‘A really outstanding new contemporary British voice’: The Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer Award jurors are adamant in their praise for this year’s winner.
‘A near complete sidelining of black writers,’ says ‘Words Without Borders’ editor Eric MB Becker, has resulted in a literature of the shadows.
From ecologically sensitive fiction to a ‘counter-history’ in the field of sustainable energy, agents and rights directors talk up their best titles.
‘A lot harder than it sounds’ to get right, Cundill History Prize jurors hail Maya Jasanoff’s ‘first-class historical writing’ on Joseph Conrad.
The Chilean-American Isabel Allende receives the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the National Book Awards.
The Cundill History Prize, working its way down to a winner, has announced its ‘even shorter list’ of three finalists, with the winner to be named later this month in Montreal.
Today’s rights roundup draws on properties from Sweden, Cuba, Argentina, Spain, France, Italy, and Brazil, and covers a range of genres and interests.
The expansionist drive at Prague’s Albatros Media continues with the company’s acquisition of Panteon, a press focused on adult fiction.
This year’s Al-Rodhan-winning title is being praised for its grasp of ‘the notion of the border, not just as a frontier but as a psychological and cultural dynamic.’ The British Academy’s prize pays £25,000 to its winner, Kapka Kassabova.
A pair of co-authors and an author-illustrator duo are included in our group of writers whose work is found in the titles you’ll find here in our rights roundup, brought to us by literary agents and rights directors.