Nobel Literature Prize 2021: Abdulrazak Gurnah on the moment he found out he won

Abdulrazak Gurnah found out about his win over the phone but initially thought it was a cold caller. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2021-10-07 22:36:48 UTC ]
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Abdulrazak Gurnah wins the Nobel prize in literature for 2021

His novels and short stories are populated with refugees from war, colonialism and historical injustice Continue reading at The Economist

[ The Economist | 2021-10-07 16:46:03 UTC ]
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Abdulrazak Gurnah Wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature

The U.K.-based English-language Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature for “his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.” He is the fifth... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel Prize in literature awarded to Abdulrazak Gurnah

The Swedish Academy awarded the prize to the Tanzanian author whose English-language novels include “Paradise,” “By the Sea” and “Desertion.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-07 11:03:10 UTC ]
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Nobel literature prize winner Louise Glück to publish new poetry in 2021

The poet, whose acceptance speech will also be released on Monday, will publish Winter Recipes from the Collective in 2021Nobel laureate Louise Glück is set to publish her first poetry collection in seven years in 2021 – her first since becoming the 16th female winner of the literature... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-07 11:00:36 UTC ]
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Scandal-rocked Nobel board won't award literature prize this year

The Swedish Academy says the Nobel Prize in literature will not be awarded this year following sex-abuse allegations and other issues within its ranks that have tarnished the body's reputation. The academy said Friday the 2018 prize will be given in 2019. The decision was made at a weekly meeting... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Patrick Radden Keefe has won the 2021 Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction.

Patrick Radden Keefe has won the UK’s prestigious 2021 Baillie Gifford Prize for his latest book Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty, which investigates the legacy of the family behind Purdue Pharma, which produced and sold OxyContin and helped launch the opioid crisis.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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After Frankfurt: Nobel Laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah Headlines Sharjah’s Fair

After Frankfurter Buchmesse, the next major trade show, Sharjah International Book Fair, will feature Nobel winner Abdulrazak Gurnah. The post After Frankfurt: Nobel Laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah Headlines Sharjah’s Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-14 16:58:19 UTC ]
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Joy Williams has won the 2021 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

Today, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced that Joy Williams will receive the 2021 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, which honors an American writer whose body of work is distinguished for both its mastery and originality of thought and imagination. Williams, a previous... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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World Literature Today Announces 2021 Student Translation Prize Winners

News and Events Mariah Rust and Xin Xu recently were named the recipients of the fourth annual translation prize for students sponsored by World Literature Today at the University of Oklahoma. Consistent with World Literature Today’s commitment to... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-05-20 16:07:11 UTC ]
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James McBride has won the inaugural Gotham Book Prize for literature that celebrates NYC.

Last year, when New York City was the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in America, Bradley Tusk and Howard Wolfson decided to create a new annual award, the Gotham Book Prize, as part of an effort to “honor New York City and support the novelists who best captured the spirit of our city,” as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Cynthia Leitich Smith Named Winner of the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature

News and Events Photo by Christopher T. Assaf World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, today announced Cynthia Leitich Smith as the winner of the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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US poet Louise Glück wins Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to American poet Louise Glück for her “unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.” Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Shortlist for the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature Announced

News and Events WLT Top row (left to right): Laurie Halse Anderson, Eric Gansworth, Meg Medina. Middle row: Linda Sue Park, Mitali Perkins, Jason Reynolds. Bottom row: Cynthia Leitich Smith, Laurel Snyder, Alex Wheatle Finalists for the 2021 NSK... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-05-14 16:39:10 UTC ]
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Jury Announced for the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature

News and Events Top Row (left to right): Jonathan Auxier, Monica Brown, Tanita S. Davis. Middle row: Adib Khorram, Sonia Patel, Randy Ribay. Bottom row: Cynthia Weill, Tanaya Winder, Janet Wong. World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-04-14 19:33:34 UTC ]
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Two Nobel literature prize committee members resign

Two members of the external Nobel literature prize committee have quit – one over the choice of Peter Handke as this year's winner and the other over the slow pace of reforms since the sexual assault scandal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Swedish Academy took a year off to fix the Nobel Prize in literature. It’s still broken.

Austrian author Peter Handke is this year’s winner, which doesn’t inspire much confidence in the selection process. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-10 18:32:28 UTC ]
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Tokarczuk and Handke win Nobel Prizes in Literature

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke have won the Nobel Prizes in Literature 2018 and 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 20:13:53 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

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