Drawn from an international field of writers working in English, the Rathbones Folio Prize shortlists add up to 15 titles.
Scotland’s Robert Burns Night: James Cosmo Reads ‘To a Mouse’
In honor of Robert Burns Night 2023, actor James Cosmo is working with Visit Scotland to promote Scottish literature.
Douglas Stuart’s ‘Young Mungo’ Is on Scotland’s Highland Book Prize Longlist
The Booker Prize winner for ‘Shuggie Bain,’ Douglas Stuart, is on the new Highland Book Prize longlist of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
The US National Book Awards: Celebrating the Winners
The 2022 National Book Awards fundraising gala was a boisterous and profound coming-back-together after two years of digital editions.
Canada’s CBC Books Names Five Finalists for Its 2022 Poetry Prize
The winner of the CBC Books Poetry Prize wins 6,000 Canadian dollars, with an emphasis on social issues among this year’s shortlist.
Scotland’s National Book Awards: The 2022 Shortlists
For more than 80 years, the Saltire Society and its awards have ‘inspired culture and provoked responsible debate.’
Romania’s Mircea Cărtărescu to Receive Guadalajara’s $150,000 Literature Prize
The 2022 Guadalajara Literature Prize, awarded by Feria Internacional del Libro, goes to Romanian writer Mircea Cărtărescu.
US National Book Awards 2022 Longlist: Poetry
The titles on the National Book Awards’ newly released poetry longlist include two debut poetry collections.
Wales’ National Poet Hanan Issa Named Hay Festival’s International Fellow
This year’s Hay Festival fellow, Hanan Issa, will travel to the show’s international venues as part of her project.
The United Arab Emirates’ New Kanz Al Jeel Award: 234 Applications
Coming from 20 countries, applications for this new Kanz Al Jeel Award for Arabic and Nabati poetry are made in six categories.