Kate Harris has won the $25,000 RBC Taylor Prize for her debut book, Lands of Lost Borders: Out of Bounds on the Silk Roads (Knopf Canada).
The Writers’ Trust of Canada has named its Berton House Writers’ Retreat residents for the coming year.
A U.S.–based charitable foundation has been named the new sponsor of the prestigious £50,000 Man Booker Prize.
Jael Richardson and the Festival of Literary Diversity are the 2019 recipients of the Freedom to Read Award.
The Lionel Gelber Prize for foreign-affairs writing has gone to Columbia University history professor Adam Tooze for his book Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World.
Tanya Boteju’s debut YA novel Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens is inspired by her own experience, including time spent as a drag king.