Orhan Pamuk’s literary tribute to Istanbul wins the 1-million-ruble Yasnaya Polyana Literary Prize this year, based at Leo Tolstoy’s estate.
The recently launched ENLIT, the European Network for Literary Translation, aims to develop international literature and translation funding programs.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair’s Weltempfang stage, speakers came together on a potentially divisive question of modern European identity in literature.
With ‘roots in China’s social transformation,’ a newly evocative body of writing is developing in China, beginning with the global recognition of author Mo Yan.
The jury has decided: Bodo Kirchhoff wins the 2016 German Book Prize for his novel ‘Encounter’ (‘Widerfahrnis’) about two travelers in Italy.
Whether you’re joining us at Frankfurt Book Fair or following along from afar, there’s good listening for publishing people everywhere these days.
Latin America is guest region of honor at this year’s Guadalajara Book Fair. Along with 650 writers from 44 countries, the fair will host a rights exchange program.
Opening a ninth decade, the high-visibility Canadian Governor General’s award series in literature has seven categories, each in both French and English.
‘If language and literature could be viewed as heritage,’ writes OUP’s Mini Krishnan, ‘there would be training grounds to preserve and develop them.’
A number of books have been translated from Dutch to English ahead of Flanders and The Netherlands’ appearance as the 2016 Guest of Honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair