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De’Shawn Charles Winslow wins 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Huge congratulations to De’Shawn Charles Winslow, who last night took home the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize for his acclaimed debut In West Mills. Winslow was presented with the prestigious prize—which has in previous years been awarded to Junot Diaz, Tiphanie Yanique, Viet Thanh Nguyen,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-11 17:00:27 UTC ]
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‘Africaville’: Featured Fiction from Jeffrey Colvin

Today, we present an excerpt from a debut novel that earned praise from Victor LaValle, who called it a "gripping and moving book." The post ‘Africaville’: Featured Fiction from Jeffrey Colvin appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2019-12-10 19:30:59 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #debut novel #moving book #victor lavalle #earned praise #jeffrey colvin #featured fiction #post africaville


Katy Loftus promoted to publisher as Viking expands fiction publishing

Viking is expanding its fiction publishing programme and has bolstered its team by promoting Katy Loftus to publisher, while Vikki Moynes is also joining from HQ. Loftus, previously editorial director of Viking, is now publisher for the imprint with responsibility for a team dedicated to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 04:36:30 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #fiction publishing #linwood barclay #adele parks #assistant editor #crossover fiction #publishing commercial #hq stories #team dedicated #vikki moynes


Ebury to sharpen non-fiction focus as Gillian Green departs

Ebury fiction publishing director Gillian Green is departing after 12 years, as the dedicated fiction list on Ebury Press is wound down. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 00:12:10 UTC ]
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Damp, wrinkly, virile: Here are this year’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award nominees.

Now that High Book Award Season is coming to a close (right??), we can focus on the prize that really matters: Literary Review‘s Bad Sex in Fiction Award. Since 1993, the UK-based magazine has “honored the year’s most outstandingly awful scene of sexual description in an otherwise good novel.”... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-27 15:51:03 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book award #james frey #sexual description #uk-based magazine #fiction award #bad sex


Gilbert and Costello on Bad Sex in Fiction Award shortlist

Books by Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert and Mary Costello are in the running for the Bad Sex in Fiction Award this year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 13:01:15 UTC ]
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A Beginner’s Guide to Chinese Science Fiction

Chinese science fiction is a rich world of diverse, engaging stories that expand one's mind. But with all that is out there, where should you start? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-27 11:39:41 UTC ]
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Border crossing: How translated fiction can open up the world

The new Elena Ferrante is just one of the exciting novels in translation coming next year. Lara Feigel talks to the UK editors who are rediscovering classics and finding new audiencesThere are voices that speak to us across oceans and centuries with more intimacy than the people who surround us... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-23 08:00:49 UTC ]
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Cusk and Moshfegh to judge Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize

The Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize will be judged by Claire-Louise Bennett, Rachel Cusk, Niven Govinden and Ottessa Moshfegh in 2020, running in its third year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 15:02:31 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #niven govinden #claire-louise bennett #ottessa moshfegh #rachel cusk


The best science fiction and fantasy of 2019

There were too many to choose from. Our reviewers explain their picks, from “The Hanging Artist” to “The Night Tiger” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-21 14:12:00 UTC ]
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Mabey hails Oneworld fiction list as Jones, Dean and Schweblin reveal 2020 titles

Oneworld showcased its Spring 2020 highlights last night, as publisher Juliet Mabey toasted ten years of success.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 00:07:43 UTC ]
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Who Will Win the National Book Award for Fiction, According to My Dad

These are some important things to know about my dad: every Halloween he dresses up in a different inflatable costume to hand out candy, he’s seen Bigfoot, he watches John Wick about once a month, he wanted to name me Elvis, and when I was younger he read all my favorite books along with me.... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Interview With Beth O’Leary, Author of WHSmith 2019 Fiction Book of the Year

Congratulations to Beth O'Leary! Her debut novel The Flatshare was recently announced as 2019 Fiction Book of the Year by the British retailer WHSmith—an honor previously bestowed on books such as Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman and The Girl on the Train by Paula... Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-11-19 11:00:22 UTC ]
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John Murray to launch non-fiction imprint Basic Books UK

John Murray Press will launch a new UK imprint of the award-winning non fiction New York publisher Basic Books, headed up by John Murray Press m.d. Nick Davies. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 00:55:50 UTC ]
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Around the World in 8 Books: 2020 Global Historical Fiction

Look forward to a trip around the world, and back in time, while learning the history of far flung places with these 2020 global historical fiction reads. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-14 11:32:10 UTC ]
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Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction launches poll for 10th anniversary

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a poll to find the nation’s favourite historical novel. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 03:53:44 UTC ]
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Habash Departs, Varno Named Fiction Reviews Editor at PW; Cramer Goes Full-Time

David Varno has been named fiction reviews editor, effective November 18, replacing Gabe Habash, who will leave the company on November 15. Phoebe Cramer is now a full-time associate reviews editor, covering genre fiction. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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8 Eerie Reads From the Literary Fiction Shelves

While you're perusing the literary fiction shelves, create a haunting atmosphere with these eerie literary fiction titles for Halloween and beyond. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-31 10:40:16 UTC ]
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Just in time for Halloween, the best horror fiction of the year

The genre is experiencing a renaissance with quality novels and short stories from new and established authors. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-29 18:17:37 UTC ]
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8 Captivating New Historical Fiction Books to Read This Fall

Looking for your next favorite book? Check out these new historical fiction books, full of beautiful prose, dynamic characters, and captivating settings. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-25 10:39:52 UTC ]
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