Termed a ‘shock announcement’ by the Booker Foundation, a 1993 rule against splitting the Booker is defied by this year’s jury, led by Peter Florence.
The American Literary Translators Association shortlists five prose and five poetry titles in its annual awards for translation into English.
Frankfurt 2021 Guest of Honor Spain roklls out €230,000 (US$252,383) in translation funding this week, and the German Book Prize announces live streaming.
The Arab world’s authors, says International Prize for Arabic Fiction winner Ibrahim Nasrallah, see weak book sales and politics: ‘Our voices aren’t heard.’
‘There has never been a better time for Indigenous publishing’ in Australia, says one book publisher, as Indigenous writing hit the bestseller lists.
Jury chair Jörg Magenau says that issues of family relationships and contemporary male identity are at play in the German Book Prize 2019 shortlist.
The iconic fiction and nonfiction writer of 20th-century American gay life, Edmund White, receives the medal from film director John Waters on November 20.
‘Topics of inclusion, global issues, science, the environment, and nature themes’ are the focus of Greystone’s new line of books for children.
The American Literary Translators Association announces a longlist of 12 prose and 12 poetry titles in its annual awards for translation into English.
A set of six novels the Booker’s Gaby Wood calls ‘political, orchestral, fearless, felt’ is announced in London, the 2019 Booker Prize shortlist.