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, 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, August 21, 2015

Gabriel García Márquez’s ashes, literary prizes, and more

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

Neustadt in the News Neustadt prizewinner Mia Couto was recently highlighted in the Guardian discussing his views on conservation after the death of Cecil the lion and how his heritage affects his writing. Rabih Alameddine won the fiction prize for

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Friday, June 26, 2015

Play reviews, new Neustadt fiction, and more

Porochista Khakpour

Neustadt in the News 2016 Neustadt juror Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ has a short story in this new collection titled Cooked Up: Food Fiction from Around the World. Ngũgĩ’s piece, “Walking the Wok,” can be read on the Books Live website.

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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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