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  • 2019 Carle Honors Announced

    The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art has revealed the recipients of its 2019 Carle Honors.

  • 2019 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Award Winners Announced

    Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard have named the five winners and the two finalists of the 2019 Lukas Prize Project Awards.

  • Trump Budget Calls for Closing the NEA

    In what has become an annual rite under the Trump administration, the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal calls for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts.

  • Burns, Smith Among 2019 NBCC Award Winners

    A milestone-packed evening saw Anna Burns's 'Milkman,' already the 2018 Man Booker Prize winner, win the prize for fiction, and Zadie Smith take home the criticism award.

  • Bologna's 2019 Children's Publishers of the Year Nominees

    The Bologna Children’s Book Fair, in association with the Association of Italian Publishers, has announced the nominees for the seventh annual Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publishers of the Year.

  • Finalists, Achievement Winners Announced for 2019 Triangle Lit Awards

    Finalists for the 31st annual Triangle Awards, which honors the best LGBTQ literary works published in 2018, have been announced by the Publishing Triangle, the LGBTQ publishing organization.

  • After Changes, the Nobel Prize for Literature Returns

    This fall the Nobel Prize for Literature will be awarded for both 2018 and 2019, after changes were made to how laureates are chosen in the wake of scandals that forced the literary prize to be cancelled in 2018.

  • Adeyemi, Turpin Win Top Award at 2019 Audies

    The big award at the 24th Annual Audie Awards, for Audiobook of the Year, went to 'Children of Blood and Bone' (Macmillan Audio), written by Tomi Adeyemi and narrated by Bahni Turpin.

  • One Book, One New York Announces All-Women 2019 Shortlist

    Now in its third year, and in partnership with BuzzFeed Book Club, this year’s five finalists are titles all written by women.

  • The Booker Prize, Crankstart Foundation Ink Sponsorship Pact

    The Booker Prize Foundation has signed an agreement with the Crankstart Foundation to take over sponsorship of the Booker prizes from the Man Group, which has ended its 18 year support off the awards.

  • 'Daring Works' Fêted at 2019 PEN America Literary Awards

    This year's ceremony, held at New York University's Skirball Center and conferred for the first time to a sold-out house, saw debut and women writers have a particularly strong year.

  • NEA Announces $27M in Grants, Fellowships

    The National Endowment for the Arts has announced its first round of grants for the fiscal year 2019, issuing more than $27 million in the form of nearly 1,150 grants and 35 Creative Writing Fellowships in poetry.

  • Shortlist Named for Selfies Award

    The finalists for the inaugural Selfies Award for a self-published novel have been named, and the winner will be announced at the upcoming London Book Fair.

  • Meg Medina on Winning the Newbery Medal

    We speak with author Meg Medina, whose middle grade novel about an irrepressible Cuban-American girl, 'Merci Suárez Changes Gears,' was awarded the 2019 Newbery Medal.

  • Medina, Blackall, Acevedo Win Newbery, Caldecott, Printz

    The 2019 Youth Media Awards were announced Monday morning at the American Library Association’s midwinter conference in Seattle.

  • Makkai, Laymon Win 2019 Carnegie Medals

    'The Great Believers' by Rebecca Makkai has won the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and 'Heavy: An American Memoir' by Kiese Laymon has won the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction.

  • University Presses Get $1.2M for Diversity Grants

    A four-year, $1,205,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will support continued development and expansion of a program designed to diversify academic publishing, and will directly affect six presses.

  • NBCC Awards Finalists Announced

    The National Book Critics Circle has announced 31 finalists in six categories––autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry––for the annual National Book Critic Circle Awards.

  • AAP Gets $2.2 Million In the Name of Poetry

    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has donated the funding for two grants to the Academy of American Poets, totaling $2.2 million.

  • Talking Pictures Awards Submissions Open

    The contest, part of a cultural initiative of the New York Rights Fair celebrating excellence in book design in five categories, is now open for submissions for its 2019 awards.

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