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EU Lit Awards, Festivals, Warrior Writers & More! Your Weekly Lit News Roundup by Laurel Dowswell

2017 European Union Prizes for Literature Announced On April 21st, the twelve winners for the 2017 prize were announced. Funded by the Creative Europe programme, the winners include Rudi Erebara (Albania), Ina Vultchanova (Bulgaria) and Sine Ergün (Turkey). The prize recognizes excellence in new and emerging literary talents across the […]

Awards, E-Books, a Discovery & More! Your Weekly Lit News Roundup by Laurel Dowswell

Los Angeles Times Book Finalists Announced The finalists, announced on 2/22, include Zadie Smith’s novel Swing Time, Jane Mayer’s Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, and Rep. John Lewis’ graphic memoir March: Book Three. The list includes 55 books, plus one award was announced – […]