Jon Fosse Wins 2023 Nobel Prize in Literature

Norwegian author Jon Fosse has won the 2023 Nobel Prize in Literature “for his innovative plays and prose which give voice to the unsayable.” This story is developing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Korea Worthy of a Nobel Prize for Literature?

Korean literary agent Joseph Leo of KL Management says, 'Before asking why Korean authors fail to win the [Nobel], I want to ask them how many books you read a year.' Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Mistry wins DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

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Yes, Virginia: Winning the Nobel Prize DOES Sell Books

In the week after Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for literature, sales of her books jumped 6,650% in Canada, and saw significant bumps around the world. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize-winning author, has died at 94

Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing died at her home in London on Sunday, her publisher announced. She was 94.Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing died at her home in London on Sunday, her publisher announced. She was 94. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Sara Bershtel Wins Friedrich Ulfers Prize Ahead of Festival Neue Literatur

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Canada’s Munro Wins Nobel Prize

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5 reasons Alice Munro was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature (+video)

Merit trumped politics this year when modest, retiring, universally admired Canadian author Alice Munro received the Nobel Prize in Literature.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Who Will Win a Nobel Prize?

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Place Your Bets: Who Will Win the Nobel Lit Prize?

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Thayil wins DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

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Tranströmer awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature

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World Literature Today Announces Finalists for 2025 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature

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World Literature Today Announces Finalists for 2022 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

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Opening the prize to global competition has been good for its profile, good for US writers - and a problem for novelists here and from the CommonwealthTonight the five judges of the Man Booker prize will announce this year’s winner. It was also the votes of five judges that chose the winners at... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The UK’s Literature Prize Becomes The Folio Prize, Valued at £40,000

The Folio Society will sponsor the newly named Folio Prize, a literature award of £40,000 to honor the best English-language fiction published in the UK. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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