At the National Book Foundation’s Translation Panel: ‘The Most Diverse Reading Experience’

Given a chance to speak to an audience of consumers, translation specialists brought together by the National Book Foundation, spoke about cultural distinctions, the challenges to finding readership, and bookselling tactics for the uninitiated. The post At the National Book Foundation’s Translation Panel: ‘The Most Diverse Reading Experience’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]

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National Book Foundation Opens Its 2018 Award Submissions and Names Judging Panels

Twenty-five judges will produce 50 longlisted titles, then 25 shortlisted books, and finally five winners of the 2018 National Book Awards, this year with the all-new Translation Literature prize among them. The post National Book Foundation Opens Its 2018 Award Submissions and Names Judging... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Announces Innovations in Reading Prize

The National Book Foundation has awarded $10,000 to Reach Incorporated for its annual Innovations in Reading Prize. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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US National Book Foundation Program To Distribute 1-Millionth Book

Begun in January of 2017, the National Book Foundation's 'Book Rich Environments' program and its partners distribute free books for young readers. The post US National Book Foundation Program To Distribute 1-Millionth Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-22 02:30:44 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation’s ‘Book Rich Environments’ Enters Second Season

The program, run by the foundation that presents the annual National Book Award, is designed to distribute free, new books to young readers through public housing authorities in the United States. The post National Book Foundation’s ‘Book Rich Environments’ Enters Second Season appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards opens up to translated books

America’s National Book Awards will reportedly expand to recognise works in translation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Congratulations to National Book Foundation Lifetime Honoree Edmund White

Every now and then, Edmund White stops by my house for a party. A long-time non-drinker, he often arrives and leaves early, but in that short window, when he’s sitting on a stool or a chair or on the sofa, a little line forms. One by one men—and they’re usually men—enter the room, see him, […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-20 09:47:55 UTC ]
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New Short Fiction, Including a National Book Foundation Honoree

Ashley Wurzbacher’s debut, “Happy Like This,” is among this fall’s standout story collections. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-15 09:00:08 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Names 5 Under 35 Authors for 2019

The National Book Foundation named its "5 Under 35" honorees for 2019. The post National Book Foundation Names 5 Under 35 Authors for 2019 appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-09-24 00:27:08 UTC ]
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Here are the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 honorees.

This morning, the National Book Foundation announced its annual 5 Under 35 honorees: a list of writers under the age of 35 “whose debut work promises to leave a lasting impression on the literary landscape,” each one selected by a writer previously honored in some capacity by the National Book... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-23 14:53:26 UTC ]
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2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature Longlist Announced

News and Events The Editors of WLT Today the New Yorker announced the longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature. With such a wealth of talent on display, we don’t envy the judges’ task. To aid you, the reader, in appreciating the... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2019-09-17 16:53:18 UTC ]
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Edmund White will receive a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation.

The National Book Foundation announced today that it will award its 2019 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to Edmund White. “A master of narrative and craft across fiction, journalism, memoir, and more, White has built a career defined by its indelible impact on many... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-12 16:03:13 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Honors American Booksellers’ Oren Teicher

Engaged with the American Booksellers Association since 1990, Oren Teicher retires at the end of this year from his position as the ABA's CEO. The post National Book Foundation Honors American Booksellers’ Oren Teicher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-10 03:33:15 UTC ]
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Raina Telgemeier offers up an ode to reading, in honor of the National Book Festival

The graphic novelist behind “Smile” and “Sisters” will be a featured author at the festival Saturday. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-27 16:19:28 UTC ]
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‘Do black people read?’ What my years in publishing have taught me about diversity in books | Natalie Jerome

Malorie Blackman laments the lack of BAME children’s characters. I know – it’s a real battle to get writers of colour publishedMy daughter, like me, is of mixed heritage. She has wildly curly hair, as have I. When she was born four years ago I was given five copies of the same kids’ picture book... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 07:00:41 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation’s Spring ‘NBF Presents’ Season: Expanded Programming

With support from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the National Book Foundation's 'NBF Presents' expands its events and widens its outreach. The post National Book Foundation’s Spring ‘NBF Presents’ Season: Expanded Programming appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Announces Spring Schedule

The administrator of the National Book Awards has announced the spring lineup for NBF Presents, its public programming series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US National Book Awards Finalists: This Year Including Translations

There's special interest at Frankfurt in the new category for translated literature, as the 2018  National Book Awards in America announce finalists. The post US National Book Awards Finalists: This Year Including Translations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Announces 2018 ‘5 Under 35’ Honorees

The National Book Foundation cycle of award announcements includes this year's group of '5 Under 35' emerging literary talents, 'whose debut titles provide a first look at their exceptional talent as fiction writers,' according to David Steinberger. The post National Book Foundation Announces... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-25 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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