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Literature Prizes

Literature Nobel Prize Announced This Week

AP | Posted 12.08.2012 | Books

STOCKHOLM — The Swedish Academy says it will reveal the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday, completing the schedule of this yea...

Nobel Prize Snubs In Literature

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Since 1901, the Nobel Committee has honored outstanding individuals in the fields of science, peace and literature with a medal, personal diploma, cas...

The Forgettable And The Overlooked In Lit Prizes

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

This year is a good one for female writers; most of the major literature prizes have gone to women, though whether this is a fluke, a new trend of hei...

Nobel Prize in Literature Announced Tomorrow: Oz And Oates Are Favorites

AP | KARL RITTER and MALIN RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

STOCKHOLM — Americans Joyce Carol Oates and Philip Roth join Israel's Amos Oz at the top of the buzz surrounding the Nobel Prize in literature, ...

BIG NEWS: Women Can Write!

The Huffington Post | Erica Jong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We have known that women could write since Sappho invented love poetry 2600 years ago. Emily Dickinson, Charlotte Bronte, Jane Austen, George Eliot co...

The 16th Annual Giller Prize and the Future of Literature in a Digital Age

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Marissa Bronfman

Last night the 16th annual Giller Prize celebrated excellence in Canadian literature, reminding us of the incredible dedication, passion and talent with which authors in this great nation write.

Women Sweep Literature Prizes

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Is it an accident, the judging panels, a mini-trend or are the tides turning? With the sweep of this year's literary awards, all eyes are on the women...