The author-filmmaker Iva Pezuashvili wins the €10,000 European Union Prize for Literature in its newly evolved single-prize format.
The European Writers’ Council issues its statement in Russian. Signatories join from Spain, Croatia, Ireland, Poland, Sweden, more.
The two federations in the European Union Prize consortium outline the new approach and their regret at the departure of the Writers’ Council.
The European Writers’ Council breaks with two sister organizations over a new structure for the European Union Prize for Literature
This year, the honors go to writers from countries including Bulgaria, Latvia, Iceland, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Sweden.
Shortlists from: Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Iceland, Latvia, Malta, Moldova, the Netherlands, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, Sweden, and Tunisia.
‘In the midst of the greatest rupture in world society,’ publishing, bookselling organizations hail the new European prize winners for solace in dark hours.
A trend toward public reading-engagement projects continues, this time as the European Union Prize for Literature’s 10th-anniversary short-fiction competition opens for reads and votes on newly created ‘European stories.’
In 2018, the European Union Prize for Literature will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a new writing contest open only to previous winners of the prize.
From Radio Prague: A winner of the EU Prize for Literature, Bianca Bellová says that when she hears her text translated, ‘I feel a bit embarrassed.’
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