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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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Ismail Kadare Wins Prestigious 2020 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

News and Events WLT Photo by J. Foley Opale World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, announced late Wednesday evening that Ismail Kadare is the 26th laureate of the renowned... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-10-16 22:21:35 UTC ]
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The Swedish Academy took a year off to fix the Nobel Prize in literature. It’s still broken.

Austrian author Peter Handke is this year’s winner, which doesn’t inspire much confidence in the selection process. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-10 18:32:28 UTC ]
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Jurors Announced for the 2020 Neustadt Prize

News and Events WLT Norman, Okla. (June 11, 2019) – Robert Con Davis-Undiano, Neustadt Professor and executive director of the World Literature Today organization at the University of Oklahoma, this week announced the names of nine writers to be the jury... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-06-10 16:04:37 UTC ]
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Nobel Prize for Literature's future depends on Academy 'restoring trust'

The Nobel Prize in Literature may not be awarded in 2019 unless trust is restored in the Swedish Academy that administers the prize, the Nobel Foundation’s executive director Lars Heikensten has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Swedish Academy postpones 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature

The Swedish Academy which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature has confirmed that it plans to postpone this year's award following the sexual assault scandal which has rocked the organisation and led to nearly half the 18-strong Academy resigning their posts. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In the face of scandals, no Nobel literature prize will be awarded this year

The Swedish Academy has announced the 2018 literature prize will be given in 2019, the first time since 1943 that the prize has been delayed. Allegations of sexual assault against the husband of one of its former members has created a rift within the secret academy.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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No Nobel Prize in Literature in 2018

Following a ballooning sexual harassment scandal that has engulfed the Swedish Academy for weeks, the Academy has pushed off awarding the 2018 prize until next year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scandal-rocked Nobel board won't award literature prize this year

The Swedish Academy says the Nobel Prize in literature will not be awarded this year following sex-abuse allegations and other issues within its ranks that have tarnished the body's reputation. The academy said Friday the 2018 prize will be given in 2019. The decision was made at a weekly meeting... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Crisis' at Swedish Academy jeopardises 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature may not be awarded this year, following the sexual assault scandal that has rocked the Swedish Academy which governs the prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bob Dylan will not attend Nobel ceremony

Bob Dylan will not be attending the Nobel Prize Ceremony in Sweden to collect his award, the Swedish Academy has revealed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alexievich wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich, 67, has won the Nobel Prize for Literature. The chair of the Swedish Academy, Sara Danius, said her polyphonic writings were "a monument to suffering and courage in our time."  Alexievich is recognised for her work chronicalling the lives and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alice Munro wins 2013 Nobel Prize in literature

Alice Munro is the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in literature. The Canadian author was lauded for being "master of the short story" by Peter Englund, permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy.Alice Munro is the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in literature. The Canadian author was lauded for... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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