Announcing the Restless Book Prize for New Immigrant Writing

Announcing the Restless Book Prize for New Immigrant Writing

News by Raine Winters
Submissions will focus on “American identity in a global age.”

6 Women Who Punched the Prize Gap in the Face

Column by Leah Dearborn
With the the prize gap still facing female writers in the 21st century, it seemed like a good time to highlight a few talented women who battled for literary recognition in the past.
Guardian Announces Monthly Prize For Self-Published Novels

Diamonds In The Roughest: Guardian Announces Monthly Prize For Self-Published Novels

News by Peter Derk April 10, 2014
The Guardian has announced a monthly prize for the best-of-the-best self-published novels.

Debut Author Claire Vaye Watkins Wins $20,000 Story Prize

News by Christopher Shultz March 15, 2013
The 'Battleborn' author rose above some stiff competition to take home the prize.
Maggie Shipstead Dylan Thomas

Maggie Shipstead Takes Home Dylan Thomas Prize For Debut Novel

News by Dan Shewan November 14, 2012
Californian author Maggie Shipstead has won the prestigious Dylan Thomas prize for her debut novel, ‘Seating Arrangements.’
Javier Marías (The Infatuations) Turns Down Award

Spanish Novelist Javier Marías Turns Down €20,000 Award in This Year’s Latest Literary Snub

News by Dean Fetzer November 2, 2012
Is turning down a literary or arts prize the latest thing for artists, poets, and authors to do? Recent trends suggest the practice is gaining popularity.