The 2020 edition of the ‘Canada Reads’ literary debate show rolls out a roster of five titles, each turning on contemporary social and/or political issues.
Thanks to the co-direction of the Jaipur Literature Festival by juror Namita Gokhale, the Dylan Thomas Prize is in India for its longlist announcement.
King’s College literature and history professor emeritus Patrick Wright has been announced as chair of the Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2020
Organizers of the long-running book fair in Cairo cite security concerns in excluding jailed Prix Voltaire winner Khaled Lotfy’s Tanmia Publishing.
Bologna’s influential Best Children’s Publishers of the Year program has its deadline for submissions this year at the end of the month.
Kennedy is moving at the end of February to a new directorship at the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute.
‘Issues that are important to the public today’ are examined in today’s three shortlists that the UK’s Parliamentary Book Awards held back—for the election.
The winners of the Deutscher Buchtrailer Award program will be named on January 30. The top prize winner’s book trailer will be seen in Berlin cinemas.
A separate competition from the main category and overall award, the Costa Book Awards Short Story program uses public voting to choose its winner.
The newly created German Nonfiction Prize has entries not only from German publishers but also from houses in Switzerland and Austria.