A poem about peace recited by a Year 12 Filipino student at Dubai International Academy has earned him […]
The author of Schindler’s Ark and The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith joins nine other Australians to be recognised […]
Prominent cultural figure Sheikha Shamma Bint Mohammad Bin Khalid Al Nahyan received the 2015 Emirates Literature Foundation Personality of the Year Award in recognition of her major contribution towards fostering literacy, education and love of literature in all its forms.
Penguin Random House has announced that Akhil Sharma’s Family Life is one of 8 books shortlisted for the Folio Prize […]
On a day he was declared winner of the 2014 Jnanpith award, India’s highest literary honour, Marathi writer Bhalchandra Nemade described English as a ” killer language” and calling for its banning from the field of education in India. He also sharply criticized two Indian-origin writers, V S Naipaul and Salman Rushdie, for “pandering to the West” and dismissed their works as being of little value.
MG Vassanji goes home again in an elegant memoir: Open ‘Surely a returnee has some claim to the […]
Outstanding works of Hakka literature received recognition at the fifth Tung Blossom Literary Awards yesterday, as the organizers […]