Some 426 years after his death at age 11, Shakespeare’s son Hamnet and his twin sister have memorials at Holy Trinity Church.
Susanna Clarke Is Named Winner of the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction
In London, the £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction goes to Susanna Clarke for her second novel, the fantasy ‘Piranesi.’
At Abu Dhabi International Book Fair: Salha Obaid on Fact and Fiction
The Emirati writer’s fiction explores the rapid changes in her home country in recent decades, with factual research as a foundation.
In London, the Women’s Prize for Fiction Names Its Shortlist
Two titles on this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist are debuts. The winner of the 2021 edition is expected to be announced on May 7.
The UK Women’s Prize for Fiction Names a 16-Title Longlist
With six nationalities represented and the same number of debuts this year, the Women’s Prize for Fiction plans a July winner’s announcement.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Named Women’s Prize ‘Winner of Winners’
The Nigerian-American author won the Orange Prize in 2007 and her novel ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ was voted best of the Women’s Prize’s 25 years.
Maggie O’Farrell Wins the UK’s 2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction
Historical fiction novel Hamnet, about the son of William Shakespeare, by Maggie O’Farrell becomes the 25th winner of the UK Women’s Prize for Fiction.
Rights Roundup Preview: Finnish Debut Sells English Rights
Set in Lapland during Finland’s postwar recovery, Petra Rautiainen’s ‘Land of Snow and Ashes’ is getting quick rights-sale traction.
Rights Roundup: An Autumn Collection of Fiction and Bird-Watching
Today’s rights roundup draws on properties from Sweden, Cuba, Argentina, Spain, France, Italy, and Brazil, and covers a range of genres and interests.
Mark Sullivan’s ‘Beneath a Scarlet Sky’ Racks Up Rights Sales
James Patterson collaborator Mark Sullivan’s labor of love may turn out to be his most successful book yet in the run-up to Frankfurt.
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