Neustadt in the News
We wish a hearty congratulations to 2014 Neustadt juror Lauren Camp—she is the recipient of the 2014 Dorset Prize for her manuscript One Hundred Hungers.
In this interview with 2015 NSK nominee Meshack Asare, Asare talks about how books were difficult to access in his native village in Ghana and how he strives to bring children’s literature to underserved populations.
At this year’s Venice Biennale, Mexico’s representative pavilion display centers around the thoughts and reflections of 1982 Neustadt laureate Octavio Paz. The display is truly breathtaking!
Take a closer look at NSK nominee Julie Flett’s children’s picture book Wild Cherries, translated in both English and Cree, a Native American dialect.
The 2014 Caine Prize for African Writing, long considered the premier prize for African literature, was awarded to Kenyan author Okwiri Odour last week.
Fun Finds and Inspiration
Did you know? Some of the most common food and drink words in English actually originated from the Arabic.
Meet the man responsible for some of the world’s most beautiful book sculptures and carvings in this recent interview.
Looking for the perfect bookish gift? Here’s a quirky list of literary items you can find on Etsy.