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On Friday, February 5, at noon Eastern time, Adeline Dieudonné, considered one of the Francophone world’s most promising emerging voices, talks with Heather O'Neill (The Girl Who Was Saturday Night) about her debut novel, Real Life. Adeline Dieudonné’s first novel, Real Life, was a literary sensation in the...

On Wednesday, February 3, at 7 pm Eastern, Pilar Quintana talks with poet and translator Beatriz Hausner about her novel, The Bitch, and the subversive act of writing about the dark side of nature. Set on Colombia’s rugged Pacific coast, Pilar Quintana’s The Bitch explores the brutal forces...

The Wondrous and Tragic Life of Ivan and Ivana by Maryse Condé, and translated by Richard Philcox, is a finalist for the Caribbean Readers' Awards in the Translated Work category! Vote for this title now through 31 December by clicking here! Image from Rebel Women Lit...

Mia Couto is one of the three finalists for the 2020 Jan Michalski Prize for Literature! http://www.fondation-janmichalski.com/en/prix-jan-michalski/edition-2020/12153/ The Jan Michalski Prize for Literature is attributed each year by the Foundation to crown a work of world literature. An original feature of the Prize is its multicultural nature. It...

Pilar Quintana, author of the National Book Award Finalist, The Bitch, has two upcoming online events with indie bookstores. Please join us!   Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 7 pm Eastern Hosted by Scuppernong Books in North Carolina Click here for the event page on Scuppernong's website. Click here to register...

The Bitch by Pilar Quintana and translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman is a Finalist for the 2020 National Book Award for Translated Literature. Please join us and the National Book Foundation for two upcoming events to celebrate the finalists and announce the winners.  National Book...