The Women’s Prize 2023 shortlisted books are called by the jury ‘ambitious, diverse, thoughtful, hard-hitting and emotionally engaging.’
International Women’s Day: The Women’s Prize for Fiction Names a 2023 Longlist
On the eve of International Women’s Day, the Women’s Prize for Fiction in England names 16 novels to its £30,000 longlist.
Sheikh Zayed Book Award: Scientific Committee Reviews Recommendations
The scientific committee’s deliberations precede the Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s upcoming 17th-edition shortlist announcements.
England’s Women’s Prize Adds a Nonfiction Award
Twenty-eight years after being established, the Women’s Prize for Fiction is to get a nonfiction sister award in the United Kingdom.
England’s Booker Prize Asks Public To Name Its Trophy
The public is invited to propose names for the Booker’s Jan Pieńkowski-designed trophy, then vote on a shortlist.
Sheikh Zayed Book Award: Funding for Nine Translations Into Five Languages
Nine newly announced translations of supported by the UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award have taken six Arabic books into five languages.
In England, the Booker Prize Names Its 2023 Jurors
Translation rights for the Booker’s 2022 winner reportedly have sold into 24 languages since ‘The Seven Moons of Maali Alemeida’ won.
Sheikh Zayed Book Award: Submission Evaluation Concludes for 17th Edition
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award reading panel has concluded its review of 3,151 submissions from 60 nations, a record influx of nominations.
Shehan Karunatilaka’s ‘Seven Moons’ Wins the 2022 Booker
A tale of a war photographer’s post-death search for truth in Sri Lanka’s violence wins the UK’s Booker Prize for Fiction.
The UK’s Booker Prize for Fiction Names Its 2022 Shortlist
Half the shortlisted books for the £50,000 Booker Prize for Fiction are from independent publishers. The winner will be known October 17.