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The Surreal Stories of “Lake Like a Mirror” Show How Power Distorts Reality

Ho Sok Fong is without a doubt one of the most lauded Malaysian short story writers working in Chinese. Since winning her first literary prize in 2002, she has authored two story collections, namely Maze Carpet and Lake Like a Mirror, both published in Taiwan. Lake Like a Mirror is now available... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-04-28 11:00:09 UTC ]
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And the winner of the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize is…

The Aspen Institute has just announced the winner of their 2020 Literary Prize: Christy Lefteri, for her novel, The Beekeeper of Aleppo, which tells the story of Syrian refugees in Great Britain. The Aspen Words Literary Prize was established to celebrate a work of fiction that spotlights a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 22:00:41 UTC ]
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Poets dominate the shortlist for the £30,000 Dylan Thomas Prize.

Here is the shortlist for this year’s Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize. In its fifteenth year, the Dylan Thomas Prize is one of the UK’s most prestigious literary awards, as well as the largest literary prize for young writers (that means age 39 and under). Congratulations to the finalists!... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-07 13:39:50 UTC ]
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Linda Grant claims 2020's Wingate Literary Prize for A Stranger City

Linda Grant has won the 2020 Wingate Literary Prize for her "compelling love letter to London life", A Stranger City (Virago). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-16 01:49:46 UTC ]
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Aspen Words $35,000 Literary Prize Names Its 2020 Finalists

The still-young Aspen Words Literary Prize's longlisted titles point up 'humor in the midst of serious situations'–in issue-driven fiction. The post Aspen Words $35,000 Literary Prize Names Its 2020 Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-19 15:30:55 UTC ]
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New Literary Prize Will Award $150,000 to a Female Novelist

The Carol Shields Prize is an effort to raise the visibility of women writers, in part with a sum that far exceeds many other book awards. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-07 10:00:17 UTC ]
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A Canadian literary prize is ending for a wonderfully Canadian reason.

The Charles Taylor Foundation, a charity organization that supports Canadian writers, gave a cheery explanation for why a literary prize it’s been co-sponsoring for two decades is coming to an end next year: they accomplished exactly what they’d set out to do. For almost 20 years, the Foundation... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-21 18:55:31 UTC ]
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Aspen Institute Names Its 2020 Aspen Words Literary Prize Longlist

Unusual for its focus on socially relevant fiction, the Aspen Words Literary Prize has six debuts among its 16 longlisted titles for 2020, is third year. The post Aspen Institute Names Its 2020 Aspen Words Literary Prize Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-18 06:30:13 UTC ]
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The Aspen Words Literary Prize longlist includes Colson Whitehead, Laila Lalami, and more.

Aspen Words has announced the longlist for the 2020 Aspen Words Literary Prize, a $35,000 award given to a work of fiction that “illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power of literature on thought and culture.” The longlist includes sixteen books: twelve... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-14 17:00:04 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of this year’s Dayton Literary Peace Prize.

Another week, another prestigious literary prize announcement. This time, it’s the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, which “celebrates the power of literature to promote peace, social justice, and global understanding.” The nonfiction winner was Rising Out of Hatred, by Eli Saslow, a book... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-07 15:05:09 UTC ]
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Prominent writers back Kamila Shamsie after German literary prize withdrawn

Over 250 writers including Sally Rooney, Jeanette Winterson and George Saunders have thrown their support behind novelist Kamila Shamsie after a German literary prize was rescinded due to her support of an Israel boycott. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 11:12:04 UTC ]
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The 1969 Neustadt Prize Charter

The Once Over The Editors of WLT Fifty years ago this week, Books Abroad editor Ivar Ivask traveled to Menton, Switzerland, to announce the establishment of the Books Abroad International Prize for Literature, the forerunner of the Neustadt Prize, at the... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-09-13 14:34:18 UTC ]
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Olivia Laing calls out Boris Johnson, splits £10,000 literary prize with fellow nominees.

Celebrated British writer and cultural critic Olivia Laing has been widely praised for her decision to split her James Tate Black award winnings with her fellow shortlisted authors. “I said in Crudo that competition has no place in art and I meant it,” Laing told the gathered crowd upon... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-19 15:39:24 UTC ]
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Harris, Milton and Summerhayes to judge Primadonna Prize

The inaugural Primadonna Festival has revealed the judging panel for its literary prize will include author Joanne Harris, Agent of the Year Cathryn Summerhayes and HQ executive publisher Lisa Milton. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-07 22:39:11 UTC ]
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Amazon Literary Prize Finalists To Be Considered for Prime Video

Already among the world's richest awards for self-published content, Amazon's global literary prizes now include a chance at Amazon Studios development. The post Amazon Literary Prize Finalists To Be Considered for Prime Video appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-03 02:12:27 UTC ]
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Pictures of the week

A number of literary prizes were awarded this week, while independent bookshops across the country celebrated Independent Bookshop Week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-21 09:00:49 UTC ]
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'There's no safety net': the plight of the midlist author

Only 5% of authors earn the income Virginia Woolf once argued was needed to work – today around £30,000. Two authors explain what it is like to have success, but no moneyFour years ago, Kerry Hudson had just won a prestigious French literary prize when one late payment left her unable to make... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-19 16:23:43 UTC ]
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Jokha Alharthi awarded Man Booker International Prize, the first Arabic-language author to win

Jokha Alharthi and Marilyn Booth have won the 2019 Man Booker International Prize for "Celestial Bodies," a coming-of-age novel written by Alharthi and translated from Arabic by Booth. Organizers of the literary prize, given annually to a work of fiction translated into English, made the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-21 22:50:00 UTC ]
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After Changes, the Nobel Prize for Literature Returns

This fall the Nobel Prize for Literature will be awarded for both 2018 and 2019, after changes were made to how laureates are chosen in the wake of scandals that forced the literary prize to be cancelled in 2018. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Prize for Arabic Fiction Shortlist Announcement

The shortlist for the 2019 International Prize for Arabic Fiction was announced today at the El-Hakawati Palestinian National Theatre in East Jerusalem. The IPAF - often referred to as the ‘Arabic Booker’ - is an annual literary prize for prose fiction, which encourages the readership of... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-02-05 16:33:45 UTC ]
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