The rain falls on.
Acres of violets unfold.
Myrtle and forsythia follow.
The cardinals call to each other.
Echoes of delicate
Breath-broken whistles. 109 more words
I like and applaud the open prize-awarding processes of international prizes such as the Neustadt, the Impac, and the Man Booker International. (I shan’t mention the ultra-secretive process of that award given by the folks up, up, up, there in northern hemisphere). 601 more words
Every two years, the £60,000 Man Booker International Prize recognizes one writer for his or her outstanding achievements in fiction. The Man Booker International Prize differs significantly from the annual Man Booker Prize—its judges, in seeking out literary excellence, consider a writer’s entire body of work rather than just a single novel. 1,615 more words