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Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri wins US$50,000 for 'The L...

Indian-American writer Jhumpa Lahiri won Asia's richest literary prize for her novel The Lowland at the Jaipur literature festival. The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist beat four other shortlisted writers to the US$50,000 (RM179,200) DSC award ..., 1 day ago
Lahiri wins top South Asian literature prize Gulf Daily News, 5 days ago

Of feisty women

In the preface to her debut novel (longlisted for the 2007 Asian Man Literary Prize, while still an unpublished manuscript), poet and banker Anuradha Vijayakrishnan makes a startling statement. She refers to it as “my first born’s twin, ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Sri Lanka Daily News

Shortlist For S. Asian Literature Prize

The world's literati gathered at the historic London School of Economics and Political Science as the prestigious shortlist for the fifth annual DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2015 was announced. Making the celebrated shortlist, is a ... month ago Myriad forms, one tone  Sri Lanka Daily News2 weeks ago
Mid Day

A revolution, one small press at a time

They publish titles not to meet sales targets but self-imposed literary standards. Their prized finds are experimental poets and writers, not clones of a bestselling author. Hemant Divate, who founded the small press, Paperwall, in 2003.
 Mid Day3 days ago
Malay Mail

Eighty writers make the longlist for the Folio Prize

LONDON, Dec 16 — The English-language literature award for the Folio Prize heads into its second year with an 80-strong list of considerations that includes titles from Dave Eggers and Margaret Atwood to debutant Sarah Perry. Sixty of the ...
 Malay Mail1 month ago

African Poetry Book Fund names 3 finalists for 2014 Glenna Luschei Prize

The African Poetry Book Fund, in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's literary journal Prairie Schooner, has named three finalists for the inaugural Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry. They are "Irki" by Kadija Sesay (Peepal ...
 Noodls2 months ago
APN News

Worlds largest free literary festival ends on a high with record number of visitors

Jaipur The eighth edition of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, the world's largest free literary festival, ended on a high today as the festival announced 2,45,000 recorded footfalls over the five days a record number for the Festival, which is ...
 APN News2 days ago Jaipur litfest signs off with record attendance  The Hindu2 days ago Curtains Down at the Jaipur Literature Festival  Outlook India2 days ago Jaipur Literature Festival Gets Grand Opening in Pink City  India-West6 days ago
Aaj TV

Oxford University Press to hold the 6th Karachi Literature Festival on 6, 7, and 8 February 2015s

Karachi, 23 January: The sixth Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) will be held on6, 7, and 8, February 2015 at the Beach Luxury Hotel, Karachi. KLF brings together and celebrates Pakistani and international authors writing in diverse languages. This ...
 Aaj TV2 days ago A celebration of words, viewpoints and epiphanies  Hindu Business Line2 days ago How 10 Japanese tourists led us to Jaipur's literature festival  Abu Dhabi National1 week ago Jaipur Literature Fest to head to US in 2015  Hindustan Times4 weeks ago

Let's keep talking!

It was more than just a conversation about books. For three days, The Hindu Lit For Life in Chennai cast a literary spell over 2000 people at every session, divided across two venues. Packed audiences listened, engaged and conversed with writers, ...
 The Hindu4 days ago

Spring 2015 Announcements: Literary Biographies, Essays & Criticism: Lives in Letters

The state of reading and writing in today's digitally driven world has been preoccupying authors of late. Melissa Pritchard, for instance, who last year published the novel Palmerino, explores the question Why write? in A Solemn Pleasure, a ...
 PublishersWeekly.com4 days ago
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