Neustadt in the News
For our followers in Wisconsin, NSK prizewinner Naomi Shihab Nye will open the Chippewa Valley Book Festival.
A new play by Neustadt finalist Caryl Churchill features four lead roles for women in their sixties and seventies. The production will launch the 60th birthday year of the Royal Court theatre in London.
The University of Texas at Austin will have a media preview for the Gabriel García Márquez archive next Wednesday. The Ransom Center at UT will also host the symposium “Gabriel García Márquez: His Life and Legacy” Oct. 28–30 in Austin.
Neustadt laureate and Australian writer David Malouf will present a special lecture with PEN Sydney next month to mark the annual Day of the Imprisoned Writer.
Pulitzer prizewinner Geraldine Brooks lists six favorite works of historical fiction. Neustadt laureate David Malouf’s An Imaginary Life was among the six.
Fun Finds and Inspiration
A video game inspired by Haruki Murakami’s writing seeks to bring magical realism to the world of interactive storytelling. Murakami was a finalist for the 2014 Neustadt Prize.
Literary Hub shares strategies from professional readers on how they return to reading for pleasure.