The shortlist for the Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation 2020 was announced on November 24, 2020. The Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize is an annual…View More Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation 2020 shortlist announced.
Kiswahili was the first language featured at the Afrolit Sans Frontières African Languages Edition on October 26, 2020. Afrolit Sans Frontières, a virtual literary festival…View More Kiswahili Day at Afrolit Sans Frontières African Languages Edition.
Scholastique Mukasonga launched Igifu at Transnational Series Presents on September 30, 2020. She was in conversation with Maaza Mengiste with translation by Omar Berrada. Scholastique Mukasonga…View More Scholastique Mukasonga launches “Igifu” at Transnational Series Presents.
Aida Edemariam and Olivette Otele are on the judging panel of the International Booker Prize 2021 announced on September 7, 2020. The International Booker Prize…View More Aida Edemariam, Olivette Otele are International Booker Prize 2021 judges.
In which we recommend new titles from Bernardine Evaristo and Laila Lalami now available in translation. Translation is a vital aspect in the publishing arena…View More Translation: Bernardine Evaristo and Laila Lalami.
Bernardine Evaristo’s Booker Prize-winning novel Girl, Woman, Other is now available in Greek. Girl, Woman, Other is the eighth novel written by Bernardine Evaristo, published…View More Translation: Bernardine Evaristo’s ‘Girl, Woman, Other’ now available in Greek.
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.