Recognizing his ‘colossal and multi-generational’ impact, English PEN’s Pinter Prize jury honors poet and reggae artist Linton Kwesi Johnson.
Hay Festival organizers in Wales are outspoken about the broad participation they’ve had in the digital iteration of their flagship event, while the Costa program has called for entries in its 49th edition.
Bryan Washington, focused on what he calls ‘marginalized communities, communities of color, and queer communities of color’ wins the 2020 Dylan Thomas Prize.
Writers from Tunisia, Palestine, Iraq, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States are among those honored today by the world’s most lucrative awards program for Arabic literature.
More than US$330,000 in prize money is attached to the annual PEN America Literary Awards, each of which is selected by a separate jury.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces shortlists and readies a special program at London Book Fair on the impact of literature prizes on translation.
What jurors call ‘an extraordinary and important book that people need to read,’ Jack Fairweather’s timely ‘The Volunteer’ wins the top Costa in London.
The trio of this year’s featured authors at London Book Fair brings together children’s books, Arab world poetry traditions, and sharp social observation in fiction and memoir.
The Manchester-based Portico Library Prize for Literature–focused on the country’s North– finds its winner in a native of Sunderland.
Thanks to the co-direction of the Jaipur Literature Festival by juror Namita Gokhale, the Dylan Thomas Prize is in India for its longlist announcement.