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Could It Have Been Written by a Woman?

On how Susie Nicklin came to acquire Pearl

“When I was sent the manuscript entitled Pearl, by Siân Hughes, I was enchanted. Hughes’ writing is flawless, like the privy pearl without a spot; I hardly changed a word. She captures the spirit of the original and shows us consolation through legend, nursery rhymes, folk songs, as a daughter seeks to understand the reasons for the disappearance of her mother.”

The Best Of Times, The Worst of Times author Paul Behrens has been awarded a Frontiers Planet Prize as an International Champion

The Consequences author Manuel Muñoz has been awarded the 2023 Joyce Carol Oates Prize

The Consequences author Manuel Muñoz is a finalist for the 2023 Aspen Words Literary Prize

Ruth McKee on Riambel for The Irish Times

This year, I only needed to open my window in Brazil to witness the climate crisis by Eliane Brum for The Guardian

My snapshot of 2022 shows the Amazon burning – but what it doesn’t communicate is the pain

‘If we have any respect for future generations, it is time for the markets to be silent and for nature to be heard.’ Photograph: Jonathan Watts

Advance praise for Banzeiro Òkòtó

Electric Lit’s Favorite Short Story Collections of 2022 included Manuel Muñoz’s book as one of the year’s best

The TLS review of The Consequences by Manuel Muñoz

Too wide for cameras: American stories of betrayal, love and revenge by Alison Kelly

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The Guardian reviews The Consequences by Manuel Muñoz – California dreaming by David Hayden

Set in the Central Valley of the 1980s, these rich short stories about migrant workers speak of longing, loneliness and vulnerability.

Book Public from Texas Public Radio with Manuel Muñoz

Why short stories? That’s the question that opens up Yvette Benavides interview for Book Public with The Consequences author. It’s available to listen to on NPR

A review of Priya Hein’s novel Riambel has been included in in The Cardiff Review’s 2022 year in review: The ten most-read pieces from the magazine

The Consequences by Manuel Muñoz has been longlisted for the Aspen Words Prize 2022!

An early Christmas gift from Aspen Words, longlisting The Consequences by Manuel Muñoz for their literary prize! We’re so pleased that this incredible collection of short stories is getting the recognition it deserves, and among such great company.

Zeit für Brot

Time for bread on a trip to Frankfurt

“The Frankfurt Book Fair has existed in its current form since 1949, but literature was fundamental to German culture for centuries before that. Gutenburg lived in nearby Mainz, so this area has been a hub of mass market information provision for nearly 600 years . . .”

Un truc, machin, quelquepart

Learning to love the literatures of Mauritius

“I realised, shortly after acquiring the world English rights to Riambel, by Priya Hein, from Anna Soler-Pont of the Pontas Agency, a novel whose title refers to a village set on the southernmost tip of Mauritius, I knew almost nothing about this island in the Indian Ocean . . .”

Savala Nolan: Don’t Let It Get You Down review – finding voice in the liminal from The Arts Desk

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with These 18 Must-Read Books by Latinx Authors from Oprah Daily

Paradise, Lost: Priya Hein’s Riambel from The Cardiff Review

The Consequences by Manuel Muñoz receives a starred Kirkus review and a glowing review from Publisher’s Weekly

Lessons in Love and Other Crimes by Elizabeth Chakrabarty longlisted for the Polari First Book Prize 2022

My Body Keeps Your Secrets author Lucia Osborne-Crowley wins a Somerset Maugham Award 2022

Richard Seymour on The Disenchanted Earth for Lighthouse Books

Epic Annette: A Heroine’s Tale features in The Bookseller

Mount Florida Books, Glasgow’s first book of the month:

The Portobello Bookseller Picks: New Fiction in May 2022

The 2022 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing Shortlist Announced

PEN Translates awards announced

We’re thrilled that Annette: An Epic Heroine by Anne Weber, translated from the German by Tess Lewis has won English PEN’s flagship translation award, among other brilliant books from 15 countries and 13 languages. The 18 awards go to titles by 17 different publishers and include novels, short story collections, reportage, poetry collections and epic verse, children’s literature and political writing.

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