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Time for a woman to win Nobel Literature Prize, say pundits

Stockholm's literary circles are abuzz with speculation about this year's Nobel Literature Prize, and while it's notoriously difficult to predict the laureate, some experts are saying it's time for a woman.

Time for a woman to win Nobel Literature Prize, say pundits
Zhambyl Duysenuly. "KTK" TV Channel shot
Collection of poems written and narrated by 9-y.o. boy published in Kazakhstan

Zhambyl Duysenuly's poetry is very patriotic, energetic and full of expression.

Collection of poems written and narrated by 9-y.o. boy published in Kazakhstan
Garcia Marquez. ©REUTERS/Eliana Aponte
Garcia Marquez foundation refutes dementia claim

The head of a foundation created by Colombian Nobel literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez on Monday refuted claims from the author's brother that he is suffering from dementia.

Garcia Marquez foundation refutes dementia claim
Kazakhstan writer Oralkhan Bokeyev. Photo courtesy of vsemee.kz
All Kazakhstan will read the same book

Oralkhan Bokeyev’s "Where are you, my bausond colt?" collection of stories will become the book of the year this time.

All Kazakhstan will read the same book
The cover of Abay Qunanbayuli book "Selected Poems".
Russians are crazy about Abay's poetry

Book of poems, written by a great Kazakh poet Abay Qunanbayuli has sold out completely in Moscow.

Russians are crazy about Abay's poetry
Zair Assim. Photo from personal vkontakte blog
Two Kazakhstan writers got into Russian Prize long-list

Russian Prize International literary contest has announced its long-list of candidates to 2011 award.

Two Kazakhstan writers got into Russian Prize long-list
Kazakhstani writer Ilya Odegov. Photo courtesy of aitazhi.livejournal.com.
Kazakhstan writer won a prestigious literary award

Kazakhstani writer Ilya Odegov was a second at IX International Voloshin Literature contest, leaving behind 300 of other participants.

Kazakhstan writer won a prestigious literary award
Yuriy Serebryanskiy. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Kazakhstan writer Serebryanskiy won the Russian Prize

Yuriy Serebryanskiy won in the The Russian Prize literary contest under Short Prose category.

Kazakhstan writer Serebryanskiy won the Russian Prize