The UK’s Translators Association issues a statement on debates about who should translate whom–and ‘institutional barriers.’
This year’s longlist for the International Booker Prize includes its first self-translating author, Kenya’s Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o.
The Scottish-American winner of the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction writes in Broad Scots and says he’s fascinated with translators’ work.
One of four debut novelists among the six writers shortlisted this year, Stuart wins for ‘Shuggie Bain,’ also a National Book Award finalist.
Produced in partnership with the BBC, the Booker Prize for Fiction winner-announcement ceremony will be streamed on November 19 and feature several star speakers.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair conference, writer Bernardine Evaristo delivered a forceful keynote on the systemic bias against people of color in the UK publishing industry.
The widely awarded author and inclusivity champion gives her keynote on the third day of the Frankfurt Conference program.
The six-title Booker Prize for Fiction shortlist carries forward four of the eight debuts that were included in its late-July longlist.
A book written in a child’s voice wins the 2020 International Booker Prize, its author from a devoutly religious Dutch farming family.
The Booker Prize longlist of 13 authors includes work from four independent houses–Canongate, Daunt Books Publishing, Faber & Faber, and Oneworld.