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Record nine debuts make the Dylan Thomas Prize longlist

A record nine debut writers have made the longlist for the £20,000 Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize, including Raven Leilani, Naoise Dolan and Gabriel Krauze. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-20 15:36:22 UTC ]
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Burton returns to Richard & Judy's Book Club for autumn selection

Richard & Judy's Autumn Book Club features returning novelist Jessie Burton, alongside two debut writers, in the six-strong line-up. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-03 08:14:36 UTC ]
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Tayari Jones on the Necessary American History of Ann Petry’s The Street

The Street is a groundbreaking work of American literature that is as relevant today as when it was published in 1946. When it won Ann Petry the Houghton Mifflin Prize for Debut Writers, the literary world was put on notice. Everyone agreed that the novel was brilliant, but, as is the case with... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-06 09:47:44 UTC ]
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Authors told to write under pseudonyms to fuel debut obsession, claims Harris

Authors are being told to write under pseudonyms to present themselves as debut writers and feed the publishing industry’s “obsession” with new, marketable voices, Joanne Harris has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What is it like being a first-time novelist today? – books podcast

In some ways, it has never been easier to become an author – but in others, it has never been harder. While self-publishing, blogging and crowdfunding have opened up opportunities, there are also unprecedented financial pressures that determine who can and can’t afford to write, with books... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Four debuts on Richard and Judy's spring selection

There are four debut writers on Richard and Judy's Spring Book Club list, exclusive to W H Smith: Samuel Bjork, Hollie Overton, Joanna Cannon and Keith Stuart. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Murray prize-winning debut authors to tour Waterstones

John Murray is taking three of its "most exciting and lauded" debut writers, Andrew Michael Hurley, Lisa McInerney and Jessie Greengrass, on a nationwide tour of Waterstones bookshops in Bath, Liverpool and London this September. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Enright, O'Hagan and Tyler on Man Booker longlist

Bill Clegg, Anne Enright, Marlon James, Laila Lalami, Tom McCarthy, Chigozie Obioma, Andrew O'Hagan, Marilynne Robinson, Anuradha Roy, Sunjeev Sahota, Anna Smaill, Anne Tyler and Hanya Yanagihara are this year's Man Booker "Dozen", longlisted for the £50,000 prize. There are five US authors on... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little Tiger acquires debut picture books

Little Tiger Press has acquired two picture books from debut writers; Katie McGinty Wants a Pet and Pirates in Pyjamas by Caroline Crowe. Katie McGinty Wants a Pet is about a girl who wants an unusual pet and was written by Jenna Harrington, who works in the sales department at Little Tiger... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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