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.
Hailing how Wang Anyi has ‘continuously transformed her writing and altered her literary directions,’ the Newman Prize is set to honor her.
The writers’ support organization Sisters in Crime releases a new report on diversity in mystery writing and today’s book publishing industry.
From The Guardian, several leading literary translators talk about the nuanced art of translating a nation’s finest literature into another language.
‘Bond was, and is, pure escapism. Bourne reflects the world around him,’ says author Eric van Lustbader, who is at work on the 11th Jason Bourne novel.
As the fifth Bourne film is released, a trio of author Robert Ludlum’s publishing colleagues think back on his writing and the book business.
‘Operating on the edge’ of traditional storytelling formats, Tom Abba explores new ways to combine physical world and digital technology and convey stories to readers.
Is the ‘perennial cachet’ in fantasy fiction so strong for booksellers in India that ‘writers are told by publishers to base their stories around the time of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata’?
‘People who write well and are very readable’ are featured in the new anthology, Mehrotra says, and ‘I have a reputation for drinking.’
Andy Hunter plays a trio of roles in today’s publishing culture. Before his participation in our Rights Conference on Monday (June 13), he talks to us about the impetus for all three ventures: ‘to bring attention to, and advocate for, literary writing.’