Friday, February 26, 2016

Neustadt in the News: February

Octavio Paz

We’re condensing our weekly roundups into a monthly batch of the most interesting news related to Neustadt laureates, and recent jurors and finalists for the prize. See how Neustadt authors made the news this month, and stay tuned for more in

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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, 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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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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Friday, September 19, 2014

Gabo’s secret muse, Neustadt laureates vie for the Nobel, and more

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Neustadt in the News Speculation about the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature has begun! Top contenders for this year’s prize include two Neustadt laureates: Assia Djebar and Nuruddin Farah. This week, Neustadt laureate Rohinton Mistry was inducted into the Brampton

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