Last year’s winner, Paul Beatty’s ‘The Sellout,’ has sold rights into 26 foreign languages, 19 since he won the Man Booker Prize, say organizers.
From Scroll.in: Indian feminist publisher Urvashi Butalia has ‘a constant feeling that there is so much more to do…I hope it never leaves me.’
Created in memory of the late New Zealand literary community figure Michael Gifkins, the new award provides a publishing contract and advance.
Five jurors based in the UK and North America will select the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize in the spring of 2018.
The attorney and author James Grippando, with more than a dozen Jack Swyteck novels published, is the seventh winner of the ‘ABA Journal’ and University of Alabama School of Law’s prize. By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 ‘My Dual Career’ he University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal have announced the James Grippando, the author of Gone Again …
‘We need the perspective of fine historical writing more than ever,’ says Rana Mitter, a juror for the 10th-anniversary Cundill History Prize.
Now open for submissions, a short-story competition themed on Delhi is accepting English and Hindi works, in part to boost short-form work in India.
From Wasafiri and the Caine Prize: Bushra al-Fadil, whose inspirations include Hawking’s ‘A Brief History of Time,’ is cited for his ‘mode of perception.’
Twenty-four titles are now in contention–with shortlists to come in August–for the 2017 round of ALTA’s National Translation Awards.
Both the winning illustrator and author are given more than $600 in books to donate to their local libraries, as well as more than $6,300 in cash.