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· November, 2011

Stories about Literature from November, 2011

South Africa: Sci-Fi Novel “Zoo City” to Get Film Adaptation

South African science fiction novel “Zoo City” will soon be a movie: “After winning several literary awards and garnering global acclaim for its clever originality, South African author Lauren Beukes’...

Mexico: Guadalajara Hosts 25th International Book Fair

Guadalajara is hosting the 25th International Book Fair from November 26 to December 4, 2011. Álvaro López writes about the fair in Vivir México [es], and says he wishes Mexico...

India: The Ink Conference 2011

This year's INK Conference will be held this year in Jaipur city, Rajasthan, from December 8th – December 11th. Read all about it here.

Bahamas: Male Violence Against Women

Womanish Words would like the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women to be called what it really is – the International Day for the Elimination of Male...

Caribbean: Giving Thanks

Regional bloggers are wishing all Americans a happy Thanksgiving Day.

St. Lucia, Guyana: The Right to Vote

Amala's View has been “watch[ing] from afar, the campaigning that went on for months [and] now comes to a heated close in two Caribbean nations”, saying: “As the voting day...

Jamaica: Miami Book Fair Meetup

Litblogger Geoffrey Philp meets some old literary friends at The Miami Book Fair International.

Japan: A Blogger's Top 5 WWII Literary Works

The Reading Life blog share their experience in exploring Japanese WWII literature, for people who want to go beyond Haruki Murakami and read more Japanese literary work.

Sri Lanka, India: Biography of LTTE Leader Prabhakaran

D.B.S. Jeyaraj tweets about an upcoming 1000 page biography of Veluppillai Prabhakaran, leader of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The book is being written by Nedumaran, a well-known politician...

Cameroon: 5th International Festival of Fulani Arts and Tradition

The Bilitol fulfude association is organizing the 5th international festival of Fulani arts and tradition [fr] from December 8th to December 11th 2011. The festival will take place at Yagoua,...

France: A tribute to Author Hubert Nyssen

French writer and publisher Hubert Nyssen [fr], who founded the publishing house Actes Sud, died on Nov. 12. 2011. Among the many tributes to this lover of foreign litteratures and eulogist...

Malawi: Meet Global Voices Author Steve Sharra

Linda Annan talks to Malawian Global Voices Author Steve Sharra. Sharra is a blogger, freelance journalist, lecturer and educational editor. In this interview, Steve Sharra talks about the Malawian social...

Grenada: On Self-Publishing

Tobias Buckell is “seriously getting tired of prominent self publishers” and explains why, here.

Mexico: Global Voices Contributor Receives Praise for Her Poems and Her Tweets

Global Voices contributor Issa Villarreal is recognized in the UNAM's (National Autonomous University of Mexico) ‘Poetry Periodical’ [es] for her poem El cuerpo siempre pierde [es] (“The body always loses”)...

Jamaica: perspective on Indian literature

Jamaica-based Annie Paul’s post on a recent visit to Delhi offers snapshots of two new books by Indian writers.

Serbia: Nobel Prize Hoax

Very belatedly, links to the posts at East Ethnia and Belgraded, which talk about Dobrica Ćosić‘s Nobel Prize in Literature hoax.

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