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.
The longlist of the 2015 German Book Prize includes some new and familiar authors. Find out more about these books and the rights available.
Gloria Steinem has been awarded the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for her continuing commitment to fighting for social justice and women’s equality.
Fifteen titles have made the cut for the 2015 longlist of the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year, last year won by Brad Stone’s ‘The Everything Store’.
The five Americans on the Booker Prize long list confirms fears that Britons would be side-lined following the controversial change to let them compete.
Akshita Nanda asks if it will ‘take an international award’ for Singaporean writers and publishers to be taken seriously…or is Singapore its own worst enemy?
German author and Middle East expert, Navid Kermani, will receive the 2015 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his writing and political activism.
After analyzing 15 years’ worth of top literary prize winners, Nicola Griffith notes that books about women rarely win.
The nine finalists for the 2016 Neustadt International Prize for Literature include candidates from China, the UK, Canada, Sierra Leone, and more.