Neustadt in the News
If you’re a fan of 1972 Neustadt Prize laureate Gabriel García Márquez, you have three very talented translators to thank for his wide availability.
Rohinton Mistry’s A Fine Balance was recently ranked as the greatest Indian novel by Chiki Sarkar, a publisher at Penguin India.
Though she’s most well-known for her poetry, 2013 NSK laureate Naomi Shihab Nye is also a children’s novelist. She talks about her most recent book, The Turtle of Oman, in this recent interview with Kirkus Reviews.
This week, the Academy of American Poets announced the 2014 recipients of the American Poets Prizes, ranked as some of the most valuable poetry prizes in the country.
Louise Erdrich was announced as this year’s Dayton Literary Peace Prize winner for her lifetime achievements in literature.
Fun Finds and Inspiration
What would it be like to attend James Joyce’s birthday party? In this New Republic article from 1931, Padraic Colum recalls attending the author’s party and discussing his favorite novels.
Writers remember the books that inspired them as children and share their favorite illustrations of classic books as part of a Folio Society project celebrating beautiful books.