Yu Miri and translator Morgan Giles win the 2020 National Book Awards category for translated literature, and Charles Yu wins for fiction.
Longlisted authors and translators for all five categories of the National Book Awards’ 71st outing have been announced this week.
An advocate for ‘authors and readers,’ Carolyn Reidy will be the first to receive the National Book Foundation’s Literarian Award posthumously
As she plans her final awards season, Lisa Lucas takes stock of the progress the National Book Foundation has made in service to readers and authors.
Lisa Lucas will become SVP and publisher of Knopf imprints Pantheon and Schocken after the 2020 National Book Awards digital prize ceremony in November.
The States’ 71st National Book Awards ceremony follows other international publishing events onto the ether, as ‘a beacon of hope for all who attend.’
At 19 events in 13 states, the National Book Foundation now is on the road, crisscrossing the country in the spring season of its NBF Presents programming.
The US National Book Awards appear ready to turn their staying power into stability, and coupled their 2019 prize-fest with an appeal for funding.
World rights, English-only world rights, territorial rights, language-specific rights? By Edward Nawotka “As the world becomes more and more a global marketplace, there will be fewer barriers to exploiting rights around the world,” says David Steinberger, president and publisher of Perseus Book Group. Increasingly, he notes, this means that means pursuing world rights for titles as a way of eliminating any …
By Edward Nawotka “I believe there is significant potential for English language e-books on the international markets,” David Steinberger, president and publisher of Perseus Book Group, told us last month during an interview at the Digital Book World publishing conference. “What you have to understand is there has always been demand, even in non-English speaking countries. The publishers have tried …