Granta has opened submissions for the 4th edition of their seminal Best of Young British Novelists list.
Alexander Kidd’s Literature Prize, called a rival to the Booker, is closer to fruition with a potential new source of funding.
Lebanese novelist Rabee Jaber won this year’s coveted $50,000 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, aka the ‘Arabic Booker’ for The Druze of Belgrade.
The 2012 winners of the BolognaRagazzi Awards given to the best designed books for children were announced, celebrating and acknowledging global creativity.
The the first annual Bologna Ragazzi Digital Award was given to Dans Mon Reve (In My Dreams) by e-Toiles Editions. Tell us: who is going to win next year?
No, Murakami’s 1Q84 didn’t make the list of 25 titles for the Best Translated Book Awards for fiction, but every one that did is well worth seeking out.
An ambitious experiment in innovative packaging by German lit mag BELLA triste has garnered a big prize, praise from readers, and strong sales.
97-year-old Chilean poet Nicanor Parra has won Spain’s prestigious Cervantes Prize for literature.
The Etisalat Prize for Arabic Children’s Literature was established promote reading among Arabic-speaking families and books featuring Middle Eastern characters
The DSC Prize of South Asian Literature awards a writer $50,000 for a work focusing on South Asian themes, and gains recognition in international publishing.