2021 in literature


This article contains information about the literary events and publications of 2021.

List of years in literature (table)
In poetry
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023
2024

Events


New books


Dates after each title indicate U.S. publication, unless otherwise indicated.

Fiction

Children and young people

Poetry

Drama

Non-fiction

Biography and memoirs

Deaths


Awards


The following list is arranged alphabetically:

See also


References


  1. "No. 63218". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 2020. p. N8.
  2. Allfree, Claire (27 February 2021). "'Can you be a writer and a parent?': Kazuo Ishiguro and his daughter Naomi on the future of fiction". The Daily Telegraph. Archived from the original on 27 February 2021. Retrieved 27 February 2021.
  3. Goddu, Charlotte (February 16, 2021). "In No One Is Talking About This, Patricia Lockwood Captures a Joyful, Sinister Life Online—But Also the World Beyond". Vanity Fair. Archived from the original on February 17, 2021. Retrieved March 3, 2021.
  4. Khatib, Joumana (February 24, 2021). "16 New Books to Watch For in March". The New York Times. Archived from the original on February 27, 2021. Retrieved February 27, 2021.
  5. Singer, Jenny (January 22, 2021). "7 of the Best New Books to Read in January". Glamour. Archived from the original on February 3, 2021. Retrieved March 15, 2021.
  6. Mirren Wilson (24 March 2021). "Review:The Meaning of Zong, Bristol Old Vic". A Younger Theatre. Retrieved 1 May 2021.
  7. Khatib, Joumana (January 27, 2021). "13 New Books to Watch For in February". The New York Times. Archived from the original on March 2, 2021. Retrieved February 28, 2021.
  8. Suzanne Moore, Suzanne Moore (February 27, 2021). "Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life, review: Jordan Peterson is back with a self-help book that is not here to hug you better". The Daily Telegraph. Archived from the original on March 3, 2021. Retrieved March 2, 2021.
  9. "Pembrokeshire Murders, The". Gwales. Archived from the original on 12 January 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  10. "Nonfiction Book Review: Philip Roth: The Biography by Blake Bailey". Publishers Weekly. February 8, 2021. Retrieved April 15, 2021.
  11. Michael Coren (29 March 2021). "Richard Coles and the madness of grief". The Critic. Retrieved 1 May 2021.
  12. "Nothing compares: Sinead O'Connor memoir coming out in June". USA Today. Archived from the original on 12 January 2021. Retrieved 14 January 2021.
  13. Rao, Sonia (April 20, 2021). "Japanese Breakfast's Michelle Zauner is fighting for joy through grief". The Washington Post. Retrieved June 8, 2021.
  14. Margalit Fox. "Ved Mehta, Celebrated Writer for The New Yorker, Dies at 86". New York Times. Archived from the original on 10 January 2021. Retrieved 14 January 2021.
  15. "Littérature : disparition de Vassilis Alexakis, le plus français des écrivains grecs". Le Courrier des Balkans (in French). Archived from the original on 13 January 2021. Retrieved 14 January 2021.
  16. Clay Risen (January 29, 2021). "Sharon Kay Penman, whose novels plumbed Britain's past, dies at 75". New York Times. Archived from the original on February 6, 2021. Retrieved February 5, 2021.
  17. Falleció en México la poetisa Martha Madrigal Archived 2021-01-29 at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)
  18. "Jean-Claude Carrière, screenwriter of Cyrano de Bergerac and Belle de Jour, dies aged 89". The Guardian. London. Agence France-Presse. 9 February 2021. Archived from the original on 9 February 2021. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  19. Fallece el pensador, poeta y activista Enrique González Rojo Arthur Archived 2021-03-10 at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)
  20. "Noted Kannada poet and Sahitya Akademi awardee NS Lakshminarayana Bhatta passes away at 84". Archived from the original on 2021-03-10. Retrieved 2021-03-11.
  21. В Пскове скончался член Союза писателей России Валентин Курбатов Archived 2021-03-10 at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  22. Addio allo storico Djibril Tamsir Niane Archived 2021-03-30 at the Wayback Machine (in Italian)
  23. "Pioneering Egyptian Feminist Nawal El Saadawi Dies Aged 89". Archived from the original on 2021-03-23. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
  24. Zmarł wybitny poeta i eseista Adam Zagajewski Archived 2021-03-30 at the Wayback Machine (in Polish)
  25. "Beverly Cleary, beloved and prolific author of children's books, dies at 104". Archived from the original on 2021-03-27. Retrieved 2021-03-27.
  26. Garner, Dwight (26 March 2021). "Larry McMurtry, Novelist of the American West, Dies at 84". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 26 March 2021. Retrieved 26 March 2021.
  27. Arthur Kopit Dies: Pulitizer-Nominated ‘Indians’, ‘Nine’ Playwright Was 83
  28. Anthony Thwaite obituary (subscription required)
  29. Succesauteur Pieter Aspe overleden (in Dutch)
  30. Fallece el poeta zamorano Jesús Hilario Tundidor a los 85 años (in Spanish)
  31. "Zuckmayer-Medaille für Nora Gomringer". Süddeutsche Zeitung. Munich. dpa. 5 October 2020. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
  32. "Dylan Thomas Prize: New Yorker Raven Leilani wins accolade". BBC News. 13 May 2021. Retrieved 14 May 2021.
  33. "Martha C. Nussbaum | Holbergprisen". holbergprisen.no (in Norwegian Bokmål). Retrieved 2021-03-05.
  34. "International Booker Prize: David Diop becomes first French winner". BBC News. 2021-06-02. Retrieved 2 June 2021.
  35. Porter Anderson (3 May 2021). "Israel's Jerusalem Prize Goes to England's Julian Barnes". Publishing Perspectives.