Neustadt in the News
Did you know there was a movie based on the life of Neustadt laureate Gabriel García Márquez? The film was picked up by indie distributor Icarus Films and is set for a 2015 release at the New York Colombian International Film Festival.
Now Toronto calls Neustadt juror Jordan Tannahill’s new play “an epic journey that’s physical, emotional, and dramatic.” Read the full review for “It Comes in Waves” below.
Some novels change over time as technology and culture shifts, but the PanAm Post blogs that A Hundred Years of Solitude by Neustadt laureate Gabriel García Márquez hasn’t aged a day since its publication.
Lit Prizes and Festivals
Over 100 writers are set to participate in the 2016 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature.
Colm Tóibín won the Hawthornden Prize for his novel Nora Webster. The Hawthornden Prize is different from other literary awards because it doesn’t notify authors they are under consideration and doesn’t produce a shortlist.
Fun Finds and Inspiration
GalleyCat created an interactive literary map of Paris’s Left Bank that includes bookstores, historic literary homes, and café.