Neustadt in the News: July


Polish poet and Neustadt laureate Adam Zagajewski has released a new book of prose titled Slight Exaggeration.

In this new interview from the Asian Age with Neustadt Prize laureate Dubravka Ugrešić, she shares how she felt “happily confused” when she heard the news about winning the prize.

In celebration of Neustadt Prize laureate Rohinton Mistry’s 65th birthday, the Indian Express has rounded up a collection of the author’s most enduring quotes.


KQED’s Women to Watch series focuses on WLT contributor and recent Neustadt Prize juror Laleh Khadivi, highlighting her newest novel A Good Country, her work as a filmmaker, and her advice for women who aspire to be writers.

Recent Neustadt Prize juror Padma Viswanathan has won the 2017 Porter Fund Literary Prize, a prize that’s granted annually by the state of Arkansas.

Looking for a book recommendation for young readers? The Washington Post’s Summer Book Club recommends I Lived on Butterfly Hill, by recent NSK Neustadt Prize juror Marjorie Agosín.

Cristina Rivera Garza is starting the first Spanish-language creative writing program in the United States at the University of Houston.