Five world regions are represented in this year’s 13 longlisted books for the Man Booker International Prize, which divides its award between translator and author.
Implementing the change announced last year, the Women’s Prize for Fiction names Deloitte and NatWest as sponsors with Baileys, no one of them a title sponsor as Baileys and Orange have been in the past.
Called MFest, a three-day program at the British Library in late April looks at the range, evocations, and implications of Muslim cultural diversity and literature at the British Library.
Looking for wider sales for its Danish authors in English-language markets, Copenhagen publisher Rosinante & Co. has inked a new partnership with the UK agency Rogers Coleridge & White.
The 2018 jury for Germany’s top literary prize includes literary critics, authors, a bookseller, and a former publisher. The winner will be announced on October 8.
Some publishing players in the UK are protesting the Man Booker Prize for Fiction’s eligibility rules, saying that the Booker should reimpose a ‘ban on American writers.’
Anita Djafari, head of Litprom in Germany, talks about the 30-year history of the LiBeraturpreis, which honors women writers from Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Arab world.
The Man Booker Prize is now open to Irish books. The Booker Prize Foundation says the aim is to recognize Irish independent publishers as readily as those in the UK.
The author of Oprah Book Club selection ‘Breath, Eyes, Memory,’ Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat has won the 25th Neustadt Prize, awarded biennially.
Nine African cities are included in the new listing of ‘Creative Cities’ from UNESCO, seven of them for an emphasis on literature among urban settings.