‘The constraint is a liberation,’ says film producer Tessa Ross, whose leadership of the Baileys Women’s Prize for 2017 honors the work of women writers.
‘Unjustly jailed’ in Russia ‘for nothing other than the expression of his views,’ Oleg Sentsov is the newest recipient of the influential PEN/Barbey honor.
The Dylan Thomas Prize is unusual for its flexibility. The shortlist includes a book of poetry, two books of short stories, plus novels—two of them debuts.
‘It’s markedly more difficult for women to make it into English translation,’ says English PEN’s Maureen Freely, who leads the Warwick Prize development. First award to come in the autumn.
Ten contemporary titles in French translated to English are in the first of two rounds of voting for the new Albertine Prize. A winner is named June 6.
From 126 books, the Man Booker International Prize longlist honors 13 ‘compulsively readable and ferociously intelligent’ titles translated into English.
With publicity agents churning out releases and publishers’ stands hectic with meetings, London Book Fair has opened its crowded three-day schedule.
In its unusual criteria of stories that “engage with some aspect of medicine, health, or illness,” the Wellcome Prize is for fiction and nonfiction
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.