The late Sonny Mehta’s widow, Gita, has endowed graduate writing study programs in England and in the United States.
Dawnie Walton Wins the 2022 Aspen Words Literary Prize
The fifth iteration of the US$35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize goes to journalist Dawnie Walton for ‘The Final Revival of Opal and Nev.’
Awards: The Aspen Words Literary Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist
One debut is among the five shortlisted titles for the US$35,000 Aspen Words Literary Awards, focused on issue-driven fiction.
After 36 International Rights Deals, ‘Station Eleven’ Is Headed for Television
As Emily St. John Mandel’s ‘Station Eleven’ premieres in its HBO Max adaptation, her new ‘Sea of Tranquility’ is set for April from Knopf.
Aspen Institute Names Its 2022 Aspen Words Literary Prize Longlist
Now in its fifth award cycle, the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize names 16 books to its 2022 longlist, with a shortlist to come February 23.
AAP Annual Meeting Speakers: Lemon, Klobuchar, Stone
Three speakers were heard on issues of racial and social justice, monopoly power, and the evolution of very big tech in book retail.
AAP Honors Amy Klobuchar With Its 2021 Distinguished Public Service Award
Amy Klobuchar is the first woman to have been elected to the US Senate from Minnesota. Her new book ‘Antitrust’ was released in April.
Aspen Words’ Issue-Driven Literary Prize: The 2021 Longlist
The Aspen Words Literary Prize is focused on authors whose work deals in cultural relevance and contemporary conditions.
Aspen Institute: ‘Changing the Narrative’ on Diversity in Publishing
In a straightforward discussion, even the concept of inclusivity was called out for assumptions about diversity.
Aspen Institute Looks at a Publishing Industry Challenged to Embrace Diversity
Aspen asks, ‘Why is the world of publishing so reluctant to offer Black writers the same major book deals typically offered to white writers?’