Translator Damion Searls has received the US$10,000 Wolff Translator’s Prize, and the Women Poet’s Prize announces a collection of Rebecca Swift’s work.
The London Book and Screen Week’s CAMEO Awards get their first outing in New York City with an award for a US audiobook adaptation during BookExpo.
The Man Booker International has its first Arabic-language winner. Oman’s Jokha Alharthi and Boston-born translator Marilyn Booth split the £50,000 award.
Representatives of the 28 international UNESCO Cities of Literature are in Norwich and Nottingham this week for the first such gathering held in England.
The acclaimed debut novelist talks of his fellow-feeling for ‘aspiring writers, who are writing from a place similar to where I began.’ Gunaratne divides his time between London and Malmö.
The annual ‘Nibbies,’ as the British Book Awards are known, this year are led by the acclaimed Irish author, Sally Rooney, who calls herself ‘astonishingly lucky.’
Led by Nikla Shukla’s contemporary story of young people trying to work out corruption in an inner city housing scam, the CrimeFest awards are announced in Bristol.
Sarah Odedina and Deborah Ahenkorah have launched a literary agency specialized in mentoring and promoting African middle-grade and teen fiction.
An all-female group of five geographical regional winners are named today (May 9 ) in this year’s Commonwealth Short Story Prize program.
‘What can we deduce from these hardy perennials?’ asks Richard Charkin. He looks at some of the leading reference works for clues to lasting sales success.