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 writer whose work offers incisive, original commentary on American themes, experiments with […] The post Aleksandar Hemon has been awarded the 2020 John Dos Passos Prize for Literature. first appeared on Literary Hub. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-13 17:31:47 UTC ]
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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Arabic Literature: The 2020 Literature Longlist

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award literature longlist includes work from Iraq, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Egypt, Syria, Palestine, and Tunisia. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Arabic Literature: The 2020 Literature Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-06 09:30:20 UTC ]
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Inaugural Staunch Book Prize winner Serong shortlisted again for 2020 award

The first winner of the Staunch Book Prize, Jock Serong, has been shortlisted again for the 2020 award, in a year that sees indie publishers well represented.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-01 23:27:55 UTC ]
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Louise Glück Wins 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2020 was awarded to the American poet Louise Glück "for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal." This story is developing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Translated Literature.

In more literary news, the National Book Foundation has just announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Translated Literature. The longlist includes ten novels originally published in eight different languages: Arabic, German, Spanish, Persian, Tamil, Korean, Japanese, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 19:15:16 UTC ]
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The 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature longlist includes many newcomers.

‘Tis the season for book awards! Today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. The National Book Awards, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding quality and cogent... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 14:15:20 UTC ]
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Singapore Book Council Names its 2020 Literature Prize Winners

The Singapore Literature Prize program honors work in the four official languages of the island nation: Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil. The post Singapore Book Council Names its 2020 Literature Prize Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-31 14:19:11 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead Awarded 2020 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

The annual Prize for American Fiction, one of the LoC's most prestigious awards, honors an American literary writer "whose body of work is distinguished not only for its mastery of the art but also for its originality of thought and imagination." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-13 04:00:00 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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World Literature Today Announces 2020 Student Translation Prize Winners

News and Events The Editors of WLT From left to right, prose winner Jamie Lauer and writer Pía Barros, poetry winner Russell Karrick, poet Lucía Estrada. Jamie Lauer and Russell Karrick recently were named as the recipients of the third annual... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-05-18 13:29:17 UTC ]
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Pulitzer Prize Board Postpones Announcement of 2020 Awards

The Pulitzer Prize Board has decided to postpone the 2020 award winners’ announcement. Originally scheduled for Monday, April 20, 2020, Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-04-07 20:59:16 UTC ]
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The Pulitzer Prize Board has postponed the announcement of the 2020 awards.

Just when you thought the cruelest month couldn’t get any crueler, the Pulitzer Prize Board has only gone and decided to postpone the most anticipated announcement in American letters . . . by two weeks. Originally scheduled for Monday, April 20, the Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama, and Music... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-07 19:29:50 UTC ]
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John le Carré awarded $100,000 Olof Palme Prize

John le Carré has been awarded the $100,000 Olof Palme Prize, an honour awarded to outstanding achievement in the spirit of assassinated Swedish politician Olof Palme.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 18:12:09 UTC ]
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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Arabic Literature: The 2020 Longlists

Five of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards' nine categories are represented in longlistings reported from Abu Dhabi to date, with more to come. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Arabic Literature: The 2020 Longlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-18 15:30:47 UTC ]
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CrimeFest launches new prizes for 2020 awards

CrimeFest has launched two new prizes for debut crime novel and best TV crime drama for the 2020 awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 12:25:24 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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Nobel Foundation will award two literature prizes this year

Two authors will be awarded the Nobel Prize in literature this year to make up for the cancellation of last year's award, NPR reported Tuesday. The Nobel Foundation made the announcement Tuesday, following months of speculation over the fate of the annual prestigious literary prize. Last year's... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel Prize in Literature to be awarded twice this year

The Nobel Prize in Literature will be awarded twice this year after the Swedish Academy postponed 2018’s event over a sexual assault scandal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize

Ten books have been named by the National Book Awards to its 2018 longlist in young people's literature, as the National Book Foundation begins several days of longlist announcements. The post National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-12 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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