Eight independent publishers produced nine of the titles on the National Book Awards’ 2021 Poetry list. The 10th is from a university press.
These 10 longlisted titles include verse, illustration, and prose about gender, sexual identity, race, politics, family history, world events.
Ireland’s independent Doire Press tests the issue of reader interest in literature based on and in the pandemic.
Using a digitally distributed format, the US$1.3 million Windham-Campbell program announces a series featuring its recipients.
Making quick adjustments when a new level of COVID-19 alert went into effect, Singapore’s Book Council mounted the AFCC digitally.
A work by Aoko Matsuda in its English translation by Polly Barton leads the 2021 CLMP ‘Firecracker Awards’ honorees.
The Young Writer Award led by the Sunday Times in the United Kingdom now is sponsored by the Charlotte Aitken Trust.
A lost novelist, ‘her whispering voice, fleeing depression,’ led this Egyptian poet to one of the biggest literary prizes in the world.
Of Lebanese and German parentage, the poet and author will speak in the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair’s Guest of Honor program.
Called ‘funny and angry,’ Raven Leilani’s ‘Luster’ wins the £20,000 Dylan Thomas, an internationally watched emerging-artist honor.