The newly announced 2021 Booker Prize for Fiction longlist of 13 titles honors proven talent as well as a couple of debuts.
Longlists of both published and unpublished comedic writing from women have been announced in the Comedy Women in Print Prize’s third year.
The 10-year Earthshot Prize for climate-crisis response efforts will see its companion book published in September in the United Kingdom.
A longtime University of Washington professor and author, Shawn Wong is named for his efforts in seeing Asian-American literature published.
The illustrated debut novel ‘Orphans of the Tide’ wins the 2021 Branford Boase Award, which honors both authors and their editors.
For the first time, a translator will chair the International Booker Prize jury, with Singapore-born translator Jeremy Tiang aboard, as well.
The winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize is a Columbia University MFA graduate who specializes in motherhood in Sri Lanka.
The 22nd winner of the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction is also known for ‘One People,’ ‘Bird Brain,’ and ‘Time To Go.’
PEN Translates’ new grants include books originating in Arabic, Croatian, Spanish, Swedish, Portuguese, Irish, Japanese, and Tibetan.
North and Latin American, Asian, and European markets take national stands, as authors including Helen MacDonald, Aminata Touré are announced.