Alongside our regular rights roundup, a look at two of this year’s Nobel winners, authors Jon Fosse and Narges Mohammadi.
In recognition of ‘his innovative plays and prose which give voice to the unsayable,’ Jon Fosse wins the Nobel Prize in Literature 2023.
The 2021 edition of Russia’s Yasnaya Polyana literary competition includes a 45-book longlist in contemporary Russian prose.
Four days after winning the Nobel Prize for Literature, author Olga Tokarczuk is a surprise add to the Frankfurt Book Fair’s opening press conference.
Lemn Sissay has named Ethiopia’s Befeqadu Hailu to English PEN’s Honor. And PEN America’s Jennifer Egan blasts the Nobel’s choice of Peter Handke.
Established in 2003 by the estate of Leo Tolstoy and the Samsung Corporation, the Yasnaya Polyana Literary Prize has a 31-title international longlist.
John O’Brien of Dalkey Archive Press talks about Svetlana Alexievich, the Nobel Prize, and publishing her best-known title in the USA, Voices from Chernobyl
The 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to Belarusian journalist and author Svetlana Alexievich.
Gallimard and publishers around the world celebrate Patrick Modiano’s 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature during the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Canadian author Alice Munro wins the Nobel Prize for literature. Here, her publisher and literary agency react to the news at the Frankfurt Book Fair.