The condemnation of the withdrawal of an award from author Kamila Shamsie on political grounds has gained momentum with a major objection from authors
India’s DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Releases Shortlist
The far-reaching DSC Prize, based in India and devised to support literature in all South Asia, has issued its eighth annual shortlist.
The UK’s Sunday Times/PFD Award for Younger Writers Shortlists Four Debuts
In line for the 20th iteration of The Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Prize honor four authors 35 or younger have been named to the program’s shortlist.
Women Should Be Seen AND Heard: Women Writers from Asia Pacific
Continuing the discussion of femal writers in Frankfurt, a standout panel of women from the Asia Pacific region discussed gender and social perceptions of women.
Kamila Shamsie Wins £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction
In the year that Kamila Shamsie once proposed as a ‘Year of Publishing Women,’ the Pakistani-British author has won the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018 for ‘Home Fire’ in London.