Women hold an impressive number of executive posts in French publishing. On International Women’s Day, the hope is that more can move into top spots.
‘We want a new library of 100 great books by women’ says Hay Festival founder Peter Florence, as Cambridge University Press opens this year’s selection of free-to-read International Women’s Day content.
Citing ‘education and research for everyone and by everyone,’ Cambridge University Press’ leadership offers pertinent readings for International Women’s Day.
Open to writers under 35, the 2020 UK Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year honor goes to poet Jay Bernard for the collection ‘Surge.’
The Nigerian-American author won the Orange Prize in 2007 and her novel ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ was voted best of the Women’s Prize’s 25 years.
The UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction is charging for four nights of shortlist readings and the awards ceremony in September.
The UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction digitally announces its shortlist for 2020, which includes big-name authors Hilary Mantel and Bernardine Evaristo.
Industry notes: The Rathbones Folio Prize winner talks about collectively reimagining our narratives, as programs reschedule their plans.
Arabic-to-English translator Marilyn Booth tells us about the challenges and positive signals she sees for Arabic literature in translation to reach new readers.
As the Sharjah PublisHer Summit approaches, Bodour Al Qasimi and Tracey Armstrong talk about the international momentum of women in publishing.