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An Indigenous Writer Discovers New and Old Ways to Connect With the Land and With Each Other

Joshua Whitehead can’t be held by genre. Following on the success of his Lambda Literary Award winning novel Jonny Appleseed and poetry collection full-metal indigiqueer, Making Love with the Land is Whitehead’s first full-length work of creative nonfiction. But to describe this book as merely... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-11-23 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Are these America’s “most talented but underappreciated” writers?

On Friday, Longwood University announced the finalists for the 2022 John Dos Passos Prize, which is the oldest literary award given by a Virginia college or university, and which honors “one of America’s most talented but underappreciated writers. . . whose work offers incisive, original... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-21 14:30:02 UTC ]
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Brigitte Giraud Wins Goncourt Prize With Tragic Novel of Loss

The prestigious French literary award went to “Living Fast,” or “Vivre Vite,” which explores the causes of an accident that killed the author’s partner. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-03 14:26:37 UTC ]
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Samiya Bashir to Lead Lambda Literary as Executive Director

Poet, associate professor at Reed College, and two-time Lambda Literary Award honoree Samiya Bashir has been selected as Lambda Literary's next leader. She spoke with 'PW' about her hopes for the organization. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Authors Dominate Booker Prize Nominees

Six of the 13 writers in contention for the prestigious British literary award are from the United States, with novelists from Britain, Ireland and Zimbabwe also on the list. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-07-26 14:51:57 UTC ]
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French author Alice Zeniter has won the eye-popping €100,000 Dublin Literary Award.

The Art of Losing (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) by French novelist Alice Zeniter has won the prestigious Dublin Literary Award, a prize which comes with a handsome glass trophy and the world’s largest purse for a single novel published in English—a whopping €100,000. Nominations for the Dublin... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-05-24 16:21:57 UTC ]
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2022 PEN American Literary Award Winners

This year’s awards were conferred to writers and translators in eleven different categories in a ceremony hosted by comedian Seth Myers. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-03-01 20:02:25 UTC ]
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Nepal and Pan-Nepalese Identity: A Conversation with Samrat Upadhyay, by Koushik Goswami

Interviews For many years, better opportunities on foreign shores, political turmoil, and the Maoist insurgency in Nepal have contributed to a large-scale migration to foreign countries. Many Nepalese writers, now settled in the West, have begun writing... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2022-02-14 22:32:24 UTC ]
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2022 PEN America Literary Awards Longlists Announced

PEN America has announced their 2022 Literary Award longlists, with awards in 11 different categories. Here they are. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-15 17:59:20 UTC ]
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Children's book on Governor General's Literary Award short list a win for Indigenous publishing, author says

A children's book shortlisted for a 2021 Governor General's Literary Award was written by a University of Guelph associate professor who specializes in the history of Indigenous Peoples and illustrated by an Ojibway multidisciplinary artist. ... Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2021-11-02 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Boubacar Boris Diop Wins Prestigious 2022 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

News and Events (c) Rama, Cc-by-sa-2.0-fr NORMAN, OKLA. – World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, announced late Tuesday evening that Boubacar Boris Diop is the 27th... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-10-26 21:56:54 UTC ]
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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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