2015 in literature

This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 2015.

Events

Anniversaries

New books

The date in brackets after a title refers to U.S. publication unless otherwise stated.

Fiction

Children and young people

Poetry

Drama

Non-fiction

Deaths

Awards

See also

References

  1. ^ Conlan, Tara (2015-01-18). "Wolf Hall sticks to England after director rejects plan to film in Belgium". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 2015-01-22.
  2. ^ "Poldark on TV". Retrieved 2015-03-24.
  3. ^ "Poldark turns the other cheek in new BBC adaptation". The Guardian. 2015-03-06. Retrieved 2015-03-24.
  4. ^ "'Ru' by Montreal's Kim Thuy wins CBC's 'Canada Reads' competition". Brandon Sun. 2015-03-19.
  5. ^ "Final Dexter book says farewell to serial killer Dexter Morgan". Entertainment Weekly. 2015-07-07. Retrieved 2015-09-23.
  6. ^ "Shelley's Poetical Essay: The Bodleian Libraries' 12 millionth book". Oxford: Bodleian Library. 2015-11-10. Retrieved 2015-11-13.
  7. ^ "Singapore lifts ban on 240 publications". BBC News. 2015-11-25. Retrieved 2019-01-15.
  8. ^ Pears, Iain (2015-08-20). "Why you need an app to understand my novel". The Guardian.
  9. ^ WB Yeats at 150 with The Irish Times
  10. ^ Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – 150th Anniversary website. Accessed 23 September 2015
  11. ^ "His Bloody Project". Waterstones.com. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  12. ^ "The Boy Who Could Change the World by Aaron Swartz". www.waterstones.com. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  13. ^ "Poet Miller Williams, 84, dies". NWADG.com.
  14. ^ "Silliman's Blog". ronsilliman.blogspot.com.
  15. ^ Suzanne Gamboa. "Michele Serros, Who Wrote About Bicultural Life, Dies". NBC News.
  16. ^ McKinnon, Lisa (January 5, 2015) 'Chicana Role Model' author, Oxnard native Serros succumbs to cancer at 48
  17. ^ Hillel Italie, The Associated Press. "Novelist Robert Stone, known for 'Dog Soldiers' dies at 77". Archived from the original on January 11, 2015. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  18. ^ "John Bayley, scholar – obituary". The Daily Telegraph. 21 January 2015. Retrieved 22 January 2015.
  19. ^ "Authors : Elgin, Suzette Haden : SFE : Science Fiction Encyclopedia". www.sf-encyclopedia.com. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  20. ^ Fox, Margalit (29 January 2015). "Colleen McCullough, Author of 'The Thorn Birds', Dies at 77". New York Times. Retrieved 29 January 2015.
  21. ^ Nobody Was Writing Poetry of This World Like Philip Levine (1928–2015) – from "Harriet the Blog" at The Poetry Foundation website.
  22. ^ "Former poet laureate Philip Levine, a champion of the working class, dies at 87". Bookmarks.
  23. ^ Ein Genie und Provokateur (in German)
  24. ^ IANS (26 February 2015). "Bangladeshi writer attacked, dies in hospital". business-standard.com.
  25. ^ "Sir Terry Pratchett Obituary". The Guardian. 12 March 2015. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  26. ^ "Sweden's Tomas Transtromer, Nobel prize-winning poet, dies at 83". Reuters.
  27. ^ "Silliman's Blog". ronsilliman.blogspot.com.
  28. ^ "Award-winning author Ivan Doig, who chronicled the American West, dies at 75". Times Colonist. Archived from the original on 2015-04-14.
  29. ^ "Author Ruth Rendell dies aged 85". BBC News. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  30. ^ "James Salter, a 'Writer's Writer' Short on Sales but Long on Acclaim, Dies at 90". The New York Times. 20 June 2015.
  31. ^ "James Salter, America's 'most underrated underrated author', dies at 90". Telegraph.co.uk. 20 June 2015.
  32. ^ Hilary Mantel. "My hero: Oliver Sacks by Hilary Mantel". the Guardian.
  33. ^ "How work of Sacks stuck in mind of playwright Friel". Independent.ie.
  34. ^ "Acclaimed Egyptian novelist Gamal el-Ghitani dies at 70 – The Boston Globe". BostonGlobe.com.
  35. ^ "Paul West, author – obituary". Telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  36. ^ "Fatema Mernissi (1940-2015)". Nomadics.
  37. ^ "Ono wins Akutagawa literary award; Nishi wins Naoki Prize". The Japan Times. January 16, 2015.
  38. ^ Lusher, Adam (3 June 2015). "Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015 winner: Ali Smith triumphs with How to Be Both". The Independent. Retrieved 17 June 2015.
  39. ^ "Claire Fuller wins debut-novel Desmond Elliott Prize". BBC News. 1 July 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  40. ^ Mark Brown (23 March 2015). "Akhil Sharma wins Folio prize for fiction". The Guardian. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
  41. ^ "Chinese poet Bei Dao is the winner of the "Golden Wreath" 2015". Struga Poetry Evenings. 20 March 2015. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015.
  42. ^ Flood, Alison (11 November 2015). "Novel about John Lennon and primal screaming wins Goldsmiths prize". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 November 2015.
  43. ^ "Journalist wins award for Jimmy Savile book". BBC News. 9 October 2015. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  44. ^ Doyle, Martin (27 May 2015). "Eoin McNamee's Blue is the Night wins €15,000 Kerry Group Irish Novel of Year Award". The Irish Times. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  45. ^ "Miles Franklin Literary Award: Sofie Laguna wins for novel The Eye Of The Sheep". ABC News, 23 June 2015. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
  46. ^ Los Angeles Times (10 September 2015). "Claudia Rankine and Meghan Daum lead 2015 PEN Literary Awards". latimes.com.
  47. ^ Flood, Alison (21 April 2015). "Pulitzer prize for fiction goes to All the Light We Cannot See". The Guardian. Guardian News & Media. Retrieved 21 April 2015.
  48. ^ "'Redeployment' by Phil Klay wins the 2015 W. Y. Boyd Literary Award 'for Excellence in Military Fiction'".
  49. ^ "Ryszard Krynicki Wins the 2015 Zbigniew Herbert Prize". Retrieved 2019-03-12.

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