Specific mentorships in Korean, Russian and Catalan as well as non-language-specific mentorships will begin in October at the association’s conference.
Porter Anderson looks at reactions to the news of Larry Kirshbaum’s departure from Amazon Publishing, plus problems with print, and more.
Funded by the Amazon Literary Partnership, the Best Translated Book Award gives $5,000 to each winning author and translator, and is administered by Chad W. Post of the literary site Three Percent and Open Letter, a nonprofit literary press.
The 2019 ‘The Beekeeper of Aleppo’ is by a daughter of Cypriot refugees and restates the still-young Aspen Words’ program’s internationalism.
Named for an avid young reader who died very early, Oscar’s Book Prize recognizes titles for pre-schoolers with an eye to family reading.
The National Book Foundation cycle of award announcements includes this year’s group of ‘5 Under 35’ emerging literary talents, ‘whose debut titles provide a first look at their exceptional talent as fiction writers,’ according to David Steinberger.
A diverse, all-female group of authors has been selected for the US’ National Book Foundation’s ‘5 Under 35’ program, honoring fiction debuts.
With references to the US election, the National Book Award ceremony recognized writers of color, like Colson Whitehead, and joy as ‘an act of resistance.’
Translator Larissa Kyzer’s curation of Icelandic writings from the past five years describes ‘a harbor both outward- and inward-looking.’
A ‘sea change in trade book publishing,’ writes Richard Charkin, accelerate as Brexit puts the UK industry’s EU exclusivity into a new light.