Twenty-five judges will produce 50 longlisted titles, then 25 shortlisted books, and finally five winners of the 2018 National Book Awards, this year with the all-new Translated Literature prize among them.
As nationalism continues to influence American politics, the National Book Awards adds a category for translated literature with ‘the power to touch us as American readers.’
Feminism Has No Boundaries’ is the title of France’s Albertine Books festival this week, as Cynthia Nixon is named Naitonal Book Awards host.
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.’
A wide array of poetry and prose, in English and Filipino and other languages, goes into competition in The Philippines’ awards program, which comprises work in multiple languages.
The National Book Awards suggest that books are where grown-ups go when they want to use all of their minds and hearts, says Salon’s Laura Miller.
This year’s National Book Award goes to a young adult novel written in verse about a family escaping from Saigon to the United States.
In last year’s International Excellence Awards, Europe and Asia were prominent among winners, with Bonnier taking the inclusivity prize.
The 2020 International Excellence Awards ceremony will be held for the first time in a London outside the European Union.
As the 10th Watty Awards open for submissions today (June 4), winners have chances to be paid, published, and developed for screens.