As part of the launch of Hay Festival’s Latin American anthology, ‘Bogotá39-2017,’ author Samanta Schweblin and editor Sara Malagón talk about labels and gender.
The London Book Fair’s annual Insights Seminar Program is addressing a number of publishing industry topics including children’s books, translation, and Brexit.
‘To my mind, freedom of expression is a basic human right,’ says the Pulitzer-winning Jennifer Egan as she takes over from Andrew Solomon as president of PEN America.
Implementing the change announced last year, the Women’s Prize for Fiction names Deloitte and NatWest as sponsors with Baileys, no one of them a title sponsor as Baileys and Orange have been in the past.
British, American, Lithuanian, Estonian, and Latvian writers are featured in this year’s timely lineup at London Book Fair, including David Baldacci and Jacqueline Wilson.
‘Borders physical, ideological and aesthetic, and who is permitted to cross them’ are at issue in this year’s three-day festival of events, March 23 through 25, in German-language literature in New York.
The Hay Festival events in Colombia, Peru, Spain, Mexico and Wales are part of the package won each year by a single practitioner in writing. Its the Hay Festival International Fellowship.
For a second time in its 46-year life, the Costa Book Award’s chief honor is a posthumous award, the jury chair calling Helen Dunmore’s ‘Inside the Wave’ poetry collection ‘a modern classic.’
Anita Djafari, head of Litprom in Germany, talks about the 30-year history of the LiBeraturpreis, which honors women writers from Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Arab world.
Roughly 60 Specsaver Bestsellers were fêted overnight (January 25) at London’s May Fair Hotel, with Nielsen Book determining which titles sold 250,000, 500,000, and 1 million units in 2017.