Neustadt in the News
Neustadt Prize juror Valeria Luiselli has been receiving a lot of press recently for her latest novel, The Story of My Teeth. In this new interview, Asymptote asks Luiselli about her bilingualism and the growing spotlight on Latin American literature.
The latest production at the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre focuses on the friendship of Neustadt prizewinner Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell.
Carmen Barcells, the literary agent who shepherded many Latin American writers—including Neustadt laureate Gabriel García Márquez and Neustadt juror and finalist Mario Vargas Llosa—passed away this week at the age of 85.
Penguin has re-released three books and also released a new selection of stories by Neustadt prizewinner Raja Rao.
The Independent reviews 2016 Neustadt finalist Don Paterson’s 40 Sonnets.
Fun Finds and Inspiration
In this article from the BBC, Keith Houston explains the mysterious origins of commas, semicolons, and other punctuation marks.
This video from Brain Pickings animates Margaret Atwood’s meditation on how technology shapes storytelling. Atwood was a finalist for the 2010 Neustadt Prize.