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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 ]
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Children's author Polly Ho-Yen joins Titan with adult debut

Titan Books has signed Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and Blue Peter Book Award shortlisted author Polly Ho-Yen's debut adult novel.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 16:28:19 UTC ]
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What we're reading August 2019

Lowborn by Kerry HudsonKerry Hudson is best known for her award-winning fiction. Her first book, Tony Hogan Bought Me An Ice-cream Float Before He Stole My Ma, won the Scottish First Book Award and earned her a place on the Granta Best of Young British Novelists list. Her latest book, Lowborn,... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-08-30 08:51:45 UTC ]
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Recalling and Reimagining Vietnam: A Conversation with Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith, by Mary E. Adams

Interviews Mary E. Adams Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith was born in Nha Trang, Vietnam, and raised in California. His first book, The Land Baron’s Sun: The Story of Lý Loc and His Seven Wives, won the 2015 Indie Book Award for best poetry collection. His other works... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-08-12 20:31:01 UTC ]
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Laura Ingalls Wilder dropped from US children's book award over racist language

Laura Ingalls Wilder was on the brink of having an award named in her honour, from America's Association for Library Service to Children, when in 1952 a reader complained to the publisher of Little House on the Prairie about what the reader found to be a deeply offensive statement about Native... Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Strips 'Laura Ingalls Wilder' Name from Children's Book Award

The Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, voted on Saturday to rename the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, in response to the long-running discussion around prejudice in the author’s work. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Laura Ingalls Wilder removed from book award over racist language

Her Little House on the Prairie series has been criticised for racist stereotypes of Native Americans. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Muslims wins prize for radical children’s fiction

A children's book published by a tiny independent publisher has beaten off competition from authors such as Malala Yousafzai and Gill Lewis to win the Little Rebels Children's Book Award for Radical Fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kiwi author Joy Cowley shortlisted for top international children's book award

New Zealand author Joy Cowley has been shortlisted for the highest international distinction given to the creators of children's books. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2018-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa’s Book Award: Five Category Winners in the UK, One To Win Book of the Year

Now in line for the overall Costa Book of the Year award–to be announced January 30–the five Costa category winners include three titles from HarperCollins UK imprints. The post Costa’s Book Award: Five Category Winners in the UK, One To Win Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo scoops Children’s Book Award for fourth time

Michael Morpurgo has won the overall Children’s Book Award for a record-breaking fourth time. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Morpurgo wins Children's Book Award for fourth time

An Eagle in the Snow follows in the footsteps of Shadow, Kensuke's Kingdom and Private Peaceful. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2017-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna 2017: Wolf Erlbruch Wins Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

German author-illustrator Wolf Erlbruch has won the 2017 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s largest children’s book award. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo and Crossan compete for Children’s Book Award

Michael Morpurgo and Sarah Crossan are among the nominees for the Children’s Book Award 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA author wins Edinburgh First Book Award

YA author Kathryn Evans has won the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book Award for her début novel, More of Me (Usborne). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why are Irish publishers shut out of the Man Booker prize?

While the award aims for ever greater inclusivity, one of the newer rules closes the competition to some of the very best writing in EnglishMan Booker 2016 shortlist announced: UK, Canadian and US authors dominateIn 2013, back when I was working for independent Dublin publisher The Lilliput... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guardian First Book Award to close after 17 years

The Guardian First Book Award is to close after 17 years due to a crowded "awards landscape" and the financial constraints of running the prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McMillan first poet to win Guardian First Book Award

Andrew McMillan has become the first poet to win the £10,000 Guardian First Book Award with his “elegantly poised and intimate” collection of poems, Physical (Jonathan Cape). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Porter and Obioma shortlisted for Guardian First Book award

Andrew McMillan’s series of “hymns to the male body”, Physical (Jonathan Cape), has become the second collection of poetry to be shortlisted for the Guardian First Book award since it was established in 1999. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘This One Summer’ Wins Eisner for Best Graphic Novel

Cousins Jillian and Mariko Tamaki snagged the best book award on a night when quite a few women creators took home Eisner book awards. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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