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Vincent Kling Wins the 2022 Wolff Translator’s Prize for ‘The Strudlhof Steps’

Vincent Kling has been announced as this year’s winner of the Helen & Kurt Wolff Translator’s Prize for his NYRB Classics translation of Heimito von Doderer’s novel The Strudlhof Steps. Administered each spring by the Goethe-Institut, the award comes with a prize of $10,000. Read more

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Benedict Lombe Wins the Blackburn Prize for ‘Lava’

The Blackburn Prize comes with $25,000, as well as a signed print by the abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning. Many of its recipients have gone on to great acclaim (among them, the Pulitzer Prize winners Annie Baker, Jackie Sibblies Drury, Marsha Norman, Lynn Nottage, Paula Vogel and Wendy Wasserstein). Read more

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2022 Whiting Awards celebrate 10 emerging writers

Since the award’s founding in 1985, Whiting winners have gone on to win countless awards and fellowships, including Pulitzers, National Book Awards, Tony Awards and Obies, and become familiar names in the process. Past winners have included Ocean Vuong, Colson Whitehead, Mary Karr, Sigrid Nunez, August Wilson, Don Mee Choi and many other gifted writers. Read more

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