Neustadt in the News: Week of February 5

Friday, February 5, 2016

Neustadt in the News

Neustadt Prize laureate and Polish essayist Adam Zagajewski has won this year’s Jean Amery award for achievements in European essay writing.

Recent Neustadt finalist Caryl Churchill’s new play Escaped Alone is reviewed in the Guardian.

 

Fun Finds and Inspiration

Literary Hub lists 25 new books by African writers that you should read.

Anuradha Roy has catapulted into the limelight after winning the 2016 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. In this interview, the author discusses the positive impact of winning a literary prize.

Was the ampersand once our 27th word? This article from the Poetry Foundation explores the mysterious history of the ampersand.