#Awards/Prizes

Publishing news filed under #Awards/Prizes

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White Review Short Story prize to expand to US and Canada

Annual short story competition the White Review Short Story Prize will be running simultaneously in the UK & Ireland and in the US & Canada for the first time next year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Schöffling Verlag Wins Kurt Wolff Prize for Independent Publishing

This year’s Kurt Wolff Prize has been awarded to Frankfurt-based Schöffling & Co. Verlag, honoring its 25-year tradition of independent publishing. The post Schöffling Verlag Wins Kurt Wolff Prize for Independent Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Investment company Rathbones to sponsor Folio Prize

Rathbone Investment Management has been confirmed as the new sponsor of the Folio Prize, which will become the Rathbones Folio Prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bob Dylan 'never imagined' winning Nobel Prize for Literature

Bob Dylan has said that it is “truly beyond words” to have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sara Baume wins 2015 Geoffrey Faber prize

Debut Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume has won the annual Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize 2015 for fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter Scott Prize launches academy

The organisers of the Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction has launched an academy to help find future winners. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Press, Big Prize: Inside Brooklyn Arts Press

Brooklyn Arts Press is a one-man operation that, despite its scant resources, took home the National Book Award for Poetry this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baroness Lola Young to chair Man Booker Prize 2017

Baroness Lola Young OBE will chair the judges for the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors join Julian Barnes in condemning US authors' admission to Booker prize

Writers including AS Byatt and Philip Hensher say Commonwealth and British writers face greater struggle to find readers, now ‘dice are loaded’ AS Byatt, Philip Hensher and Susan Hill have joined authors backing Julian Barnes’s call for the Man Booker prize to exclude US writers once again, a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spread the Word launches new Life Writing Prize

Writer development organisation Spread the Word is launching a new nationwide Life Writing Prize, thanks to a donation from writer Joanna Munro and partnership support from Goldsmiths Writers’ Centre, the Royal Society of Literature and Arvon. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Singh slams 'pathetic' British publishers for lack of submissions to BAME prize

Sunny Singh, author and chair of judges for the Jhalak Prize, has called the efforts of British publishers "pathetic" due to the "shockingly low" submissions to the prize created to celebrate British BAME writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chair of BAME prize slams UK publishers after lack of submissions

Author Sunny Singh calls British publishing ‘pathetic’ as inaugural £1,000 Jhalak prize receives only 51 entriesThe chair of the judges for the inaugural Jhalak prize, the author Sunny Singh, has branded British publishers “pathetic” after the award created to recognise black, Asian and minority... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hisham Matar wins Best First Biography Prize

Libyan writer Hisham Matar has won the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize, awarded at the Biographers' Club prize dinner yesterday evening (15th November) at the Savile Club in London. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Extraordinary' East West Street wins £30k Baillie Gifford Prize

Philippe Sands' East West Street (W&N), a personal account of the history of genocide and crimes against humanity, has won the £30,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2016. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UEL launches writers prize for young adults

The University of East London is launching a new literary fiction prize for young adults, the CityLife Prize for Fiction for Young Writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tramp, Daunt and New Island presses longlisted for Republic of Consciousness Prize

Irish publishers Tramp Press and New Island are among the small presses that have been longlisted for the Republic of Consciousness Prize.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McCormack's Solar Bones wins the Goldsmiths Prize

Solar Bones by Mike McCormack (Tramp Press), a book written in a single novel-length sentence, has won the Goldsmiths Prize 2016 for "boldly original fiction”.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Goldsmiths Prize launches app

Goldsmiths Press has released an app for The Goldsmiths Prize ahead of the latest winner, due to be announced tomorrow (9th November). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Turkey’s Orhan Pamuk Leads Russian Yasnaya Polyana Literary Prize Winners

A literary tribute to Istanbul wins the 1-million-ruble award based at Leo Tolstoy's estate in this year's round of awards, just announced. The post Turkey’s Orhan Pamuk Leads Russian Yasnaya Polyana Literary Prize Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Madeline Thien Wins 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize

Thien has won the Canadian literary prize, which comes with a C$100,000 purse, for her novel 'Do Not Say We Have Nothing.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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