In the US, the National Endowment for the Arts today announces the recipients of its 2020 translation and creativing writing grants totaling $1.2 million.
The long-running community-reading program from the NEA’s literature program, its Big Read, has just added new titles to its carefully curated offering for its new round of grant applications.
Over the years, the NEA has issued grants bringing literature into English from 69 languages and 83 countries. These are the 2019 fiscal year fellowships, with a December 5 deadline for the next round.
The 100 books being voted on by the public in PBS’ summer reading encouragement program, ‘The Great American Read,’ now are highlighted in a ‘book of books.’ And Unicorn’s latest art essay release runs on the mid-century American auto obsession.
The US National Endowment for the Arts announces 79 grants for its Big Read program, while PBS’ ‘The Great American Read’ adds videos on bookish topics this month.
A Vermont creative writing course includes a focus on translation, and the National Endowment for the Arts announces 22 new translation grants.
Marking 10 years of community readings of books, the USA’s National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read reboots itself with a new, contemporary aim in literature for whole cities to read together.
Never one to stay at his desk, Simon & Schuster’s Ira Silverberg is holding an auction for lunch, a natural for this man-about-publishing.