The UK-based Forward Prizes have added a performed-poetry category, the winners of all four shortlists to be named in October.
Running December 14 to 17, the program has the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society as its lead organizer.
Ruth Dickey, the executive director of Seattle Arts & Lectures, is to take up her new post with the National Book Foundation on May 17.
Lisa Lucas will become SVP and publisher of Knopf imprints Pantheon and Schocken after the 2020 National Book Awards digital prize ceremony in November.
Lottery funds in the UK have generated more than £1.85 million for Book Aid International, and F+W Media’s assets in arts and crafts go to Peak Media.
The second ‘Bibliotopia’ weekend at Switzerland’s Jan Michalski Foundation features 14 authors in a consideration of freedom of expression and writers’ roles in society.
Led by the American poet Danez Smith, this year’s trio of Forward Prize winners have collected a total £16,000 in prize money in the program’s Southbank Centre awards evening in London.
Ten books of poetry and five single poems are shortlisted for the 2018 edition of the UK’s Forward Poetry Prizes, which are to be awarded in London in September.
Entries open today (January 22) in the Forward Prizes in for Poetry, with a total purse of £16,000 (US$22,175) divided among three categories of work. Writing from the UK and Ireland is eligible.
The three winners of the Forward Prizes for Poetry have been announced. Now in their 26th year, the prizes aim to raise the visibility of poetry and poets.