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We've come a long way with LBGTQ+ literature

In 2012, the literary critic Suzi Feay lamented the lack of new lesbian voices in UK publishing. Describing what she saw as “a shortage of lesbian writers in Britain today”, she wondered who would follow in the footsteps of established authors like Ali Smith, Sarah Waters and Jeanette Winterson.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 12:20:04 UTC ]
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Literature on Lockdown 6: #CultureConnectsUs

Everyone peaked too early.    You remember. The beginning of lockdown, when suddenly half of your friends were FaceTiming you about Tiger King, or downloading a language app, and so many people ordered yoga mats online that they took an estimated six weeks to be delivered. Now the yoga mat... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-05-22 15:30:00 UTC ]
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Osman, Smith and Alderton at Penguin General showcase

Richard Osman, Ali Smith and Dolly Alderton were among the line-up of authors at a packed Penguin General 2020 Spring Showcase. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 13:10:30 UTC ]
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404 Ink bags collection of advice from successful Scots

Indie press 404 Ink is publishing a student’s collection of life and careers advice from from successful Scots including Andy Murray and Ali Smith. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-25 19:36:09 UTC ]
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Nicholls, Smith and McEwan join Cheltenham Literature Festival line-up

David Nicholls, Ali Smith and Ian McEwan are among the line-up for this year’s the Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-01 05:28:19 UTC ]
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Smith, Penny and Eddo-Lodge make Orwell Prize longlist

Ali Smith's Winter (Hamish Hamilton), Laurie Penny's Bitch Doctrine (Bloomsbury) and Reni Eddo-Lodge's Jhalak Prize-winning Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race (Bloomsbury) are among the10 titles longlisted for the 2018 Orwell Prize for Political Writing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smith and Pullman top the critics’ picks

Ali Smith’s seasonal novel Winter (Hamish Hamilton), Sally Rooney’s "perfectly observed" début Conversations with Friends (Faber) and the eagerly anticipated first instalment of Philip Pullman’s Book of Dust trilogy, La Belle Sauvage (Penguin/David Fickling Books), were among the critics’... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith and Max Porter join trade in making cultural case for Remain

Withdrawal from the EU would lead to "suffering" in the creative industries, according to an open letter signed by 220 thought-leaders in the literary world, including 2015 Baileys winner Ali Smith and Granta editor Max Porter, recent winner of the International Dylan Thomas Prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Refugee Tales features stories from Smith and Cleave

Tales by Ali Smith and Chris Cleave are to contribute to a short story collection highlighting the “frighteningly common” experience of Europe’s refugees. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mitchell and Smith among 220 authors and illustrators backing Carnegie occupiers

Writers David Mitchell, Ali Smith, Cathy Cassidy, Nick Hornby and David Nicholls are among the top names who have signed an open letter supporting the occupiers of Carnegie Library and condemning the proposed changes to the Lambeth library service. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin to reissue The Rights of Man

Penguin Books is to reissue H G Wells’ The Rights of Man, with a new introduction by Ali Smith. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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40k reprint for Baileys winner 'with broad appeal'

Penguin Random House is printing 40,000 paperbacks of Ali Smith’s How to be Both (Hamish Hamilton) following its triumph at the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction. Smith was named the 20th winner of the prize last night at a ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall in London.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith wins Baileys Women's Prize

Ali Smith has won the 2015 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction with How to be Both (Hamish Hamilton).  Smith was announced as the 20th winner of the £30,000 prize this evening (3rd June) at a ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall, London, hosted by broadcaster, author and DJ Lauren Laverne. Shami... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Experience tells on Baileys Women's Prize shortlist

Five writers on the six-strong shortlist for this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction – Rachel Cusk, Kamila Shamsie, Ali Smith, Anne Tyler and Sarah Waters – have all been shortlisted for the award before.  The sixth novelist, Laline Paull, is shortlisted for her debut The Bees (Fourth... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tyler, Waters and Smith on Baileys Women's Prize longlist

Anne Tyler, Sarah Waters, Ali Smith, and five debut novelists including Emma Healey and Sara Taylor are on the longlist for this year's Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.  Meanwhile chair of judges Shami Chakrabarti has told The Bookseller: "Until you can honestly see that women are getting the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith: Warwick report 'deeply distressing'

Writer Ali Smith has said the decrease in contact with the arts in state schools, revealed in the Warwick Commission's report yesterday (18th February), is "deeply distressing" and the sign of an education system "going backwards". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smith and Macdonald among Costa winners

Ali Smith and Helen Macdonald are among the winners of this year’s Costa Book Awards, adding to the existing trophy haul for their books. The awards, announced this evening (5th January) on BBC Radio 4’s “Front Row”, also saw wins for Kate Saunders, Jonathan Edwards, and Emma Healey. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith to guest direct Brighton Festival

Ali Smith will be the Guest Director for the Brighton Festival 2015. The annual multi-arts festival, which celebrates music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film and literature, will take place from 2nd to 24th May 2015. Smith is the seventh guest director, taking on the mantle from the 2014 guest... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize: Two American writers make the cut for the shortlist

In addition to the American contenders Karen Joy Fowler for 'We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves' and Joshua Ferris of 'To Rise Again at a Decent Hour,' other nominees include Richard Flanagan for 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North' and Ali Smith for 'How to Be Both.' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin prepares double edition of Ali Smith novel

Penguin imprint Hamish Hamilton is publishing Ali Smith's Man Booker longlisted How To Be... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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