Neustadt in the News
OZY has published a fresh story about Neustadt prizewinner Mia Couto, calling him “Africa’s celebrated rebel novelist.”
Neustadt juror Mukoma wa Ngugi’s latest novel, Mrs. Shaw, was adapted from his 2010 manuscript, which won the Penguin Prize for African Writing. The book is available on Amazon.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Library of Congress has launched an online archive of over 700 audio recordings from renowned poets and prose writers in their native languages. The collection includes past Neustadt Prize laureates including Gabriel García Márquez and Octavio Paz.
2016 Neustadt juror Ann-Marie MacDonald spoke and signed books last week at a sold-out event at the East Gwillimbury Civic Centre in Canada.
In an article from the Philadelphia Tribune, Neustadt laureate Kamau Brathwaite is recognized as one of three poets who has helped create a history of the Caribbean.
Fun Finds and Inspiration
This infographic showcases seven famous literary bars frequented by famous authors including J. R. R. Tolkien, Dostoevsky, and more.
The Man Booker Prize announced its 2015 shortlist this week, and the winner will be announced on October 13. This is the second year that the award has been open to writers who are not from a British Commonwealth country.