Neustadt in the News
At the Sydney Writers’ Festival last month, Neustadt laureate David Malouf regaled crowds with his fondest memories of how literature shaped his life.
Claribel Alegría, the 2006 Neustadt laureate, was announced as one of two recipients for this year’s Rafael Alberti Poetry Prize.
If you live in or near the NYC area, or will be in town next week, don’t miss this poetry walk across the Brookyln Bridge, featuring several poets and including 2013 NSK laureate Naomi Shihab Nye.
The Lambda Literary Awards, honoring LGBT fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, were announced this week. Congrats to all authors! (For more LGBT writing, we suggest the Words Without Borders June issue, or our queer lit feature from the September 2013 issue of WLT.)
The deadline for the Paz Poetry Prize is next week! Submit your manuscript of 48 pages or more by June 15 to be considered.
Fun Finds and Inspiration
If you’ve ever found yourself making up silly words to describe something indescribable, this Made-Up Words Project is looking for people like you! Submit your made-up words for a chance to be featured in the project’s forthcoming book.
Ready to dive into summer reading? In addition to our Editors’ Picks this summer, make sure you check out this curious list of essential summer reading from 1852.