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 Marcom;  Right column: Kwame Dawes, Reina María Rodríguez. Petrushevskaya photo © Anastassia Kazakova. Diaz photo © MacArthur Foundation. Dawes photo by Chris Abani World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, has announced finalists for the 2022 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. This prestigious prize recognizes significant contributions to world literature and has a history as a lead-up to the Nobel Prize in Literature. The nominees (with representative texts noted) for the 2022 Neustadt Prize, which carries a $50,000 cash award, are as follows: Jean-Pierre Balpe (France), Herbier Anglais Kwame Dawes (Ghana / Jamaica), Prophets Natalie Diaz (United States), Postcolonial Love Poem Boris Boubacar Diop (Senegal), Murambi: The Book of Bones Michális Ganás (Greece), A Greek Ballad: Selected Poems Micheline Aharonian Marcom (United States), Three Apples Fell from Heaven Naomi Shihab Nye (United States), The Tiny Journalist Ludmilla Petrushevskaya (Russia), There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor’s Baby Cristina Rivera Garza (Mexico), The Iliac Crest Reina María Rodríguez (Cuba),... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

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