Friday, December 11, 2015

Nostalgia for Vera B. Williams, Nuruddin Farah’s new novel, and more

Nuruddin Farah in a video interview.

Neustadt in the News Neustadt Prize finalist Ann-Marie MacDonald’s novel Fall on Your Knees will be adapted into a four-part miniseries in Canada. Vanity Fair features Neustadt laureate Gabriel García Márquez in a new in-depth feature about his life and

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Friday, October 2, 2015

Vera B. Williams’ art exhibit, Neustadt writers reviewed, and more

Neustadt in the News Last week, Neustadt Prize finalist Ann-Marie MacDonald was named the first Mordecai Richler writer-in-residence by Concordia University. NSK prizewinner Vera B. Williams has an exhibit showcasing 60 years of her works at the Delaware Arts Center

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Friday, September 18, 2015

Africa’s celebrated rebel novelist, Hispanic Heritage Month, and more

Mia Couto, laureate of the 2014 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

  Neustadt in the News OZY has published a fresh story about Neustadt prizewinner Mia Couto, calling him “Africa’s celebrated rebel novelist.” Neustadt juror Mukoma wa Ngugi’s latest novel, Mrs. Shaw, was adapted from his 2010 manuscript, which won the

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Friday, June 12, 2015

Poet laureates, literary prizes, and more

Ann Marie Macdonald. Photo by Gunter Kravis.

Neustadt in the News In case you missed the announcement, 2016 finalist Can Xue received the 2015 Best Translated Book Award for The Last Lover translated by Annelise Finegan Wasmoen. The Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has asked Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Finalists Announced for the 24th Neustadt International Prize for Literature

The 2016 Neustadt Prize Finalists

NEWS RELEASE For immediate release Lauren Simpson 903-243-2201 [email protected] Robert Con Davis Executive Director, World Literature Today 405-325-4531 [email protected] [View a PDF of the press release] Finalists Announced for the 24th Neustadt International Prize for Literature Neustadt Prize is known

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Finalists for the 2016 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

The 2016 Neustadt Prize Finalists

Can Xue Can Xue (Deng Xiaohua), whose pseudonym in Chinese means both the dirty snow that refuses to melt and the purest snow at the top of a high mountain, was born in 1953 in Changsha City, Hunan Province, in

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