The late Sonny Mehta’s widow, Gita, has endowed graduate writing study programs in England and in the United States.
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.’
One debut is among the five shortlisted titles for the US$35,000 Aspen Words Literary Awards, focused on issue-driven fiction.
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.
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.
Three speakers were heard on issues of racial and social justice, monopoly power, and the evolution of very big tech in book retail.
Amy Klobuchar is the first woman to have been elected to the US Senate from Minnesota. Her new book ‘Antitrust’ was released in April.
The Aspen Words Literary Prize is focused on authors whose work deals in cultural relevance and contemporary conditions.
In a straightforward discussion, even the concept of inclusivity was called out for assumptions about 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?’