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Who are the most talented but under-appreciated writers in America?

Longwood University has revealed the five finalists for the 2021 John Dos Passos Prize, the oldest literary award granted by a university or college in Virginia. The prize, now in its 40th year, seeks to recognize the country’s “most talented but under-appreciated writers.” Previous winners... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-20 15:56:12 UTC ]
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Tasmanian author Amanda Lohrey wins prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award for The Labyrinth

Amanda Lohrey's novel about a woman who isolates herself yet finds connection has won the 2021 Miles Franklin Literary Award. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2021-07-15 06:31:16 UTC ]
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World Literature Today Announces Finalists for 2022 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

News and Events Left column (top to bottom): Boris Boubacar Diop, Ludmilla Petrushevskaya; Middle left column: Michális Ganás, Cristina Rivera Garza, Jean-Pierre Balpe;  Middle right column: Natalie Diaz, Naomi Shihab Nye, Micheline Aharonian... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-06-15 14:25:01 UTC ]
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Luiselli wins Dublin Literary Award for Lost Children Archive

Mexican author Valeria Luiselli has won the €100,000 Dublin Literary Award for her novel Lost Children Archive (4th Estate), the world's most valuable prize for a single novel published in English. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-19 15:32:45 UTC ]
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“Silence Became My Mother Tongue”: A Conversation with Sulaiman Addonia, by Anderson Tepper

Interviews Photo of Sulaiman Addonia by Alexander Meeus. For me, one of the most astounding books of this past year—which may have slipped your attention due to the pandemic—was Silence Is My Mother Tongue, the second novel by Ethiopian Eritrean... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-05-18 13:43:22 UTC ]
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New Spring Translations, by Olivia McCourry

Lit Lists As spring emerges and lockdown restrictions continue, here is a list of new and upcoming translated works from around the world to fill your sunny days at home.   Isabel Allende The Soul of a Woman Trans. Isabel Allende Ballantine Books,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-05-03 19:19:35 UTC ]
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PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists

A total of more than US$380,000 goes to the winners of to be selected from this year's finalist lists, which include 20 debut works. The post PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-11 01:54:30 UTC ]
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Melinda Gates has donated $250,000 to the Carol Shields Prize for Fiction.

Earlier this year, we learned of the founding of the Carol Shields Prize for Fiction, which is the first English-language literary award to celebrate excellence in fiction by women writers in the United States and Canada. And today, the Carol Shields Prize for Fiction announced that it has... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-15 17:54:45 UTC ]
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The Hugo Awards will have a video game category in 2021

For the first time in its storied history, the Hugo Awards will honor a video game. The annual literary award has avoided recognizing the medium for years, but present circumstances being what they are, it will make an exception at the next World Sci... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-11-23 22:04:25 UTC ]
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Screen legend Sophia Loren is back in an adaptation of a Goncourt Prize-winning novel.

The late French author Romain Gary is the only writer to have won France’s most prestigious literary award under two names: he received the Prix Goncourt for The Roots of Heaven (Les Racines du ciel; 1956) under his birth name and, more than 20 years later, “Émile Ajar” won the prize for The... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-29 17:36:47 UTC ]
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Anna Burns wins the International Dublin Literary Award for Milkman.

Today, Graywolf Press announced that Anna Burns’ Milkman has been selected as the winner of the International Dublin Literary Award. The Award, now celebrating its 25th year, is the world’s largest annual prize for a single work of fiction published in English. The prize comes with a whopping... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-22 15:20:06 UTC ]
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Aleksandar Hemon has been awarded the 2020 John Dos Passos Prize for Literature.

Today, Longwood University announced that Aleksander Hemon has been named the winner of the 2020 John Dos Passos Prize for Literature. The prize is Longwood University’s premier literary award—the largest literary award of any Virginia college or university; it aims to honor “an underappreciated... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-13 17:31:47 UTC ]
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100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers: Children’s and Young Adult Titles, by Niloufar Talebi

Essay To mark the upcoming 2020 Neustadt Lit Fest and the announcement of the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature, here is an excerpt featuring the children’s and young adult books selection from 100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-09-30 13:21:42 UTC ]
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Tell Us Your Favorite Fall Food and We’ll Tell You What National Book Award Nominee to Read

Autumn means changing leaves, apple-based baked goods, decorative gourds, pumpkin spice lattes—and an avalanche of literary award longlists. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the must-read National Book Award nominees you’re now realizing you didn’t read, why not base your TBR pile off of... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-09-25 11:00:06 UTC ]
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Embracing the Wildness of Diaspora: A Conversation with K-Ming Chang

My correspondence with K-Ming Chang began with fan mail. I had recently read her flash fiction story Gloria in Split Lip—a knife-sharp story about queerness, shame, and faith—and instantly devoured the rest of her fiction and her poetry, moved by the possibilities in her writing. A Kundiman... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-24 08:48:00 UTC ]
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Famed Neustadt Lit Fest for 2020 Goes 100% Online

News and Events World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, announced today that the 2020 Neustadt Lit Festival will be held entirely online from Oct. 19-21. The festival will... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-09-10 12:52:47 UTC ]
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McAnulty makes history with Wainwright Prize win

Teenage author Dara McAnulty has become what is reckoned to be the youngest ever winner of a major literary award after scooping the Wainwright Prize for UK Nature Writing with Diary of a Young Naturalist (Little Toller). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-08 07:56:58 UTC ]
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Women dominate the shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award.

The International Dublin Literary Award is the world’s biggest annual prize for a single work of fiction published in English. The honor comes with a whopping €100,000. Mark your calendars: the winner will be announced on October 22. Congratulations to this year’s finalists! * International... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-03 18:08:27 UTC ]
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Publishing Awards Notes: Madrid’s Desperate Literature Prize Goes to Angela Finn

One of the lesser known prizes for short fiction in Spain names its winner as Australia's high-profile Miles Franklin Literary Award issues its 2020 shortlist. The post Publishing Awards Notes: Madrid’s Desperate Literature Prize Goes to Angela Finn appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-26 17:54:35 UTC ]
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Kick off Pride Month by reading these Lambda Literary Award winners.

For over 30 years, Lambda Literary has been celebrating LGBTQ literature. This vital organization has been an advocate and support system for LGBTQ writers, their communities, and their stories. In lieu of an in-person ceremony, Lambda Literary will be hosting a series of virtual happy hours all... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-01 14:48:51 UTC ]
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