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 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, December 5, 2014

Discovering shared stories, midnight reading in Taiwan, and more

Naomi Shihab Nye. Photo by Chehalis Hegner

Neustadt in the News NSK laureate Naomi Shihab Nye was recently in conversation with author Hisham Bustani and translator Thoraya El-Rayyes about experimental forms of literature and what they can, and should, give to the world. Naomi Shihab Nye also

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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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Friday, August 29, 2014

Naomi Shihab Nye’s new novel, authors’ favorite illustrations, and more

Naomi Shihab Nye. Photo by Chehalis Hegner

Neustadt in the News If you’re a fan of 1972 Neustadt Prize laureate Gabriel García Márquez, you have three very talented translators to thank for his wide availability. Rohinton Mistry’s A Fine Balance was recently ranked as the greatest Indian

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Friday, February 21, 2014

Elizabeth Bishop’s letters, Olympic poetry, and more

Emily Bishop

Neustadt laureates are known for their great literary talents, and many of them are honored in diverse and unique ways throughout (and even after) their writing careers. This week, you can open an archive of poetry or a bottle of

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