#Awards/Prizes

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Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Film Awards Add Prize for Illustrated Book on a Film Subject

The new category announced in Frankfurter Buchmesse's Film Awards program is for Best Illustrated Book on a Film-Related Subject–sumptuous film biographies, costume-design studies, or the making of a ground-breaking design: all are fair game in this new class of entry. The post Frankfurter... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In the face of scandals, no Nobel literature prize will be awarded this year

The Swedish Academy has announced the 2018 literature prize will be given in 2019, the first time since 1943 that the prize has been delayed. Allegations of sexual assault against the husband of one of its former members has created a rift within the secret academy.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scandal-rocked Nobel board won't award literature prize this year

The Swedish Academy says the Nobel Prize in literature will not be awarded this year following sex-abuse allegations and other issues within its ranks that have tarnished the body's reputation. The academy said Friday the 2018 prize will be given in 2019. The decision was made at a weekly meeting... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Ceremony Honors 2018 Winners and Cultural Personality of the Year

Hope and cross-cultural understanding were big themes at the official ceremony honoring the winners of the 2018 Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Abu Dhabi. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Ceremony Honors 2018 Winners and Cultural Personality of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times book prizes awarded to literary veterans, emerging authors

Abortion, gun violence, the global refugee crisis and the degradation of the Great Lakes were among the subjects of books honored Friday at the 38th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. The awards were presented at USC’s Bovard Auditorium on the eve of the two-day L.A. Times Festival of Books,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Awards for women, writers of colour, small presses – why are there so many books prizes?

There are so many literary prizes these days that they could be regarded as an industry in their own right – but they’re needed to change the status quoHow many literary prizes are there in the UK today? To Wikipedia’s tally of around 70, I can immediately add half a dozen more – and still they... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Prize finalists include Joyce Carol Oates and Ta-Nehisi Coates; John Rechy receives lifetime achievement award

Finalists for the 2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes include Joyce Carol Oates, Ron Chernow, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jesmyn Ward. The awards will be presented on the campus of USC on April 20, the eve of the L.A. Times Festival of Books. Finalists for the book prizes, which are awarded in 10... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The US National Book Award Goes International With a Translation Prize

Many in publishing and those disheartened by the xenophobia of the times may cheer the National Book Foundation's decision to add a category for translated literature with what Lisa Lucas calls 'the power to touch us as American readers.' The post The US National Book Award Goes International... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book of the Year: Helen Dunmore wins another award

Helen Dunmore's poetry collection, Inside the Wave, wins 2018's Costa Book of the Year prize. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Good Night Stories scoops Blackwell's Book of the Year award

Blackwell’s has named its Book of the Year as the "inspirational" Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls (Particular Books) by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ockham NZ Book Awards pick the year's best Kiwi reads for longlist

Kiwis looking for a summer read should take a "risk" on a book from the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards longlist, one of the awards' organisers says. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Goldstein wins £30k Business Book of the Year Award

A Simon & Schuster book exploring the human consequences of the General Motors assembly plant closure in an American town has won the £30,000 Business Book of the Year Award 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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€25,000 German Book Prize Shortlist Is Out: Award Coincides With Frankfurt

Beginning September 27, you can read English translations of excerpts from the six shortlisted German Book Prize titles at the 'New Books in German' site. The post €25,000 German Book Prize Shortlist Is Out: Award Coincides With Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chris Haughton wins CBI Book of the Year Award

Picturebook maker Chris Haughton has won the 27th Children's Books Ireland Book of the Year Award for his "captivating" book Goodnight Everyone (Walker Books). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Macmillan and Waterstones take top prizes at the British Book Awards

Pan Macmillan and Waterstones are two of the biggest winners at this year's British Book Awards, aka The Nibbies, after being crowned Publisher of the Year and Book Retailer of the Year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Essex Serpent adds top British Book Award to prize haul

Sarah Perry crowns a much-garlanded year for her gothic romp, honoured alongside authors including Kiran Millwood Hargrave and JK RowlingTwo word-of-mouth bookselling success stories – Sarah Perry’s novel The Essex Serpent and Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s young adult book The Girl of Ink and Stars... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Record number contest British Book Awards' indie prize

A record breaking number of submissions has led to the highest ever number of regional shortlisted bookshops at the British Book Awards’ Independent Bookshop of the Year category, sponsored by Gardners Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Inaugural Jhalak Prize Book of the Year Longlist: Now 11 Titles

Having started with 12 titles, the Jhalak Prize Book of the Year longlist stands now at 11 books, its intent to honor writers of color. The post The UK’s Inaugural Jhalak Prize Book of the Year Longlist: Now 11 Titles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wales Book of the Year awards under review

Literature Wales is currently reviewing the Wales Book of the Year awards, with a statement on its future expected before the end of the week, the BBC has reported. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On eve of Costa awards, experts warn that top books prizes are harming fiction

The dominance of three honours in the UK can be prohibitively expensive for small publishers, and end up discouraging risk-taking on ‘difficult’ authorsCutting-edge British literary fiction risks being undermined by its growing reliance on a handful of powerful book prizes, a leading literary... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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