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Announcing The 2023 PEN America Literary Awards Longlists

PEN America is honored to announce the Longlists for the 2023 Literary Awards. Our Awards are juried by panels of esteemed, award-winning authors, editors, translators, and critics. These authors are committed to recognizing their contemporaries, from promising debut writers to those who have had a … [Read more...]

‘Happy Stories, Mostly’ wins Republic of Consciousness Prize

In the UK, Indonesian writer Norman Erikson Pasaribu and his publisher Tilted Axis Press have won this year’s Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses, for Pasaribu’s short story collection Happy Stories, Mostly. Tanslated by Sydney-based writer and translator Tiffany Tsao, Happy … [Read more...]

Republic of Consciousness Prize 2022 shortlist announced

In the UK, the shortlist for the 2022 Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses has been announced. The books shortlisted for this year’s prize are: Dark Neighbourhood (Vanessa Onwuemezi, Fitzcarraldo Editions) Happy Stories, Mostly (Norman Erikson Pasaribu, trans by Tiffany Tsao, … [Read more...]

Penguin Random House SEA’s Fall Baby awarded Best Literary Work at Singapore Book Awards 2020

Penguin Random House SEA (PRH SEA), one of the leading publishing houses in the region, is excited to announce that its publication Fall Baby by Laksmi Pamuntjak has been awarded the Best Literary Work at the Singapore Book Awards 2020. The award was announced at a live online event hosted on … [Read more...]

International Booker prize announces longlist ‘tracing ring around the world’

The 13 books in contention for the £50,000 prize include Tomb of Sand by Geetanjali Shree, the first book translated from Hindi to be nominated. Tomb of Sand by Indian writer Geetanjali Shree has become the first book translated from Hindi to be nominated for the International Booker prize. The … [Read more...]