Neustadt in the News
The Globe and Mail website reviewed 2016 Neustadt juror Jordan Tannahill’s Theatre of the Unimpressed.
Israeli writer and Neustadt juror Etgar Keret was interviewed recently on NPR. Keret discussed how he learned storytelling and survival from his father who survived the Holocaust.
Read about how Neustadt laureate Elizabeth Bishop’s work inspired Colm Tóibín’s latest book.
Save the date for the 2015 National Book Festival! Sponsored by the Library of Congress, it will take place on Saturday, September 5. NSK prizewinner Naomi Shihab Nye will be one of the featured authors.
Lit Prizes and Festivals
John Spurling’s novel The Ten Thousand Things won the sixth Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Spurling’s book had been rejected by publishers 44 times before winning this £25,000 literary prize.
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature revealed the names of 12 authors headlining its 2016 festival.
Jacqueline Wilson, Julian Clary, and Chris Riddell will appear at the Telegraph Bath Children’s Literature Festival in September 2015.