July-August 2016: Altaic Storytelling Newsbriefs

Coup d’état Fiction: A Curiously Turkish Genre offers suggested reading for books that capture the Zeitgeist during the years that followed modern Turkey’s not infrequent periods of dictatorship. The winners of the Junma Literary Awards for Ethnic Minority Writers (骏马奖) — handed out every three years since 1981 — were announced in early August. The competition … Continue reading July-August 2016: Altaic Storytelling Newsbriefs

Junma Literary Prize: Winners of National Award for Writing by non-Han Authors

The winners of the Junma Literary Awards for Ethnic Minority Writers (骏马奖)  --- handed out every three years since 1981 --- have just been announced. The competition is designed to promote writing by authors who belong to one of China's non-Han peoples. Entries are permitted in all indigenous languages. Eight of the 24 winners were written in … Continue reading Junma Literary Prize: Winners of National Award for Writing by non-Han Authors