The Jhalak Prize program, for five years honoring writers of color, this year adds a specific new recognition for children’s and YA books.
Roffey’s book, based on a Taino legend, is set in 1976 on the Caribbean island of Black Conch. Tessa Sheridan has won the Short Story Award.
Among publishers, HarperCollins’ 4th Estate leads in this year’s Dylan Thomas longlist, with three of the 12 titles announced today.
The Madrid-based Desperate Literature program and the BBC National Short Story Award open submissions and name their 2021 jurors.
Three writers who work in literature and screenwriting are behind the shortlisted trio of works in the Costa honors’ 2020 cycle.
Publisher Martine Paulais wants her new French publishing house, L’Ourse brune, to produce ‘beautiful books’ of short stories.
‘Not being Arab nor African enough,’ translator Sawad Hussain writes, female writers aren’t supported by Sudan’s ‘literary ecosystem.’
Released ahead of the US election, Adichie’s ‘Zikora’ is about ‘the additional burden of fear carried by Black women’ in maternity.
The literary awards program based in Toronto, announces a 2020 shortlist today, with the winner to receive more than US$75,000.
As the term ‘Asian’ begins ‘to groan under the weight of its load’ of many cultures, Jennifer Shyue looks at Peruvian writers in translation.