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Debut fiction did well in pandemic-hit 2020

Debut novelists performed solidly last year, despite widespread fears that they would lose out to more established authors due to 2020's pandemic-hit publishing schedules.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-14 13:16:53 UTC ]
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Here’s the shortlist for the Center for Fiction’s 2020 First Novel Prize.

Today the Center for Fiction announced the shortlist for its 2020 First Novel Prize. The prize, first awarded in 2006, recognizes the best debut fiction of the year, and it comes with $15,000; each finalist receives $1,000. Previous winners include De’Shawn Charles Winslow, Tommy Orange, and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-01 15:05:06 UTC ]
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Indies dominate Collyer Bristow Prize 2019 shortlist

Indie presses dominate this year’s shortlist for the Collyer Bristow Prize 2019 for debut fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-11 13:55:09 UTC ]
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HCG signs Ben Brooks’ debut fiction

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired The Impossible Boy, the debut children’s fiction title from Ben Brooks, who wrote Stories For Boys Who Dare To Be Different for Quercus. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-28 04:12:17 UTC ]
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London Magazine launches award for debut fiction

Literary periodical The London Magazine is launching a new literary award for debuts in partnership with law firm Collyer Bristow. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fuller wins Desmond Elliott Prize

Claire Fuller has won the Desmond Elliott Prize 2015 for her novel Our Endless Numbered Days (Fig Tree). Our Endless Numbered Days was described by chair of the judges Louise Doughty as "both shocking and subtle, brilliant and beautiful, a poised and elegant work that recalls the early work of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Burton and Healey on Desmond Elliott longlist

Jessie Burton’s [pictured] novel The Miniaturist (Picador) and Emma Healey’s Elizabeth is Missing (Viking) are among 10 novels longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2015. The award celebrates the best debut fiction of the year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Female authors lead book longlist

The longlist for the sixth Desmond Elliott Prize, which honours the best in debut fiction, is unveiled, with seven of the 10 novels by women. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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