The Goncourt Academy announced the longlist for the Prix Goncourt, considered to the be the most prestigious literary prize in France. The winner be announced on November 4.
Plenty of people have predictions about who will win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Care to place a bet? Ladbrokes announces its odds on which author will win.
The late New York Times Reporter Anthony Shadid, who died in Syria last year, is among the winners of the 2013 Arab American Book Awards.
PEN America announced the winners of the 2013 PEN Literary Awards, a list that includes both notables and newcomers.
Strega Prize-winner Edoardo Nesi discusses his anti-globalization polemic book, The Story of My People, literature and the role of a writer in politics.
As far back as 1970 there has been a surprising level of convergence between the Neustadt Prize for Literature, awarded in Oklahoma, and the Nobel Prize.
The 2013 longlist of fiction for the Man Booker Prize will surprise and intrigue in equal measure. The shortlist will be announced in September and the winner on October 15.
The shortlist nominees for the 2013 PEN Literary Awards have been announced. Categories include debut works, nonfiction, picture books and translation.
The Academy of the Folio Prize have selected The Balloonist by MacDonald Harris and Party Going by Henry Green as the first of its daily literary highlights from now until July 16.
Sally Gardner has won the prestigious Carnegie Medal for Maggot Moon; Levi Pinfold won the Kate Greenaway Medal for illustrations in his picture book, Black Dog.