‘The constraint is a liberation,’ says film producer Tessa Ross, whose leadership of the Baileys Women’s Prize for 2017 honors the work of women writers.
‘It’s markedly more difficult for women to make it into English translation,’ says English PEN’s Maureen Freely, who leads the Warwick Prize development. First award to come in the autumn.
Ten contemporary titles in French translated to English are in the first of two rounds of voting for the new Albertine Prize. A winner is named June 6.
In its unusual criteria of stories that “engage with some aspect of medicine, health, or illness,” the Wellcome Prize is for fiction and nonfiction
‘Myriad characters fighting fate in their own way,” says YZ Chin, are featured in her story collection honored by Feminist Press and TAYO Literary Magazine.
The jury for this year’s German Book Prize comprises seven jurors who will soon start reading. Deadline for applications: March 29.
At a time when literary fiction has a chance to illuminate the struggles and needs of many, the leading Arabic fiction prize’s shortlist makes the point.
Cited for being ‘at the forefront of reclaiming a space for German letters’ in the USA, Epler is to receive the Friedrich Ulfers at Festival Neue Literatur.
Having started with 12 titles, the Jhalak Prize Book of the Year longlist stands now at 11 books, its intent to honor writers of color.
The top prize in this pan-African, award program for debut authors includes the Etisalat Fellowship at the University of East Anglia.