On this year’s longlist, the Scotiabank Giller Prize jury has chosen five books published by independent publishing houses of Canada.
From the Daily Nation: While publishers in Kenya enjoy seeing their titles win prizes like the Jomo Kenyatta Prize, some may not adequately capitalize on those wins with marketing.
Called ‘a group of novels grown from tradition but also radical and contemporary,’ the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist of six books is announced in London.
Beginning September 27, you can read English translations of excerpts from the six shortlisted German Book Prize titles at the ‘New Books in German’ site.
Having named a shortlist in June, the Miles Franklin prize goes to Perth’s Josephine Wilson, who publishes with University of Western Australia Publishing.
EBRD’s new award will draw from a wide pool of original languages for work translated into English. Submission is made by UK publishers.
‘Important literature knows no borders,’ says the Neustadt International Prize’s sponsor. Its finalists are from France, India, Pakistan, Russia, and USA.
French novelist, biographer, director, and screenwriter Emmanuel Carrère has won Guadalajara International Book Fair’s annual Romance Languages Award.
Ahead of the annual Bloody Scotland festival in September, the William McIlvanney Prize shortlist for Scottish crime fiction has been announced.
With a more stringent voting process, the Hugo Awards have steered clear of past years’ conservative pressures, presenting a 2017 list of diverse winners.