‘Publishing needs new voices,’ says Julia Bell, project director of The Mechanics’ Institute Review, an anthology of short stories from Birkbeck University.
Hay Festival Announces Bogotá39-2017 Anthology of Latin American Authors
Ten years after publishing its original edition, the Hay Festival in Colombia announces the authors in the latest Bogotá39 anthology.
India’s Palash Krishna Mehrotra on ‘House Spirit’
‘People who write well and are very readable’ are featured in the new anthology, Mehrotra says, and ‘I have a reputation for drinking.’
Leveraging YouTube: Bloomsbury Pairs Authors and Booktubers
Next summer, Bloomsbury will publish a unique collection of short stories from some of the biggest names in YA publishing and ‘booktubers’ on YouTube.
Latest Best Books Lists from Brazil
Three sources for the best books in Brazil: literature, children’s and short stories.
Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Urdu…Who Knew?: Words Without Borders’ Surprise Hit
By Chip Rossetti Last fall marked the release of Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East, an anthology of modern Middle Eastern literature in translation that has had a surprising success in the American market. Tablet & Pen represents a fruitful collaboration between the literature-in-translation online magazine Words Without Borders and anthology editor Reza Aslan, author of …
IPAF Mentors Young Arabic Writers, Produces Anthology
By Edward Nawotka Fiction writing in Arabic has suffered from neglect in international circles, with most of the attention going to poets or political manifestos. But things are starting to change and Western-style workshops are popping up around the Middle East. Over the next nine days, seven promising young Arabic writers will be taking part in a unique writers workshop …