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Scotland’s Highland Book Prize Goes to Jen Hadfield’s ‘The Stone Age’

'Our neurodiversity is a gift,' as Pan Mac/Picador's commentary about Jen Hadfield's 'The Stone Age' positions her 'visionary panpsychism.' The post Scotland’s Highland Book Prize Goes to Jen Hadfield’s ‘The Stone Age’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-22 18:57:49 UTC ]
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Hay Festival 2022

Returning for its first in-person spring event since 2019, the Hay Festival programme will feature more than 600 award-winning writers, global policy makers, pioneers and innovators in conversations, performances and debates.The British Council is supporting a series of seven events at the... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2022-05-12 13:24:32 UTC ]
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Hannah Gold’s The Last Bear wins Waterstones children’s book prize

‘Triumphant debut’ with environmental theme, illustrated by Levi Pinfold, is awarded £5,000 prize by the chain’s booksellersA timely adventure story that tackles environmental themes has been named winner of this year’s Waterstones children’s book prize.The Last Bear by Hannah Gold, illustrated... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-31 19:00:00 UTC ]
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Awards: Scotland’s Highland Book Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist

The five-year-old Highland Book Prize Names four titles to its shortlist from university, independent, and major publishers. The post Awards: Scotland’s Highland Book Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-28 15:34:26 UTC ]
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Ukraine: Germany’s Börsenverein Joins Leipzig’s ‘Right to Peace’ Campaign

Ahead of the ceremony for the 2022 Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding, demonstrators will call for Ukraine's 'Right to Peace.' The post Ukraine: Germany’s Börsenverein Joins Leipzig’s ‘Right to Peace’ Campaign appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-15 17:43:51 UTC ]
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Awards Season: British Academy Prize Names Jurors, Opens Submissions

The 2021 jury for the British Academy Book Prize for Global Understanding returns in the 2022 cycle, seeking works that  'public understanding of world cultures.' The post Awards Season: British Academy Prize Names Jurors, Opens Submissions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-02-10 17:07:21 UTC ]
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Staunch Prize shortlists for flash fiction and short stories revealed

The 2021 shortlists have been revealed for the Staunch Prize’s unpublished flash fiction and short stories without violence to women, while the original book prize is on hold until 2022. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-01 12:22:21 UTC ]
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Sujit Sivasundaram Wins the £25,000 British Academy Book Prize

'The perspective of Indigenous peoples in the Indian and Pacific oceans' give 'Waves Across the South' distinction, say British Academy jurors. The post Sujit Sivasundaram Wins the £25,000 British Academy Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-27 11:40:47 UTC ]
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Two for Bodley Head on Royal Society Science Book Prize shortlist

The six-strong shortlist for the £25,000 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize has been revealed, including two titles from PRH imprint The Bodley Head. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-28 22:52:51 UTC ]
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British Academy Book Prize Announces Its 2021 Shortlist

With the Al-Rodhan partnership funding having run its course, the British Academy now carries this nonfiction prize forward. The post British Academy Book Prize Announces Its 2021 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-07 08:41:21 UTC ]
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William Collins scores two on £25k British Academy Book Prize shortlist

The shortlist for the £25,000 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding has been revealed with William Collins titles making up half the nominated books.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-06 23:47:10 UTC ]
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German Book Prize Names Its 2021 Longlist: ‘A Broad Bouquet’

The longlist for the German Book Prize includes five authors' debuts, and a focus on both 'origin and history' and contemporary concerns. The post German Book Prize Names Its 2021 Longlist: ‘A Broad Bouquet’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-24 11:55:32 UTC ]
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Logan and Jackson among judges for Royal Society Young People's Book Prize

Broadcaster Gabby Logan and award-winning children's author Sharna Jackson are among the judges announced for this year's Royal Society Young People's Book Prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 18:21:06 UTC ]
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Judging in a pandemic

Over the last 15 months during the pandemic my reading has been all over the shop. Sometimes I have almost been unable to put a book down, so desperate am I to escape the reality and the news, sometimes I have been unable to pick up a book, as reality and the news has been too much. Do you know... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 20:22:13 UTC ]
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Adeola and Bryon win at UKLA Awards

Dapo Adeola and Nathan Bryon have won the age three to six category at the UKLA Awards, the annual national book prize judged by teachers, with Look Up! (Puffin). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 18:44:26 UTC ]
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Waterstones prize winner Elle McNicoll: ‘I never saw autistic girls in books’

The author was repeatedly told that no one wanted to read fun books with disabled heroes. Now she has won the £5,000 Waterstones children’s book prize for her debut, A Kind of SparkWhen Scottish author Elle McNicoll was first trying to enter the publishing world, she was repeatedly told that... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-01 05:01:05 UTC ]
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McNicoll wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize with debut A Kind of Spark

Elle McNicoll has been named overall winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2021 for her debut novel A Kind of Spark (Knights Of).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-30 15:03:18 UTC ]
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Fraser and Hindley win £10k Oscar's Book Prize

The Littlest Yak by debut author Lu Fraser and illustrator Kate Hindley (Simon & Schuster Children’s Books) has won the £10,000 Oscar’s Book Prize 2021. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 04:12:57 UTC ]
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James McBride has won the inaugural Gotham Book Prize for literature that celebrates NYC.

Last year, when New York City was the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in America, Bradley Tusk and Howard Wolfson decided to create a new annual award, the Gotham Book Prize, as part of an effort to “honor New York City and support the novelists who best captured the spirit of our city,” as... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-06 13:00:34 UTC ]
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German Book Prize Names Its 2021 Jury, Opens Submissions

The leading award in German-language fiction opens its 2021 competition with the appointment of seven new jurors and €25,000 for the winner. The post German Book Prize Names Its 2021 Jury, Opens Submissions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-09 15:02:11 UTC ]
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