Having planned its program in a hybrid format, the Asian Festival of Children’s Content is delaying in-person events amid new coronavirus cases.
The Hachette Book Group workforce in 2020 was 3.9 percent black, the company says, 6.7 percent Asian, 20 percent Hispanic or Latinx.
In its fourth year, the 2021 Aspen Words Prize goes to Louise Erdrich for her fiction on the Native American struggle for self-determination.
Again, Simon & Schuster’s zeal for expanding its strong political books list in nonfiction finds the Big Five house under fire.
The UK’s Translators Association issues a statement on debates about who should translate whom–and ‘institutional barriers.’
‘We’re now in a multicultural moment,’ says McGill University’s Alain Farah. ‘Literature can have something else to say.’ (Sponsored)
Supporting recipients with $165,000 grants, the Windham-Campbell Prizes honor critical thinkers in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama.
The 2021 Audie Awards include two wins for NK Jemisin’s ‘The City We Became’ and two for ‘The Autobiography of Malcolm X.’
‘Do we practice what we publish?’ is the key question in the Association of University Presses’ new look at workforce diversity.
The Jhalak Prize program, for five years honoring writers of color, this year adds a specific new recognition for children’s and YA books.