The United States’ most prominent awards program for audiobooks turns 25 this year with a 24-category shortlist of finalists.
Alongside its public events, the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature aims to establish a Global Alliance of Literary Festivals with a conference for organizers.
The UK’s Royal Voluntary Service for the elderly is the charity of the year at London Book Fair, which is also honoring young publishing players.
What jurors call ‘an extraordinary and important book that people need to read,’ Jack Fairweather’s timely ‘The Volunteer’ wins the top Costa in London.
The Manchester-based Portico Library Prize for Literature–focused on the country’s North– finds its winner in a native of Sunderland.
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.