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Mozambique Author Wins US Literary Prize

Mozambican author António Emílio Leite (Mia) Couto has been awarded a $50,000 prize for lifetime achievement. The 58-year-old fiction writer and poet is this year's winner of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature.  The honor was announced Friday by the University of Oklahoma and World Literature Today, a magazine based at the school. Couto is the first Mozambican author to win the Neustadt Prize. He is considered to be one of the most important writers in ...

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