The 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to Belarusian journalist and author Svetlana Alexievich.
International Translation Day, an annual conference in London, has become a lodestone for the translation community to gather, talk shop and get inspired.
China’s The Bookworm bookstore has launched a lit mag, a new writer’s prize, and will begin publishing English translations of new Chinese novels next year.
The winner of the German Book Prize, Germany’s most prestigious literature award, will be chosen from these six shortlisted novels just before the Frankfurt Book Fair.
PublishNews’ Carlo Carrenho profiles the six fascinating winners of a new prize honoring Brazil’s top young publishing talent.
Spanish author Enrique Vila-Matas has been awarded the 2015 Romance Languages Prize by the Guadalajara Book Fair (FIL) worth $150,000.
Get to know the winners of the European Union Prize for Literature at the Frankfurt Book Fair and find out about translation funding for these books.
Author Antonio Malpica Maury has become the first Mexican to win the SM Iberoamerican Children’s and YA Literature Award, which carries a $30,000 purse.
The Sheik Hamad Award for Translation and International Understanding, from Qatar, is bestowing more than a $1m in prize money over 5 categories.
Two science fiction translations, one from the Dutch and another from Chinese, took home the best novella and best novel honors at this year’s Hugo Awards.