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.
Finland’s Philip Teir on Bilingual Publishing and the Global Novel
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.
Bringing Worlds Together at the Writers’ Centre Norwich
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.
Fostering Literary Respect for Underrepresented Regions, Authors
The relaunched Commonwealth Book Prize continues to be a key conduit of exchange between underrepresented countries and regions to the UK publishing community.