Jacob

book cover for Olga Tokarczuk, The Books of Jacob
ISBN 9780593087480 Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House

Translated from the Polish . The Nobel Prize–winner’s richest, most sweeping and ambitious novel yet follows the comet-like rise and fall of a mysterious, messianic religious leader as he blazes his way across eighteenth-century Europe. More about this book >

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Flights

Flights by Olga Tokarczuk book cover
ISBN 9780525534198 Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House

Translated by Jennifer Croft Flights explores what it means to be a traveler, a wanderer, a body in motion not only through space but through time. Where are you from? Where are you coming in from? Where are you going? More about this book >

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Jennifer Croft and Olga Tokarczuk read at the NBAs Finalists Reading

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Jennifer Croft 

Jennifer Croft won a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship for her novel The Extinction of Irena Rey, the 2020 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for her illustrated memoir Homesick, and the 2018 International Booker Prize for her translation of Olga Tokarczuk’s Flights. A two-time National Book Award–honoree, Croft is Presidential Professor of English & Creative Writing at the University of Tulsa. (Photo credit: Kelly Kurt Brown)

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