The 11th edition of the Windham-Campbell Prizes features an increased grant of US$175,000 for each of eight recipients this year.
Windham-Campbell’s Michael Kelleher: ‘Not a Book Award’
Ten years after its inception, the Yale-based Windham-Campbell Prizes program is uniquely focused on ‘the love of writers and writing.’
US Black History Month: Macmillan Learning Awards ‘Black Stories’
Three winning university students and three instructors are honored by a new Black Stories program from Macmillan Learning.
The UK’s National Centre for Writing Opens Japanese Translation Partnership
Featuring mentoring for Japanese translators, the new partnership involves UCLA, Waseda University, the University of East Anglia, and more.
Homeschooled Authors: France’s Lecayes on ‘Motivating Each Other’
As working parents grapple with their kids’ education during the coronavirus lockdown, a family of writers and artists looks back on their mother’s choice to homeschool them.
East of England: A Call for Under-Represented Writers
Norwich’s National Centre for Writing opens applications for its 2020 Escalator Talent Development Scheme for fiction writers in eastern England.
At Frankfurter Buchmesse: The Gypsy Pavilion Stages Romani Culture
In a series of events at the Hall 5.0 Gypsy Pavilion and on other stages, Roma literature and artistry will make an inaugural appearance as an organized presence this year.
Spain’s Hay Festival Segovia To Feature a Focus on Europe
The international Hay Festival circuit has opened for this year’s events, with the Segovia program set for September 19 to 22.
New, Larger Authors Guild Survey: Falling Incomes for US Writers
The new Authors Guild survey, larger than in the past and with input from other writing organizations, brings into question how authors are compensated and how the issue is assessed.
Segovia Programming Opens International Hay Festival Season: ‘Global Crises’
Addressing world political issues through the creative industries’ perspectives, the international series of Hay Festival events has announced that its programming in Spain will feature issues of ‘coexistence, the future of Europe, and debates on gender.’