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Investment company Rathbones to sponsor Folio Prize

Rathbone Investment Management has been confirmed as the new sponsor of the Folio Prize, which will become the Rathbones Folio Prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2017 Folio Prize to include non-fiction

The Folio Prize is planned to return in 2017, with its remit extended to include non-fiction for the first time. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Short story writers lament profile problem

Short stories are gaining ground in the UK, but authors working within the format are finding it more difficult to break into the public consciousness than novelists, writers have told The Bookseller. Awards that cover all forms of fiction such as The Folio Prize, won in 2014 by George... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio Society drops prize sponsorship

The Folio Society has confirmed it will not renew its title sponsorship of The Folio Prize after completing its initial two-year agreement with the award. The prize, known as the Literature Prize before The Folio Society agreed to sponsor it, is now on the hunt for a new sponsor, and hopes to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kingsnorth's 'The Wake' is BIA Book of the Year

Paul Kingsnorth’s The Wake, published by crowd-funding platform Unbound, has been named the inaugural Book of the Year at the Bookseller Industry Awards 2015. The book is written in re-imagined old English and set in 1066, and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Folio Prize,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Family Life paperback publication brought forward

Faber & Faber is to bring forward the paperback publication of Akhil Sharma’s Family Life after the book won the Folio Prize for Fiction yesterday (23rd March). The paperback was originally due to be released on 23rd April, but Faber will now release the title on 2nd April “to give... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio winner Family Life 'deserves recognition' says trade

Akhil Sharma’s Family Life (Faber) has finally gained the recognition it deserves by winning the Folio Prize, trade figures have told The Bookseller. Meanwhile, a spokesperson for the prize said there will be conversations about the future of its funding this summer. Sharma’s novel, based... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clays sponsors Folio Prize promotion

Book printers Clays Ltd is sponsoring a UK-wide promotion for The Folio Prize, taking in libraries, bookshops and social media. Clays has backed a publicity push that has recruited 100 independent booksellers to spotlight the shortlisted titles, while, in partnership with The Reading Agency,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lord Gavron dies

Lord Gavron, owner of The Folio Society and Carcanet Press, has died at the age of 84. Gavron's death, thought to be caused by a heart attack suffered on Saturday (7th February) after playing tennis, comes just ahead of the announcement of the shortlist for the second Folio Prize, to be made... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self, Amis, Faber among 80 Folio Prize nominees

The Folio Prize has revealed the 80 books put forward for consideration for the 2015 award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saunders awarded first Folio Prize

US writer George Saunders has won the inaugural Folio Prize for his short story collection Tenth... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big names turn out for Folio Prize Festival

The Folio Prize is to launch a two-day fiction festival in March just ahead of the announcement... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Literature Prize Becomes The Folio Prize, Valued at £40,000

The Folio Society will sponsor the newly named Folio Prize, a literature award of £40,000 to honor the best English-language fiction published in the UK. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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