Maryse Condé and Stella Gaitano are among the nineteen winners of the English PEN Translation Awards 2020 announced on June 10, 2020. English PEN is…View More Maryse Condé, Stella Gaitano are English PEN Translation 2020 winners.
James Noël and Chigozie Obioma received the Internationaler Literaturpreis 2020 awarded by Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt (House of World Cultures) on June 6,…View More James Noël, Chigozie Obioma receive German Internationaler Literaturpreis 2020.
Christopher Mlalazi’s novel Running With Mother is now available in Spanish from Mexican outfit El Sotano. Bulawayo-born Christopher Mlalazi is the writer of several titles…View More Christopher Mlalazi’s “Running With Mother” now available in Spanish.
Bernardine Evaristo’s Booker Award-winning novel Girl, Woman, Other is now available in Spanish from Alianza de Novelas. Bernardine Evaristo has been doing us proud for…View More Bernardine Evaristo’s “Girl, Woman, Other” now available in Spanish.
The ArabLit Story Prize 2020, which is seeking submissions, announced on March 15 that this year’s judges are Sawad Hussain, Hilal Chouman, and Donia Kamal.…View More Submissions sought for the ArabLit Story Prize 2020 as judges announced.
Yarri Kamara was announced as a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant 2020 recipient on December 23, 2019. The PEN/Heim Translation Fund awards grants to promote the…View More Yarri Kamara receives PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant 2020.
Chibundu Onuzo’s debut novel The Spider King Daughter is now available in Italian as La figlia del Re Ragno. Chibundu Onuzo, who started writing at…View More Chibundu Onuzo’s novel “The Spider King Daughter” now available in Italian.
Ben Okri’s most recent novel The Freedom Artist has been available in Italian as La Liberta since July 4, 2019. Ben Okri is one of…View More Ben Okri novel “The Freedom Artist” available in Italian.
The Tamil translation of Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s debut novel Season of Crimson Blossoms was announced as Tamil’s best translation of the year on December 8,…View More Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s “Season of Crimson Blossoms” Tamil translation feted.
Noviolet Bulawayo’s award-winning debut novel We Need New Names is available in Italian as C‘è Bisogno Di Nuovi Nomi. In 2011, Noviolet Bulawayo won the…View More Noviolet Bulawayo’s “We Need New Names” available in Italian.
A Igoni Barrett debut novel Blackass has been available to Chinese readers since 2017. We have covered A. Igoni Barrett on this blog mainly because…View More A Igoni Barrett’s debut novel “Blackass” available in Chinese.
The winners of the South African Literary Awards 2019 have been announced in Johannesburg this evening, November 7, 2019. The South African Literary Awards, popularly…View More South African Literary Awards 2019 winners announced in Johannesburg.
Yewande Omotoso’s second novel The Woman Next Door is now available in Catalan as La Veina De Costat. Yewande Omotoso is the writer of two…View More Yewande Omotoso’s “The Woman Next Door” now available in Catalan.
Najwa Bin Shatwan and Sawad Hussain have been announced as the winners of the ArabLit Story Prize 2019 for The Sharp Bend at Al-Bakur today…View More Najwa Bin Shatwan, Sawad Hussain are ArabLit Story Prize 2019 winners.
Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s Season of Crimson Blossoms is now available in German. It was translated by Susan Urban and published by Residenz. In 2015, Nigerian…View More Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s “Season of Crimson Blossoms” now available in German.