‘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.
From 126 books, the Man Booker International Prize longlist honors 13 ‘compulsively readable and ferociously intelligent’ titles translated into English.
With publicity agents churning out releases and publishers’ stands hectic with meetings, London Book Fair has opened its crowded three-day schedule.
In its unusual criteria of stories that “engage with some aspect of medicine, health, or illness,” the Wellcome Prize is for fiction and nonfiction
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.
Million-copy-selling bestsellers get Platinum status in the UK’s new edition of the Specsavers-sponsored award, market performances verified by Nielsen.
Both the number and nature of commercially successful translations of Korean titles are questioned in a crowded international marketplace for books.