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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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Shortlist for the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature Announced

News and Events WLT Top row (left to right): Laurie Halse Anderson, Eric Gansworth, Meg Medina. Middle row: Linda Sue Park, Mitali Perkins, Jason Reynolds. Bottom row: Cynthia Leitich Smith, Laurel Snyder, Alex Wheatle Finalists for the 2021 NSK... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-05-14 16:39:10 UTC ]
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More Reasons to Move to New Zealand: A Literary Guide

Outside of New Zealand and “world literature” classrooms, New Zealand literature is not widely known. Aside from a few big-name writers of the earlier 20th century (think Katherine Mansfield) and a handful of international literary award winners (such as Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton), the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-29 08:49:21 UTC ]
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Diversifying the Translation Field: A Conversation with John Keene, by Veronica Esposito

Interviews Veronica Esposito John Keene is the author of Counternarratives, which received an American Book Award and the Republic of Consciousness Prize. He is also the recipient of a Lannan Literary Award and a MacArthur Fellowship. He is the... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-03-30 15:27:14 UTC ]
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PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners

More than US$330,000 in prize money is attached to the annual PEN America Literary Awards, each of which is selected by a separate jury. The post PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-06 10:59:52 UTC ]
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Danez Smith: ‘Being a Poet Means Committing to Vulnerability’

Danez Smith burst into national recognition in 2014, when their poems about the Black Lives Matter movement found piercing resonance in a time of social and political change. Smith won the Individual World Poetry Slam that year, as well as the Lamda Literary Award for Gay Poetry for their book... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-21 09:49:13 UTC ]
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Ian Williams wins the 2019 Scotiabank Giller prize for debut novel

Ian Williams has won the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada's richest literary award for fiction, for his novel Reproduction.  Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-11-19 03:04:37 UTC ]
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The longlist for this year’s €100,000 International DUBLIN Literary Award is 156 books long.

The longlist for the 2020 International DUBLIN Literary Award was announced today, and it is indeed long—156 books long, to be precise. The prize is sponsored by the Dublin City Council, and the longlist is comprised of nominations from public libraries around the world. Last year’s winner,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-11 17:21:15 UTC ]
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