The jury for this year’s German Book Prize comprises seven jurors who will soon start reading. Deadline for applications: March 29.
At a time when literary fiction has a chance to illuminate the struggles and needs of many, the leading Arabic fiction prize’s shortlist makes the point.
Cited for being ‘at the forefront of reclaiming a space for German letters’ in the USA, Epler is to receive the Friedrich Ulfers at Festival Neue Literatur.
Million-copy-selling bestsellers get Platinum status in the UK’s new edition of the Specsavers-sponsored award, market performances verified by Nielsen.
Both the number and nature of commercially successful translations of Korean titles are questioned in a crowded international marketplace for books.
Jonathan Wright’s translation of Saud Alsanousi’s novel involving guest workers in the Gulf takes the 12-year-old Banipal Trust’s award.
A new competition has been announced in Australia’s publishing community. And this time, the honorees aren’t authors but editors.
Having started with 12 titles, the Jhalak Prize Book of the Year longlist stands now at 11 books, its intent to honor writers of color.
The top prize in this pan-African, award program for debut authors includes the Etisalat Fellowship at the University of East Anglia.
A new novel is based on the author for which the Jalal Al-e Ahmad Literary Awards are named. Bairami’s ‘Barren’ is set in 1982.