Gail Jones: Australian literature is chronically underfunded — here's how to help it flourish

Literature funding has been cut brutally in recent years and writers' incomes are disastrously low. Yet books shape our national identity, forming an often invisible bedrock for the wider economy. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2020-11-08 19:05:31 UTC ]
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Taddeo, Jones and Mitchell join Southbank Centre Summer Literature Season

Lisa Taddeo, Tayari Jones and David Mitchell are among the authors appearing at the Southbank Centre for its Summer Literature Season. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 15:43:34 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Award Names Longlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, Young Authors

The first three categories' longlists have been released in the 17th edition of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, based in Abu Dhabi. The post Sheikh Zayed Award Names Longlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, Young Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-10 20:55:04 UTC ]
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Awards: Sheikh Zayed Shortlists: Literature, Young Author, Children’s Literature

The nine shortlisted tiles in the Literature, Young Author, and Children’s Literature categories come from six Arab nations. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson More Category Shortlists Will Follow he Sheikh Zayed Book Award—organized and administered by the Abu Dhabi Arabic... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-18 03:09:10 UTC ]
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World Literature Today Announces Finalists for 2022 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

News and Events Left column (top to bottom): Boris Boubacar Diop, Ludmilla Petrushevskaya; Middle left column: Michális Ganás, Cristina Rivera Garza, Jean-Pierre Balpe;  Middle right column: Natalie Diaz, Naomi Shihab Nye, Micheline Aharonian... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-06-15 14:25:01 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, and Young Author

The three shortlists announced today comprise nine titles selected from a total 39 longlisted works. Winners are to be named in May. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, and Young Author appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-16 16:41:14 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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The Best Reviewed Graphic Literature of 2022

Yes, using reviews drawn from more than 150 publications, over the next two weeks we’ll be calculating and revealing the most critically-acclaimed books of 2022, in the categories of (deep breath): Fiction; Nonfiction; Memoir and Biography; Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror; Short Story Collections;... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-12-09 09:52:42 UTC ]
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The Australian’s editor Chris Dore lost his job after attending News Corp event in California

Exclusive: Key Murdoch editor was at Wall Street Journal Tech Live event at Laguna Beach last month along with top News Corp executivesFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastChristopher Dore lost his job... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-18 07:59:05 UTC ]
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Sabaa Tahir Wins 2022 National Book Award for Young People's Literature

Sabaa Tahir received this year's Young People's Literature prize for her YA novel 'All My Rage'; during her tearful acceptance speech, Tahir noted, "I am the first Muslim and Pakistani American woman to win this award.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Chris Dore resigns as editor-in-chief of the Australian blaming ‘personal health issues’

Dore tells staff he is ‘exhausted’ and is leaving News Corp Australia to ‘concentrate on restoring my health’Get our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe editor-in-chief of the Australian, Chris Dore, has resigned suddenly, citing “personal health issues”.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-16 07:28:50 UTC ]
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Four Ukrainian Writers on Literature, Solidarity, and the Future of Justice

“Words and Bullets” is a project launched by the Ukrainian independent publisher Chytomo and PEN Ukraine with the support of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). It is a series of interviews with authors and journalists who became soldiers or volunteers following the Russian invasion of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-07 09:53:45 UTC ]
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Drusilla Park Jones, founder of a former antique children’s book shop in Baltimore, dies

Drusilla Jones, who owned an antique children’s book shop in Baltimore, died of end stage Alzheimer’s disease and diabetic complications Oct. 20 at Charter Senior Living. The Lutherville resident was 82. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2022-11-04 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Literature Lovers Night Out Expands With New Bookstore Partnership

Literature Lovers Night Out, a speakers program launched in the Twin Cities in 2015, will return after a three-year interval to the Minneapolis suburbs by partnering on events with Cream & Amber in Hopkins, Minn. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'1619 Project' Creator Nikole Hannah-Jones Slams Backlash, Book-Banning Efforts

The project, which examines the history and effects of slavery, has faced bans and attempted bans since its publication in 2019. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Can Black Literature Escape the Representation Trap?

A crop of recent novels strains against the expectations of a publishing industry attempting to embrace diversity. Continue reading at The New York Times

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French author Annie Ernaux has won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Literature.

This morning, the Swedish Academy awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature to the French author Annie Ernaux “for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory.” Annie Ernaux is the author of some twenty works of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-06 11:09:56 UTC ]
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French Author Annie Ernaux Wins Nobel Prize For Literature

Annie Ernaux, 82, was cited for “the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory." Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-10-06 11:03:31 UTC ]
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Finalists for 2022 NBA in Young People's Literature Announced

The National Book Foundation has announced the five finalists for the 2022 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Romania’s Mircea Cărtărescu to Receive Guadalajara’s $150,000 Literature Prize

The 2022 Guadalajara Literature Prize, awarded by Feria Internacional del Libro, goes to Romanian writer Mircea Cărtărescu. The post Romania’s Mircea Cărtărescu to Receive Guadalajara’s $150,000 Literature Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-10-04 00:43:28 UTC ]
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