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.
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.