Translations longlisted for the National Book Award have been recognized in stages of the International Booker, the Valle Inclán, and more.
US National Book Awards 2021 Longlist: Young People’s Literature
These 10 longlisted titles include verse, illustration, and prose about gender, sexual identity, race, politics, family history, world events.
Nancy Pearl Is National Book Foundation’s 2021 Literarian Award Recipient
Praising ‘her infectious love of books,’ the National Book Foundation names Nancy Pearl the recipient of one of two lifetime achievement awards.
US’ National Book Awards Schedule a ‘Primarily In-Person’ Ceremony
The National Book Foundation plans to return to Cipriani Wall Street in a physical award program that’s to be streamed.
Scholastic’s Richard Robinson, Dead at 84, a Leader in Children’s Books
Calling reading a ‘civil right,’ Richard Robinson joined Scholastic in 1964 and led the company for almost 50 years.
US National Book Awards Foundation Names Ruth Dickey As Executive Director
Ruth Dickey, the executive director of Seattle Arts & Lectures, is to take up her new post with the National Book Foundation on May 17.
US National Book Awards Program: Spring Season
The National Book Foundation’s new digital outreach series includes international literature and translation.
The UK’s Society of Authors’ £13,000 Translation Prize Shortlists for 2020
The 2020 Translated Literature winner of the US’ National Book Awards was among this group of translation prizes in 2019.
Craig Brown’s ‘The Beatles in Time’ Wins the Baillie Gifford Prize
Taking home a £50,000 purse, the journalist and author of ‘Ma’am Darling’ wins the 2020 Baillie Gifford Prize, focused on nonfiction.
Yu Miri, Morgan Giles, Charles Yu Win 2020 US National Book Awards
Yu Miri and translator Morgan Giles win the 2020 National Book Awards category for translated literature, and Charles Yu wins for fiction.