The Scottish-American winner of the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction writes in Broad Scots and says he’s fascinated with translators’ work.
One of four debut novelists among the six writers shortlisted this year, Stuart wins for ‘Shuggie Bain,’ also a National Book Award finalist.
Produced in partnership with the BBC, the Booker Prize for Fiction winner-announcement ceremony will be streamed on November 19 and feature several star speakers.
The seventh Aké Arts and Book Festival in Lagos is all online and available for all to see. Events are free and open to the public.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair conference, writer Bernardine Evaristo delivered a forceful keynote on the systemic bias against people of color in the UK publishing industry.
The widely awarded author and inclusivity champion gives her keynote on the third day of the Frankfurt Conference program.
Historical fiction novel Hamnet, about the son of William Shakespeare, by Maggie O’Farrell becomes the 25th winner of the UK Women’s Prize for Fiction.
The Aké Arts and Book Festival has a strong activist context for many of its 2020 events, set around the theme ‘African Time.’
The UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction is charging for four nights of shortlist readings and the awards ceremony in September.
The Booker Prize longlist of 13 authors includes work from four independent houses–Canongate, Daunt Books Publishing, Faber & Faber, and Oneworld.