Lemn Sissay has named Ethiopia’s Befeqadu Hailu to English PEN’s Honor. And PEN America’s Jennifer Egan blasts the Nobel’s choice of Peter Handke.
Having conducted workshops in Haiti for authors, the literacy charity Nabu is releasing the two of a planned series of bilingual books for girls of color.
The American Literary Translators Association shortlists five prose and five poetry titles in its annual awards for translation into English.
With its Translated Literature award for authors and translators in its second year, the National Book Foundation announces its 2019 shortlisted titles.
Poland’s Ameet, based in Łódź, has a new licensing venture with Lego Publishing, and in the States, the AAP opens its annual PROSE Awards competition.
Originally framing Trump’s EU tariffs as ‘damaging to the trade and in nobody’s interest,’ the export-reliant UK Publishers’ Association raised the alarm.
This week’s court papers, attorneys for the publshers say, have surprised them as the audiobooks retailer says it’s ‘unable to reach … a path forward.’
A novel about a young woman whose mother is deported from the United States has won Wattpad’s first ‘Top Award’ and a publication contract.
Hearst’s new imprints draw on its magazines to build lifestyle and children’s books, the worldwide distribution contract going to PRH Publisher Services.
Literary Agent Jesseca Salky opens her own literary management company in New York, and Toronto’s Wattpad announces a deal with Wise in Rio.