Literature Prizes

High rankings for local libraries; The Jewish Cleveland Book Festival, Chapter Two, begins January 5: Press Run

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio – High ranking for Heights Libraries: Heights Libraries again received the highest possible rating in Library Journal‘s Public Library Service Index. This means that it received a five-star rating, an annual rating that is only given to the best American libraries. The just released Star Library report …

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Elfrida von Nardroff, 96, dies; Earned a lot of money on a fixed quiz

After two years of substandard work at Duke University, Ms von Nardroff was suspended for a semester. She described herself in This Week as having been a “rebellious, raccoon skin and champagne rebel of the 1920s”. She studied diligently after being reinstated, majoring in English, and graduated in 1947. She …

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Sexiest Male Writer of 2021

Views of the publication: 91 Iliyan Kuzmanov has been officially appointed FilmDaily’s the world’s sexiest writer for 2021, beating hundreds of other novelists around the world. It serves as a feather in the hat of a wonderful year for the Bulgarian author, activist, journalist and traveler. The other nine writers …

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Group blames illiteracy on education deprivation – Nigeria – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Support students and educators with N1.7million A group under the auspices of Tongston Holdings blamed the rising illiteracy rate in northern Nigeria on deprivation of education. The Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the group, Ing. Bello Mohammed Tongo said this yesterday in Gombe State when presenting prizes …

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Feminist novelist writes about Spain’s marginalized

Born: May 7, 1960 Passed away: November 27, 2021 Almudena Grandes, award-winning Spanish writer and ardent feminist who rose to fame with an erotic novel about a woman rebelling against social norms, died on November 27 at her home in Madrid. She was 61 years old. She had been treated …

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Nobel Prizes awarded at local ceremonies reduced in pandemic

LONDON (AP) – The 2021 Nobel Laureates will start receiving their awards on Monday at small-scale local ceremonies suited to times of a pandemic. For a second year, the coronavirus scuttled the traditional formal banquet in Stockholm attended by the winners of the chemistry, physics, medicine, literature and economics awards. …

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Saudi Translation Forum Welcomes Top Experts to Riyadh to Discuss Future of Translation Industry

Experts explored the role of translation in bringing cultures together and discussed new tools and techniques in the fields of literary translation, news translation, political translation and linguistic interpretation. The forum hosted the Kingdom’s first audiovisual translation challenge for students, hobbyists and professionals in the field of translation. RIYAD – …

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December 3. Timeline of major Kazinform events

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Kazinform Timeline is the one-stop-shop where you can learn about the historical events of December 3rd. Find out what notable events occurred throughout Kazakhstan’s history on December 3. APPOINTMENT International Day of Persons with Disabilities is a United Nations-sanctioned day that is celebrated on December 3 …

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Lancaster woman wins national environmental literature competition

Fellows Leonie Charlton, Nicole Carter, Anna Fleming, JR Carpenter, Jane Burn and Rose Proudfoot. Photo by Henry Iddon Photography + Film + Words The Future Places Environmental Essay and Poetry Prize is a partnership between the Future Places Center at Lancaster University, Eden North, the Kendal Mountain Literature Festival, the …

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