This week was exciting for literary prize candidates, with not one, but two shortlist announcements from two very prestigious awards. Find both lists in the links below:
Neustadt in the News
The Great Gilly Hopkins, authored by NSK laureate Katherine Paterson, is coming to the silver screen, complete with an all-star cast.
The Museum of Brisbane is celebrating 2000 Neustadt laureate David Malouf’s contributions to Australian literature with an intimate and inspiring new art exhibit.
Have you read 2002 Neustadt laureate Álvaro Mutis’s collection of novellas about famed character Maqroll? If you haven’t, here’s a recap of the action.
If you can correctly guess the record number of entries to this year’s Griffin Poetry Prize, you could receive a free copy of The Griffin Poetry Prize 2014 Anthology.
We wish a hearty congrats to the authors and publishers represented on this year’s International Prize for Arabic Fiction shortlist.
The shortlist for the inaugural Folio Prize was also revealed this week.
Fun Finds and Inspiration
Publishers have caught on to the binge watching phenomenon and now want readers to start binge reading their favorite series.
This Valentine’s Day, remember why you love reading with real stories of falling in love with reading, posted by Powell’s.