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International Dublin Literary Award: Winners, History

International Dublin Literary Award: Winners, History

The International Dublin Literary Award, formerly known as the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, is given annually for a novel published in English or that has been translated into English (Irish: Duais Liteartha Idirnáisinta Bhaile tha Chliath). It is sponsored primarily by Dublin City Council in Ireland and encourages the best in international literature.  Read: List…

America Award: Winners, History, Nomination Process

America Award: Winners, History, Nomination Process

For writers from other countries, the America Award is a lifetime achievement prize in literature. As a modest endeavour to offer alternatives to the Nobel Prize in Literature, as it describes itself. It was initially displayed in 1994. There is no cash prize associated with the honour. It is supported by the publisher Green Integer…

Neustadt International Prize for Literature: Winner, History

Neustadt International Prize for Literature: Winner, History

The University of Oklahoma and its international literary journal, World Literature Today, jointly sponsor the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, which is given out every two years. It is sometimes likened to the Nobel Prize in Literature as one of the more prominent international literary awards.  Read: Sahitya Akademi Award: Winners, History, Nomination Process In 1982,…

The Hindu Literary Prize: Winner, Nomination Process, History

The Hindu Literary Prize: Winner, Nomination Process, History

Established in 2010, The Hindu Literary Prize, also known as The Hindu Best Fiction Award, is an Indian literary prize presented by The Hindu Literary Review, a section of the daily The Hindu. Indian works that have been translated into English are recognised. The Hindu Literary Prize was established to recognise authors who have dedicated…

Sahitya Akademi Award: Winners, History, Nomination Process.

Sahitya Akademi Award: Winners, History, Nomination Process.

The Sahitya Akademi Award is a literary honour given annually to authors of the best books with the highest literary merit that have been published in any of the 24 major Indian languages, including Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, English, Bengali, and Punjabi, as well as the 22 languages listed in the Eighth Schedule…

Top 10 Book Clubs in Delhi That Everyone Should Join

Top 10 Book Clubs in Delhi That Everyone Should Join

A Book Club in Delhi is what you need if you are the type of person who, when questioned about their hobbies, points to a bookshelf. Yes, Delhi is filled with libraries, colleges, and poetry groups where those who have a crazy passion for reading and literature frequently like to unwind. But recently, there is…

The Nobel Prize in Literature: Winners, Nomination Process.

The Nobel Prize in Literature: Winners, Nomination Process.

The Nobel prize in Literature is awarded every year to an author from any country who has, in the words of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel’s will, “in the field of literature, produced the most outstanding work in an idealistic direction”. History of Nobel Prize in Literature In his last will and testament, Alfred Nobel specified…

Top 10 Book Clubs in Hyderabad That Everyone Should Join

Top 10 Book Clubs in Hyderabad That Everyone Should Join

Hyderabad has a lopping history of literary influence that stretches back to the 15th century, when the Qutb Shahi Dynasty promoted the development of Decani Urdu poetry. The Nizams’ 150-year reign over Hyderabad, also referred to as the city of the Nizams, is responsible for the city’s rich cultural history. They elevated Hyderabad to the…

Top 10 Book clubs in Kolkata That Everyone Should Join

Top 10 Book clubs in Kolkata That Everyone Should Join

Are you the type of bookworm who takes pleasure in scholarly disagreements and conversations about various literary genres? You must then actively participate in annual book fairs and keep an eye out for book clubs. Given that Kolkata is the cultural centre of India, it should come as no surprise that it ranks highly on…

Top 10 Book Clubs in Pune That Everyone Should Join

Top 10 Book Clubs in Pune That Everyone Should Join

Being the friendly next-door neighbor to Mumbai, it is not unexpected that Pune’s young, hungry, fashionable, and technologically adept population has a strong literacy culture. Generation after generation has carried on that culture, and it only appears to be growing better.  The fact that Pune has a district devoted to books of all kinds and…