The Madrid-based Desperate Literature program and the BBC National Short Story Award open submissions and name their 2021 jurors.
Three writers who work in literature and screenwriting are behind the shortlisted trio of works in the Costa honors’ 2020 cycle.
The five category winners of the 2020 Costa Book Awards are announced, with the ‘book of the year’ honor to come later this month.
Book club and literary community Rebel Women Lit aims to ‘showcase the amazing range’ of Caribbean literature with the newly launched Caribbean Readers’ Awards.
The Jagriti Publishing House and its bookstore are Razia Rahman Joly’s memorial to her slain husband, publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces six new translations from Arabic and offers translation grants for all its shortlisted titles.
The new Snapplify Foundation is the winner of a 2020 Bett MEA award for its work in expanding ed-tech services’ availability in Africa.
Even the awards win awards in the UK, as the British Book Awards is named Event of the Year at the 2020 Independent Publisher Awards.
‘The Foundations and Transformations of Arabic Literary Theory’ will examine Arabic literary theoretical frameworks, in June and October.
Sarah Frier’s ‘No Filter’ takes the £30,000 Business Book of the Year honor, in a strong shortlist from the FT and McKinsey & Company.