The PEN/Heim Fund winners, remembering Czesław Miłosz, and more

Friday, August 22, 2014

Neustadt in the News

In her recurring feature for Words Without Borders, past Neustadt juror Nathalie Handal sits down with author Chris Merrill to talk about Iowa City and its iconic literature.

Learn more about 2015 NSK nominee Meshack Asare in this author profile at Kinna Reads, where his books are described as a solid foundation for any parents wanting to introduce their children to genuine African literature.

No matter if you’re a new reader or a seasoned veteran, here are five Haruki Murakami books you simply can’t miss.

Long-time WLT contributor and past Neustadt Prize juror Yahia Lababidi shares a poem for Gaza this week.

Lit Prizes

The 2014 PEN/Heim Fund Translation winners have been announced, honoring 15 translators, including Eric M. B. Becker for his work in translating Mia Couto’s Selected Stories.

Fun Finds and Inspiration

Last week, the world marked the tenth anniversary of the passing of Czesław Miłosz. Here are 10 of his most unforgettable quotes.

Eighteen well-known short-story authors answer why they made the jump from short to long in this BuzzFeed feature.