Tagged: Elif Shafak

Indies dominate Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

Independent publishers take up more than half of the Wellcome Book Prize shortlist with Canongate, Oneworld, CB Editions and the Text Publishing company all vying... Read more

LBF reveals full 2019 line-up

The London Book Fair has revealed its full author line-up for 2019 with Karin Slaughter appearing as well as Elif Shafak, Kit de Waal, Lara... Read more

UK's first Muslim literature and culture festival launches

Novelists Elif Shafak and Kamila Shamsie are set to headline the UK’s first dedicated festival of Muslim culture, literature and ideas, at the British Library... Read more

Shafak and Levy among Goldsmiths Prize judges

Leading Turkish novelist Elif Shafak and novelist and poet Deborah Levy are among those judging the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize. Read more

Saunders, Atwood and Adichie make plea for poet's freedom

More than 50 prominent authors, including Man Booker Prize winner George Saunders, have signed a letter to President Xi Jinping calling for the release of Liu Xia, widow of Chinese dissident and Nobel... Read more

Atwood, Auster and Shafak condemn Russian violence

Margaret Atwood, Paul Auster and Elif Shafak have joined a number of other authors in criticising Russia’s treatment of Ukraine and calling for freedom of... Read more

Elif Shafak to judge next Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year

Turkish novelist and political commentator Elif Shafak and cultural historian and biographer Lucy Hughes-Hallett are to join Andrew Holgate on the judging panel of The... Read more

Rushdie, Rankin and Atwood pledge support to Turkey's imprisoned writers

Over 100 writers have put their names to a message pledging solidarity with Turkey’s imprisoned writers and journalists and promising to "raise our global voice against any effort to silence... Read more

Penguin General showcases Spring 2017 authors

Penguin General hosted its authors at the Library Club on St Martins Lane, who personally introduced their books for Spring 2017 in a series of... Read more

Barley to chair judges for Man Booker International Prize

Edinburgh International Book Festival director Nick Barley is chairing the judging panel for the 2017 Man Booker International Prize. Read more

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