Friday, April 29, 2016

Neustadt in the News: April 2016

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

Laureates Mozambique author and recent Neustadt Prize laureate Mia Couto writes about the grips of fear and his recent trip to Brazil in this essay from the New York Times. Sweden is promoting a cultural relationship with Nigeria through a

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Friday, November 20, 2015

The Neustadt Prize on Three Percent’s podcast, charming bookshops, and more

Neustadt Prize Feather

Neustadt in the News This week on the Three Percent podcast, Chad Post continues the ongoing conversation about women in translation. Jump in around the 22 minute mark to hear their discussion on the Neustadt International Prize for Literature including Dubravka

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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 25, 2015

Re-released books by Raja Rao, an interview with Valeria Luiselli, and more

Valeria Luiselli

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

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Friday, September 11, 2015

The 40th anniversary of Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, and more

Neustadt in the News Neustadt laureate Rohinton Mistry’s A Fine Balance will be hitting the stage this October at the Auckland Performing Arts Centre in New Zealand. The production will run from October 10–18. For the 40th anniversary of Roll

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Friday, July 10, 2015

Neustadt book reviews, diversity in children’s literature, and more

Amit Majmudar

Neustadt in the News Neustadt juror Amit Majmudar describes how it feels to be a member of the current Neustadt Prize jury and how he came to his decision to nominate Don Paterson as a finalist for the 2016 prize.

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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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