In London, the £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction goes to Susanna Clarke for her second novel, the fantasy ‘Piranesi.’
The Young Writer Award led by the Sunday Times in the United Kingdom now is sponsored by the Charlotte Aitken Trust.
Two titles on this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist are debuts. The winner of the 2021 edition is expected to be announced on May 7.
With six nationalities represented and the same number of debuts this year, the Women’s Prize for Fiction plans a July winner’s announcement.
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.