The still-young Aspen Words Literary Prize’s longlisted titles point up ‘humor in the midst of serious situations’–in issue-driven fiction.
Brexit is here: today’s separation from Europe for the UK market comes with little certainty for book publishing and other creative industries in Britain.
As the Senate opens the trial of the impeached Donald Trump, American political nonfiction rises on the updraft of media coverage.
Both the translation and poetry-in-translation prizes are included in the eight longlists released by PEN America for its 2020 literary awards program.
Unusual for its focus on socially relevant fiction, the Aspen Words Literary Prize has six debuts among its 16 longlisted titles for 2020, is third year.
Use ‘bribery’ or ‘extortion,’ not ‘quid pro quo,’ writes Roxana Robinson to the ‘Times,’ as the Authors Guild slams Justice’s letter to Hachette.
The Justice Department has written to Hachette about ‘A Warning,’ asserting that its anonymous author may be in violation of nondisclosure agreements.
In what ‘changed the way in which the jury thought about Africa,’ Toby Green’s book revisits the 18th- and 19th-century center of the slave trade.
Overall visitor numbers were up at the 2019 Frankfurter Buchmesse, where rights trade was brisk and events addressed timely topics including Brexit, feminism, racism, and climate crisis.
As delegates gather in Jordan, speakers are talking technology, literacy in areas of violent conflict, and challenges to the freedom to publish.