*+-Winners of the 2015 Best Translated Book Award, Can Xue for fiction and Rocío Cerón for poetry, were announced at BookExpo America this year.
*+-Hungarian author László Krasznahorkai has won the £60,000 Man Booker International Prize for his ‘achievement in fiction on the world stage.’
*+-Winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, Shukri Mabkhout spoke of his inspiration in the Tunisian revolution and use of Modern Standard Arabic.
*+-Spanish and Portuguese-language specialists, the Mertin LIterary Agency, took home “International Literary Agent of the Year” prize at the LBF this month.
*+-167 titles have been submitted in for this year’s selection process of the German Book Prize 2015. The jury will announce the shortlist in August 2015.
*+-The Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa (PRAESA) has been named the winner of the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.
*+-Authors representing 10 countries — 6 countries for the first time — are included on the shortlist for the Man Booker International Prize.
*+-Russia’s Samokat has been awarded the Jeri Laber International Freedom to Publish Award from the Association of American Publishers.
*+-The Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year announces the shortlist for 2015. Vote now to help choose the winner!
*+-The winner of the 2014 Typographical Era Translation Award is ‘Texas: The Great Theft’ by Carmen Boulossa, the first book from Deep Vellum Publishing.