The Nigerian-American author won the Orange Prize in 2007 and her novel ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ was voted best of the Women’s Prize’s 25 years.
The Aspen Words Literary Prize is focused on authors whose work deals in cultural relevance and contemporary conditions.
The widely awarded author and inclusivity champion gives her keynote on the third day of the Frankfurt Conference program.
Historical fiction novel Hamnet, about the son of William Shakespeare, by Maggie O’Farrell becomes the 25th winner of the UK Women’s Prize for Fiction.
The UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction is charging for four nights of shortlist readings and the awards ceremony in September.
Seeking ‘transformative fiction’ on contemporary issues, Aspen Literary Prize director Adrienne Brodeur says that serious literature creates empathy.
The UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction digitally announces its shortlist for 2020, which includes big-name authors Hilary Mantel and Bernardine Evaristo.
The 2019 ‘The Beekeeper of Aleppo’ is by a daughter of Cypriot refugees and restates the still-young Aspen Words’ program’s internationalism.
Industry notes: The Rathbones Folio Prize winner talks about collectively reimagining our narratives, as programs reschedule their plans.
The still-young Aspen Words Literary Prize’s longlisted titles point up ‘humor in the midst of serious situations’–in issue-driven fiction.
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