The 2021 edition of Russia’s Yasnaya Polyana literary competition includes a 45-book longlist in contemporary Russian prose.
Nobel Laureate Olga Tokarczuk Speaks at Frankfurt’s Opening Press Conference
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.
Ethiopian Author Befeqadu Hailu Named as PEN Writer of Courage 2019
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.
Russia’s Yasnaya Polyana Prize Longlist Includes Four Nobel Laureates
Established in 2003 by the estate of Leo Tolstoy and the Samsung Corporation, the Yasnaya Polyana Literary Prize has a 31-title international longlist.
Dalkey Archive Publisher on Nobel-Winner Svetlana Alexievich
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
Belarus Journalist Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Prize for Literature
The 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to Belarusian journalist and author Svetlana Alexievich.
Patrick Modiano Wins 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature
Gallimard and publishers around the world celebrate Patrick Modiano’s 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature during the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Canada’s Munro Wins Nobel Prize
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.
Place Your Bets: Who Will Win the Nobel Lit Prize?
Plenty of people have predictions about who will win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Care to place a bet? Ladbrokes announces its odds on which author will win.
America’s Nobel: The Neustadt International Prize for Literature
As far back as 1970 there has been a surprising level of convergence between the Neustadt Prize for Literature, awarded in Oklahoma, and the Nobel Prize.
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