The Serbian-Canadian author David Albahari wins the €10,000 biennial Aleksandar Tišma International Literary Prize.
Awards: Serbia’s Tišma Literary Prize: Honor Without Borders
The still-young €10,000 biennial Aleksandar Tišma International Literary Prize in Serbia is distinguished by its worldwide eligibility.
European Union Prize for Literature: The 2021 Winners
This year, the honors go to writers from countries including Bulgaria, Latvia, Iceland, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, and Sweden.
Publishing Scotland Announces £23,000 in New Translation Grants
The second 2020-2021 round of translation funding from Publishing Scotland supports literary works translated into 10 languages.
Bookselling Without Borders and Tišma Prize Open for Submissions
The Bookselling Without Borders program will again send bookstore workers to international book fairs and trade shows. And Novi Sad’s new Tišma Prize is in its inaugural year.
Another ‘World Series’: Translating Southern European and Balkan Books
From the Los Angeles Review of Books: Focusing on one region at a time, UK independent house Peter Owen is translating titles in groups of three at a time.
Serbia’s National Library in Cultural Partnership With Sharjah Book Authority
From Gulf News: Aimed at cross-promotion of each other’s cultural initiatives, the new Serbia-Sharjah agreement will come into play at book fairs.
Book Publishing Market Snapshots: Serbia and Malaysia
The eclectic Serbian book market may be struggling, but more local writers are coming up; while in Malaysia new publishers are pushing romance and poetry.
PEN and UNESCO to Bolster Minority Language Publishing
PEN International and Unesco have launched new research and training programs in Kenya, Haiti, Serbia and Nigeria to bolster local book publishing industries.
Serbia’s Geopoetika Publishes English Translations with an Eye Towards Foreign Rights Sales
By Chad W. Post Unfortunate as it is, the situation facing Serbian literature is incredibly common for “small language” cultures: although a number of Serbian writers from the first half of the twentieth century have been translated into English and published throughout the world (like Danilo Kiš, Milorad Pavić, and Borislav Pekić), many of the best writers of the past …
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