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Two South Asians Among Townsend Prize Finalists
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2 South Asians among literary prize finalists

BY A STAFF WRITER ATLANTA, GA -- Indian American author Reetika Khanna Nijhawan and Pakistani American writer Soniah Kamal were selected as two of the ten finalists for the 2016 Townsend Prize for Fiction, though none won the literary honor at ... IANS Live, 2 weeks ago
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Do Major Literary Awards Like The Pulitzer Help Boost Sales For Winners?

Winners in the Letters, Drama, and Music category were the most anticipated with the fiction prize going to The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen (Grove/Atlantic). The paperback version of The Sympathizer released last Tuesday and is currently the #1 ...
 Forbes.com1 month ago Interview: Pulitzer-Winner Viet Thanh Nguyen on the United States, Vietnam, and Why History Can't Be Erased  AsiaSource2 days ago Vietnamese refugee wins Pulitzer Prize for fiction  World News Australia1 month ago Viet Thanh Nguyen wins the Pulitzer...  DailyNews724.com1 month ago

UST holds literary conversation with Man Asian winner Miguel Syjuco

THE CENTER for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (CCWLS) of the University of Santo Tomas, with the UST Department of Literature, will hold Writing in Exile: A Conversation with Filipino- Canadian Fictionist Miguel Syjuco on May 4, 3-5 p.m., at ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer4 weeks ago

Most writers get screwed: We did the math, and it's true — literary prizes exclude writers outside the campus gates

It is widely held and discussed in our literary community that we are not inclusive and remain biased in favor of the white male. The ongoing conversation about lack of access, lack of diversity of voice, and underrepresented writers led us to look ...
 Salon2 months ago

Making Southeast Asian Cultures: From Region to World

Keynote speaker: Melani Budianta, Professor of Literature, University of Indonesia Friday, April 22, 2016 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM 180 Doe Library UC Berkeley Berkeley, CA 94720 The aim of this conference, jointly sponsored by the Center for ...
 UCLA International Institue1 month ago

Korean writer Han Kang's success 'represents a change'

In an interview with DW, literary agent Barbara Zitwer discusses Korean literature and its global appeal after the success of Han Kang's "The Vegetarian," which recently won the 2016 Man Booker International Prize. Seoul-based novelist Han Kang ...
 Deutsche Welle1 week ago Korean novelists to visit London  Korea Herald2 weeks ago
Al Jazeera

Israeli academic to use cash prize to help Palestinians

David Shulman says will give $20,000 prize he won in prestigious Israeli award to group that helps Palestinians. A professor who won the Israel Prize - considered one of the country's highest honours - has pledged to donate his cash prize to an ...
 Al Jazeera2 weeks ago

News ASEAN Literary Festival has a permit: Police

Jakarta Police chief Insp. Gen. Moechgiyarto says organizers of the ASEAN Literary Festival 2016 have been granted a permit to hold the four-day event from May 5 to 8 at Taman Ismail Marzuki in Cikini, Central Jakarta. There is no problem with ...
 Jakarta Post3 weeks ago
Channel NewsAsia

Hopes unknown author will boost profile of Indonesian literature | Books

Hopes unknown author will boost profile of Indonesian literature by Agency Staff, 2016-04-13 11:46:22.0 LONDON — Already compared to literary heavyweights Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Haruki Murakami, great expectations weigh on Eka ...
 Sokolako1 month ago High hopes for Indonesia's Eka Kurniawan as he vies for Man Booker glory  Malay Mail1 month ago High hopes for Indonesian author vying for Man Booker glory  Yahoo! India1 month ago Meet the Indonesian author being compared to Gabriel Garcia Marquez  Rappler1 month ago
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PEN Literary Awards to the 2016 election: 'We need fewer walls and more book awards'

Poet Laureate of Brooklyn Tina Chang has a message for politicians: "We need fewer walls and more book awards." In a stirring speech delivered at the 2016 PEN Literary Awards ceremony, Chang decried the current political climate's position on ...
 Mashable1 month ago
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