By Aminatta Forna In her 2007 memoir Infidel, the activist and former politician Ayaan Hirsi Ali related the advice once given to her by her own grandmother in Somalia: A woman alone is like a piece of sheep fat in the sun, she wrote. Somaliland Times, 3 weeks ago
Judged in confidence, writers including Jim Crace, Aminatta Forna and Pankaj Mishra only learn of their lucrative honours as they are awardedBooktrade - Book2Book, 1 month ago Pakistani novelist Nadeem Aslam wins prestigious Yale Literary prize Associated Press of Pakistan, 1 month ago Author Pankaj Mishra Wins USD 150,000 Yale Literary Prize Outlook India, 1 month ago Indian writer wins Yale literary prize The Statesman, 1 month ago
Colum McCann, Donal Ryan, Eimear McBride, Deirdre Madden and Frank McGuinness have been shortlisted for this year's Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award, whose €15,000 prize makes it the most lucrative available solely to Irish authors. ...Irish Times, 1 month ago
Award-winning Indian essayist and novelist Pankaj Mishra has been selected for the prestigious Windham Cambell Literature prize in the non-fiction category, Yale University announced today. "Pursuing high standards of literary style, Pankaj ...Outlook India, 1 month ago
By Evan Mwangi More by The world needs good reads, and young African writers are at hand to provide riveting stories. Even the famous Nairobi pub called Simmers is now on the global literary map. Due to my poor eyesight, I had always misread the ...Daily Nation, 1 month ago
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