Egyptian author Salwa Bakr and Indian novelist and activist Arundhati Roy were two of three winners for the 2017 Mahmoud Darwish Prize, announced earlier this month in… Read more "Egypt’s Bakr & India’s Roy Win Big in 2017 Mahmoud Darwish Prize"
The fiction and poetry longlists for the 2017 Best Translated Book Awards (BTBAs) were released yesterday, and Elisabeth Jaquette and Mona Kareem were honored, respectively, for their… Read more "Abdel Aziz, Diop, Laabi, Fayadh Longlisted for 2017 Best Translated Book Awards"
Late last month, the Global Humanities Initiative announced winners of its first Global Humanities Translation Prize: The $5,000 prize — reported this week in Publishing Perspectives — was awarded… Read more "First-ever ‘Global Humanities Translation Prize’ Brings Award to Mansur al-Hallaj Poems"
Announcing the longlists for the most prestigious annual literary awards, the Barry Ronge Fiction Prize, in association with Porcupine Ridge. This is the 17th edition of the… Read more "Thorpe, Omotoso, Mda, Mashigo Make 2017 Barry Ronge Fiction Prize Longlist"
The African Speculative Fiction Society holds the Nommo Awards to celebrate the year’s greatest speculative fiction written by African authors. The AFSF has just announced this year’s short… Read more "#NOMMO2017 Shortlist Announced"