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Five Women Authors, Six Women Translators on Man Booker International Shortlist

Independent publishers Fitzcarraldo Editions, Sandstone Press, Serpent's Tail, and And Other Stories are represented in this year's Man Booker International Prize shortlist for work in translation. The post Five Women Authors, Six Women Translators on Man Booker International Shortlist appeared... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Feminist Fairy Tales’: Authors Talk About Writing ‘Other Kinds of Books’

An interest in ‘how women reframe stories in a feminist framework’ and more was part of the discussion in a Market Focus Indonesia panel at the London Book Fair earlier this month. Editor’s Note: As we look today at comments from women authors, particularly in the Indonesian market, we’d like to... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Want to earn more as a book author? A male name will help

In a groundbreaking study of more than two million books published in North America between 2002 and 2012, scholars found that books by women authors are priced 45% less than those of their male counterparts. The researchers, sociologist Dana Beth Weinberg and mathematician Adam Kapelner, both... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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English PEN awards 16 grants to writers

English PEN has awarded eight grants to books by international women writers, marking an “exciting first” for women authors to have shared in the prestigious grants equally with men. In what has been described as a "bumper English PEN grants season", a total of 16 grants were awarded this... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saudi book fair bans 'blasphemous' Mahmoud Darwish works after protest

Removal of books by revered Palestinian poet from Riyadh publishing event is condemned by PEN as censorshipThe removal of works by the esteemed Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish from a major book fair in Saudi Arabia for reportedly containing "blasphemous passages" has drawn widespread... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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