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, April 17, 2015

Gabriel García Márquez’s reading list, banned books, and more

Andrew Lam

Neustadt in the News Have you ever wondered what books influenced and shaped famous writers? Brain Pickings has a reading list of 24 books that impacted Neustadt prizewinner Gabriel García Márquez. In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the end

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Friday, April 3, 2015

Tomas Tranströmer’s death, National Poetry Month, and more

Tomas Tranströmer (left) receiving the Neustadt Prize certificate in June 1990.

Neustadt in the News We were saddened to hear Tomas Tranströmer passed away last week at age 83. Tranströmer received the Neustadt Prize twenty-five years ago. Read his poem “Oklahoma” and his acceptance speech for the prize in this tribute. NSK

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