Romanian literature is having a moment on the world stage, as exemplified by its frequent focus at global book fairs, including last week’s in Göteborg. We survey the scene.
Published simultaneously in Finnish and Swedish, Philip Teir’s debut, The Winter War: A Novel of Marriage, uses the ennui of a heavy Helsinki winter to represent the global zeitgeist.
In the UK, the Writers’ Center Norwich has become a key hub for global writers, and plans are a progressing to open an new international writers center.
The relaunched Commonwealth Book Prize continues to be a key conduit of exchange between underrepresented countries and regions to the UK publishing community.