10 Japanese Authors You Should Read

Column by Gabino Iglesias March 17, 2017 (2) comments
Culturally speaking, The Land of the Rising Sun has much to offer, and their literary output is definitely something you should keep on your radar.
Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize...For Literature

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize...For Literature

News by Peter Derk October 13, 2016 (13) comments
Things Have Changed? Or is it a Simple Twist of Fate? Bob Dylan wins Nobel for Literature.

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.
Alice Munro

Alice Munro Will Not Attend Nobel Ceremony

News by Christopher Shultz October 22, 2013 (2) comments
The Nobel Prize for Literature winner cited health reasons as the determining factor.
Bret Easton Ellis Not a Fan of Nobel Winner Alice Munro

Bret Easton Ellis Not a Fan of Nobel Winner Alice Munro

News by Dean Fetzer October 14, 2013 (6) comments
The author “took to Twitter” on Friday to make his feelings clear on the subject of the latest Nobel Prize in Literature winner, calling the writer “completely overrated”.
Nobel Prize in Literature, Alice Munro

Alice Munro Wins The Nobel Prize In Literature

News by Christopher Shultz October 11, 2013 (1) comments
The Canadian author was called a "master of the contemporary short story" by the selecting committee.
Pablo Neruda to be exhumed

Chilean Court Calls for Pablo Neruda to be Exhumed For Autopsy

News by Dean Fetzer February 11, 2013 (1) comments
The body of the Noble Prize-winning poet is due to be exhumed for autopsy to determine the cause of his death in 1973.
Controversy Over Steinbeck’s Nobel Prize

Controversy Over Steinbeck’s Nobel Prize Resurfaces

News by Dean Fetzer January 7, 2013 (4) comments
Opening of the Swedish Academy archives suggests John Steinbeck’s 1962 Nobel Prize went to “the best of a bad lot”.
President Obama w/ fellow Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel

Newly Re-elected President Obama to Write Book With Holocaust Survivor Elie Wiesel

News by Dean Fetzer November 7, 2012 (6) comments
Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel revealed he and another Laureate, President Barack Obama, are to write a “book of two friends”.
Mo Yan Wins The 2012 Nobel Prize For Literature

Mo Yan Wins The 2012 Nobel Prize For Literature

News by Benoît Lelièvre October 11, 2012 (4) comments
This year's Nobel Prize for Literature winner is neither fan favorite Bob Dylan or bookmakers' choice Haruki Murakami. It's lesser-known Chinese novelist Mo Yan.
JRR Tolkien was snubbed for the Nobel prize

Tolkien Snubbed By Nobel Prize Committee For 'Poor Storytelling'

News by Rob Hart January 9, 2012 (10) comments
Newly declassified documents show JRR Tolkien was nominated for the Nobel prize--but he was swiftly rejected for what the jury deemed a low standard of storytelling.
Tomas Transtromer

And The Winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize For Literature Is...

News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 6, 2011 (3) comments
Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer wins 2011 Nobel Prize for literature, is more than meets the eye.