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, 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, October 9, 2015

Neustadt Festival writers share book playlists, “shelfies,” and more

Amit Majmudar

The 2015 Neustadt Festival is just two weeks away, and we’ve included fun finds relating to our current Neustadt jurors who will be among the visiting writers at this year’s celebration of literature and culture. Neustadt in the News The

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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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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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