In its fourth year, the 2021 Aspen Words Prize goes to Louise Erdrich for her fiction on the Native American struggle for self-determination.
The shortlist for this year’s Aspen Words Literary Prize features three novels and two short story collections.
The Aspen Words Literary Prize is focused on authors whose work deals in cultural relevance and contemporary conditions.
John Sargent departs as CEO of Macmillan on January 1, 2021 because of ‘disagreements regarding the direction of Macmillan,’ says Stefan von Holtzbrinck.
In a straightforward discussion, even the concept of inclusivity was called out for assumptions about diversity.
Aspen asks, ‘Why is the world of publishing so reluctant to offer Black writers the same major book deals typically offered to white writers?’
Seeking ‘transformative fiction’ on contemporary issues, Aspen Literary Prize director Adrienne Brodeur says that serious literature creates empathy.
‘It’s hard to keep up with Trump’s outrages,’ says Max Boot, the conservative author and historian who sounds the alarm about the GOP in his new release.
W.W. Norton & Company has announced that its entire catalog of trade and professional e-books will be available to readers through lending libraries.
They’re relatively cheap to do and since they’re always in demand by universities, but for readers, is there such a thing as too many translations of classics?
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