A new literary award intends to honour writers the world over, regardless of their nationalities. Books may open up whole new worlds to us; book awards, however, remain very much restricted by geographical and cultural borders. While there are ... TheStar.com.my, 2 weeks ago
Literary awards aimed at migrants launched - Taipei Times Online, 1 month ago
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Yan Lianke. [Photo by Zhang Wei/China Daily] Chinese author Yan Lianke recently won the Twitter Literary Prize, as voted upon by Japanese readers. This is the first time an Asian writer has won the award. American writer and Pulitzer Prize winner ...CHINAdaily.com.cn, 1 month ago
The literary industry in Singapore turned a page this month as a local publisher announced the country's richest prize for English fiction, unsupported by government grants or other sponsors. The $20,000 Epigram Books Fiction Prize is the first ...Asiaone, 1 month ago
In honor of Taiwanese writer Chu Tien-wen (朱天文), the recipient of the 4th Newman Prize for Chinese Literature, the Taiwan Academy in Houston organized a series of literary discussions and film screenings during her stay in the southern U.S.Taiwan Today, 1 month ago
I n the spring of 2009, Sheldon Pollock 71, Ph.D. 75, the Arvind Raghunathan Professor of South Asian Studies at Columbia, was sitting in a Cambridge café with Sharmila Sen 92, executive editor at large at the Harvard University Press . I took out ...Harvard University Gazette, 1 month ago
Details Written by PL Category: Culture Published: 16 February 2015 Hits: 19 Havana.- The prominent Cuban intellectual and teacher, Eduardo Heras Leon will be ...Adelante Digital, 2 months ago
April is National Poetry Month and National Poetry Writing Month , sparking poetry readings, new poetry books, challenges to write thirty poems in thirty days, people carrying poems in their pockets to share, and, of course, a multitude of poetry ...NBCNews.com, 1 day ago In Conclusion: A Poets Laureate Conversation Library of Congress, 2 days ago Poetry Must Come From Within, Not Be Dictated, says Satchidanandan New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
In college I was able to study Chinese and Japanese literature, without mastery of those languages, through translations in English. Purists may scoff, but the time-transcending wisdom of Tang Dynasty poets Li Po and Tu Fu could be appreciated in ...Korea Herald, 2 days ago
KATHMANDU, APR 21 - La.Lit—a Kathmandu-based literary magazine—is partnering with writer Samrat Upadhyay to organise the second edition of . Upadhyay will be the sole judge of the contest, which will see the top three winners bag Rs ...Kathmandu Post, 4 days ago
The a literature festival for people from all walks of life will be held on the 25th of April at the Aesthetic Resort, 275/74 Prof. Stanley Wijesundera Mw, Colombo 7. It will start at 10.00am and continue throughout the day. The concept is all ...Daily Mirror Sri Lanka, 1 week ago
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