Reflecting on Jill Krementz’s iconic photo of Stephen King, Roger Tagholm considers the mystery of what is revealed by the author’s photograph.
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The five finalists for the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction include Daniel Alarcon, Karen Joy Fowler, Joan Silber, Percival Everett, and Valeria Trueblood.
The Literature Translation Institute (LTI) of Korea has placed 20 works of early-modern Korean fiction online for free.
Writing for The Guardian, Robert McCrum observes that ‘the credit crunch and the internet are making writing as a career harder than it has been for a generation.’
A new breed of writers in Hindi, many of them graduates of the prestigious IIT-IIM, are “seeking to become the agents of a new revolution in Hindi literature.”
Young Malaysian publisher Buku Fixi is making waves, recently with translations of novels by Stephen King and Neil Gaiman. We talk to its founder.
Bookslut’s Daphne Awards is touting the best books of 50 years ago and the shortlist is out now, with the fiction list starting with Cortazar’s Hopscotch.
Perhaps it was the result of China landing a spacecraft on the moon, but 2013 was a banner year for science fiction writing in China, says The Daily Beast.
In Publishing Perspectives’ Issues on the Ehter, Porter Anderson preps an #EtherIssue live debate on Hugh Howey’s new AuthorEarnings.com initiative.
A campaign exists to retire the term Francophone. But if we replace “Francophone” with “world literature in French,” does that suffice?