Ongoing pandemic market conditions for Amazon Publishing in London, Eoin Purcell says, reflect ‘intensity’ in entertainment consumption.
Tejaswini Niranjana, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Curzio Malaparte, and Archana Venkatesan win this year’s ALTA’s National Translation Awards.
ALTA has shortlisted work translated from Spanish, French, Arabic, Kannada, Bengali, Chinese, Italian, Croatian, Tamazight, and Korean.
Authors including Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman, Olga Tokarczuk, Max Porter, and Bernardine Evaristo lead the Society of Authors’ appeal.
From these finalists for the PEN America Literary Awards, winners will be announced on April 8 and receive a total of more than US$380,000.
More than 250 donor-attendees logged in to the digital edition of the Words Without Borders Gala in support of literature in translation.
In an upcoming digital discussion, World Kid Lit, focused on translated literature for children, will hear from translators.
A book written in a child’s voice wins the 2020 International Booker Prize, its author from a devoutly religious Dutch farming family.
Industry Notes: The bestseller by Donald Trump’s niece is going into its 14th printing. And Penguin Random House India inks deals with US, UK independents.
While the COVID-19 has sent the publisher’s staffers to their home offices, Olga Tokarczuk’s Nobel win still pushes the team to introduce emerging voices.