The author of Oprah Book Club selection ‘Breath, Eyes, Memory,’ Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat has won the 25th Neustadt Prize, awarded biennially.
‘Important literature knows no borders,’ says the Neustadt International Prize’s sponsor. Its finalists are from France, India, Pakistan, Russia, and USA.
Hailing how Wang Anyi has ‘continuously transformed her writing and altered her literary directions,’ the Newman Prize is set to honor her.
The Neustadt Prize’s biennial recognition of children’s and YA literature has, for the first time, chosen an all-female finalist roster. The winner will be announced in October.
Honoring the 2016 Neustadt International Prize winner, novelist and essayist Dubravka Ugrešić, the 2016 Neustadt Festival is in October.
On the occasion of receiving the $50,000 Neustadt International Prize, author Mia Couto shared his views on his role in the African literary landscape.