The six-title Booker Prize for Fiction shortlist carries forward four of the eight debuts that were included in its late-July longlist.
The African Studies Association UK has recognized Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, and the National Book Foundation honors author Walter Mosley.
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.
The Singapore Literature Prize program honors work in the four official languages of the island nation: Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil.
The UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction is charging for four nights of shortlist readings and the awards ceremony in September.
The 2020 Singapore Book Awards include three newly added digital-publishing categories including audiobook, ebook, and digital marketing.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s Dr. Ali Bin Tamim announces a restructuring and new members for the program’s scientific committee.
Recognizing digital publishing and reading in Singapore, the Book Publishers Association’s awards this add ebooks, audiobooks, and digital marketing.
The Booker Prize longlist of 13 authors includes work from four independent houses–Canongate, Daunt Books Publishing, Faber & Faber, and Oneworld.
The annual Asian Festival of Children’s Content–itself postponed to October–this year takes its illustration show online with 13 nations’ illustrators represented in the curated collection.