Kenyan writer Idza Luhumyo has won the 2022 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story ‘Five Years Next Sunday’. The announced was made by Okey Ndibe, Chair of the 2022 AKO Caine Prize Judging Panel, at an award ceremony in London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.
Arihant by Shubhan Balvally – A Futuristic Sci-fi Trilogy way ahead than its Time in India
The Whole Wide World is a crime fiction that features writers from Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar and Maldives was launched in early September as a Publication of Sweerycat Press and is now available worldwide at online book retailers and selected bookstores.
Beverly Cleary, the American children’s author who created the feisty characters of Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died at the age of 104. Cleary died last Thursday at her home in […]
Australian authors make up the majority of contenders for the Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction: namely Steven Conte, Kate Grenville and Pip Williams. The authors occupy three of the five potential […]
Egypt’s trailblazing writer Nawal El Saadawi died on Sunday at the age of 89, after a lifetime spent fighting for women’s rights and equality. She died in a Cairo hospital after a […]
American writer Harlan Coben has some free advice for anyone who cares to ask: “If it produces pages: good. If it doesn’t produce pages: bad.” With 32 published books and an estimated […]
The typical book club is accustomed to picking a single book to read for an allotted time period, but globally revered talk show host/television producer/actress/author/philanthropist, Oprah Winfrey, has taken one step further. […]
The Women’s Prize for Fiction, in collaboration with Bailey’s and Nat West, has announced the longlist for its annual award yesterday, which recognizes and honors a female author of any nationality for […]
Author and editor Nadja Spiegelman is heading a new literary magazine that will highlight writing from around the world. And the magazine, titled ‘Astra Quarterly’, will likely release its first issue later […]
The recipient of much acclaim for works like ‘State of Grace’ in 1973 (which was nominated for a National Book Award for Fiction) and ‘The Quick and the Dead’ in 2002 (a […]
Hillary Clinton is a former presidential hopeful, secretary of state and first lady. And she has now partnered up with renowned author Louise Penny for the publication of her first novel – […]
Four friends from Delaware, U.S. have founded an online poetry journal that showcases the work of women over fifty years of age. The journal, which was christened ‘Quartet’, is named after the […]
The Horror Writers Association—dedicated to promoting horror and dark fantasy writers—announced the finalists for the annual Bram Stoker Award yesterday, which honors the best work in horror and dark fiction published in […]
Yesterday, Aspen Words—a programme in the Aspen Institute—announced the finalists for the 2021 Aspen Literary Awards, which recognizes and honours a work of fiction that addresses a pressing contemporary issue. The Award […]