One of the lesser known prizes for short fiction in Spain names its winner as Australia’s high-profile Miles Franklin Literary Award issues its 2020 shortlist.
Book market developments in May point to growth in China’s already powerful ‘online literature’ sector, led by the ‘Ran Freely’ trilogy by Wu Zhe.
Today’s deals include fiction, nonfiction, and children’s books from Europe and the Americas. One title was longlisted for the International Booker this year. Another is from a generation ago.
This tranche of honors administered by the society is cast this year as having to do with literature challenging inequality and includes several programs with age restrictions on eligible writers.
Seeking ‘transformative fiction’ on contemporary issues, Aspen Literary Prize director Adrienne Brodeur says that serious literature creates empathy.
From Germany, Spain, Cameroon and France, the United States, Québec, Greece, Majorca, and the United Kingdom, our titles today are in the early stages of their rights sales.
The world booksellers organization in Belgium states its support for shops burned in Minneapolis, and the International Booker delays its prize date.
Hay Festival organizers in Wales are outspoken about the broad participation they’ve had in the digital iteration of their flagship event, while the Costa program has called for entries in its 49th edition.
Today’s deals come from India, Sweden, the UK, Finland, Italy, and Norway and include art books, adult fiction, kids’ nonfiction–and historical train tales.
Five of the Society of Authors-administered prize programs with a combined £100,000 at stake are to be awarded in digital programming next month.