With a more stringent voting process, the Hugo Awards have steered clear of past years’ conservative pressures, presenting a 2017 list of diverse winners.
Carrying a purse of US$25,000, the DSC Prize honors the ‘exceptional qualities in the novels selected’ for its longlist of 13 titles.
This year’s National Translation Award shortlists include the first book of Mongolian poetry published in the States and a campground under a zombie attack.
Open to female and male writers of color, the Eleanor Taylor Bland annually goes to an unpublished writer working on a mystery-in-progress.
Last year’s winner, Paul Beatty’s ‘The Sellout,’ has sold rights into 26 foreign languages, 19 since he won the Man Booker Prize, say organizers.
From Scroll.in: Indian feminist publisher Urvashi Butalia has ‘a constant feeling that there is so much more to do…I hope it never leaves me.’
Created in memory of the late New Zealand literary community figure Michael Gifkins, the new award provides a publishing contract and advance.
Five jurors based in the UK and North America will select the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize in the spring of 2018.
The attorney and author James Grippando, with more than a dozen Jack Swyteck novels published, is the seventh winner of the ‘ABA Journal’ and University of Alabama School of Law’s prize. By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 ‘My Dual Career’ he University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA Journal have announced the James Grippando, the author of Gone Again …
‘We need the perspective of fine historical writing more than ever,’ says Rana Mitter, a juror for the 10th-anniversary Cundill History Prize.