In the US, the National Endowment for the Arts today announces the recipients of its 2020 translation and creativing writing grants totaling $1.2 million.
A separate competition from the main category and overall award, the Costa Book Awards Short Story program uses public voting to choose its winner.
French editor and archeology expert Marion Charlet says that if you ‘never hesitate to knock on doors,’ niche publishing can work in France.
The £30,000 award for writers 39 and younger is scheduled to produce a longlist by January 24 and a shortlist on April 7, the winner to be named May 14.
The Costa Book Awards, one of the UK’s key annual book prize programs, announces its five category winners. One title of this group will be named the overall winner on January 28.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s 2020 literature longlist includes work from Iraq, Sudan, the UAE, Lebanon, Egypt, Syria, Palestine, and Tunisia.
Both the translation and poetry-in-translation prizes are included in the eight longlists released by PEN America for its 2020 literary awards program.
‘This list defies the rumor that it’s grim up north,’ says the Portico Prize jury of its 2019 shortlist of fiction and nonfiction related to the northern regions of England.
Raymond Antrobus is the 2019 Young Writer of the Year for his poetry collection, The Perseverance, published in the UK by Penned in the Margins.
A total US$15,000 is being dispersed to winners of this year’s National Translation Awards from the American Literary Translators Association.