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The United Kingdom’s Costa Book Awards Name Five Shortlists

With the 'book of the year' winner to be announced on February 1, the Costa Book Awards will name its 2021 winner in 2022. The post The United Kingdom’s Costa Book Awards Name Five Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-23 19:51:12 UTC ]
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Burton and Halls join Costa Book Awards judges

Novelist Jessie Burton and children's book author Smriti Halls are among the judges confirmed for the 2021 Costa Book Awards, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-31 23:06:55 UTC ]
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Power to the Peepal: Leeds-based indie enjoys reward of second major award win

Peepal Tree Press is behind the dark, magical realist novel that scooped the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year last week, with The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey putting a new spotlight on a small publisher that has consistently supported international Caribbean writing for 35 years. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-04 21:20:53 UTC ]
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Roffey's Peepal Tree tale wins Costa Book of the Year

Monique Roffey has won the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year award for her “utterly original” sixth novel, The Mermaid of Black Conch: A Love Story, published by independent Peepal Tree Press. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-26 22:02:30 UTC ]
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Entering the Hall of Mirrors

MY DARLING FROM THE LIONS, Rachel Long’s debut poetry collection that was recently shortlisted for the UK’s Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Costa Book Award for Poetry, is a gathering of reflections and distortions, deciphering the various ways the self is molded by internal and... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2021-01-17 18:00:05 UTC ]
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Costa Book Awards Names Its Three Short Story Finalists

Three writers who work in literature and screenwriting are behind the shortlisted trio of works in the Costa honors' 2020 cycle. The post Costa Book Awards Names Its Three Short Story Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-13 22:04:22 UTC ]
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UK: The 49th Costa Book Awards Name Category Winners

The five category winners of the 2020 Costa Book Awards are announced, with the 'book of the year' honor to come later this month. The post UK: The 49th Costa Book Awards Name Category Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-05 13:59:16 UTC ]
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Indies dominate Costa Book Award winners

Indies dominate the Costa Book Awards 2020 category winners, with two Faber & Faber authors among the victors—Natasha Farrant and Ingrid Persaud—along with Monique Roffey, Lee Lawrence, and the late Eavan Boland. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-04 11:53:28 UTC ]
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Here is the shortlist for the 2020 Costa Book Awards.

The Costa Book Awards, inaugurated in 1971, are a set of annual literary awards, which recognize and honor British and Irish writers of the English language. The Award comes with £5,000, and the winner from each category will be announced on January 4th. This year, Evan Boland’s posthumous... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-25 16:01:53 UTC ]
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The Costa Book Awards Program Announces Its 2020 Shortlists

Twenty writers from the United Kingdom and Ireland have been chosen from an initial pool of 708 Costa Book Award entries. The post The Costa Book Awards Program Announces Its 2020 Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-25 14:14:19 UTC ]
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Barnes, Clarke and host of debuts make Costa shortlists

Susanna Clarke, Julian Barnes and Meg Rossoff are joined by 10 debut authors in the shortlists for this year's Costa Book Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 05:20:33 UTC ]
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Amanda Johnson named new director of Costa Book Awards

Costa Coffee has appointed Amanda Johnson as the new director of the Costa Book Awards, succeeding Bud McLintock, who stepped down from the role after 25 years in February.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 13:23:03 UTC ]
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Normal People in Love: Sally Rooney’s Ordinary Universal Characters, by Natalia Lomaia

Book Reviews Natalia Lomaia Left: Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal in Normal People (2020) / Courtesy of IMDB Sally Rooney’s 2018 novel is a meticulous observation, or even a study, of how one human being can have immense, intense power over another.... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-04-23 13:18:03 UTC ]
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Collins and Coe triumph at Costa Book Awards 2019

Sara Collins has won the Costa First Novel Award for her gothic romance, The Confessions of Frannie Langton (Viking), in a stellar year for début authors after three out of the five award categories were won by first-time writers.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-06 21:35:49 UTC ]
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Costa Book Awards Names Its 2019 Category Winners

With a total purse of £60,000 (US$79,000), the Costa Book Awards' first winners are in the five categories. One of this group will be named the overall winner on January 28. The post Costa Book Awards Names Its 2019 Category Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-06 19:30:25 UTC ]
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Blackman and Carty Williams compete on Costa Book Award shortlists

Candice Carty-Williams, Malorie Blackman and Rowan Hisayo Buchanan are among the 20 authors shortlisted for this year’s Costa Book Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 21:14:59 UTC ]
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Arifa Akbar appointed as the Guardian’s chief theatre critic

Katharine Viner congratulates ‘wonderful’ arts writer who is already a vital contributor to the paperArifa Akbar has been appointed as the Guardian’s chief theatre critic. Akbar, who will take up the role in the new year, said she was “honoured, utterly thrilled and immensely excited” by the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-08 10:52:21 UTC ]
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Bookseller judges announced for Costa Book Awards

Booksellers from WH Smith, Waterstones, Sam Read Books, Libreria and West End Lane Books are to join judging panels for The Costa Book Awards 2019. The booksellers will select shortlists and decide the winners across five categories, in a year which sees the highest number of submissions to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 00:41:12 UTC ]
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Reimagining Folktales, But for the Ear: A Conversation with Mahsuda Snaith, by Carolyne Larrington

Interviews Carolyne Larrington Audible’s new fiction podcast, Hag, launching August 29, features eight reimaginings of traditional British folktales by eight contemporary female writers, with folktales chosen from across the UK. The collection will be... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-08-30 14:21:50 UTC ]
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Costa Book of the Year: Jewish rescue story The Cut Out Girl wins

Bart van Es wrote about a Jewish girl who was sheltered by his grandparents during World War Two. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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