Seeking ‘transformative fiction’ on contemporary issues, Aspen Literary Prize director Adrienne Brodeur says that serious literature creates empathy.
The annual announcement of Amazon Literary Partnership funding names 66 nonprofit programs that support writers and their development.
The 2019 ‘The Beekeeper of Aleppo’ is by a daughter of Cypriot refugees and restates the still-young Aspen Words’ program’s internationalism.
Since 2009, Amazon Literary Partnership funding nonprofit organizations supporting authors’ work and development has made more than US$12 million in grants.
Reiterating its emphasis on voices underrepresented in many parts of the publishing industry, the Amazon Literary Partnership reaches its 10th year.
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.
Now nearing its 10th year, the Amazon Literary Partnership has granted more than US$10 million to writer support organizations in the United States.