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Kamila Shamsie was stripped of a literary award for her support of Palestine.

Kamila Shamsie, award-winning British Pakistani author, was due to receive this year’s Nelly Sachs Prize—a biennial, €15,000 award given by the German city of Dortmund that recognizes “outstanding literary contributions to the promotion of understanding between peoples”—until yesterday, when the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-19 17:32:17 UTC ]
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Shamsie's Home Fire continues to burn bright with £10k Hellenic Prize win

Kamila Shamsie has been awarded 2017's £10,000 London Hellenic Prize, given to the best book inspired by or relating to Greece, for Home Fire (Bloomsbury). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shamsie, Hamid and Mukherjee shortlisted for $25k DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Kamila Shamsie, Mohsin Hamid and Neel Mukherjee have all been shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018 worth $25,000 (£19,200). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pullman, Shamsie and Westover make 2018's BAMB Readers Awards shortlists

Philip Pullman, Kamila Shamsie, Carol Ann Duffy, and Tara Westover are some of the authors whose books have been shortlisted by bookshops for 2018's Books Are My Bag Readers Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kamila Shamsie Joins Susan Hill in Judging the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Award

Fresh from her win of this year's Women's Prize for Fiction, Kamila Shamsie is joining Susan Hill and Andrew Holgate in judging the Young Writer of the Year prize. The post Kamila Shamsie Joins Susan Hill in Judging the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kamila Shamsie Wins £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction

In the year that Kamila Shamsie once proposed as a 'Year of Publishing Women,' the Pakistani-British author has won the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018 for 'Home Fire' in London. The post Kamila Shamsie Wins £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shamsie scoops 2018's Women’s Prize for Fiction

Kamila Shamsie has scooped this year's £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction for her "extraordinarily topical" novel Home Fire (Bloomsbury Circus).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six Debut Novelists Are on the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist

Two previously longlisted authors and one twice-shortlisted writer, Kamila Shamsie, are on this year's Women's Prize for Fiction longlist of 16 novels. The winner takes home £30,000 and a bronze figurine, the 'Bessie.' The post Six Debut Novelists Are on the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK's first Muslim literature and culture festival launches

Novelists Elif Shafak and Kamila Shamsie are set to headline the UK’s first dedicated festival of Muslim culture, literature and ideas, at the British Library in April. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women write literary fiction’s big hitters. So where are their prizes? | Stephanie Merritt

The 2017 bestseller list was dominated by women, with Margaret Atwood at the top, but the Booker still favours menOn the face of it, the revelation that female writers dominated the UK literary bestseller lists in 2017 might seem cause for celebration, a long-overdue correction that seems... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What became of 2018 as the year of publishing women?

Only one publisher, And Other Stories, has answered Kamila Shamsie’s challenge to publish only female writers this year. But wider lessons are being learned, as the novelist and other industry insiders explain2018 was meant to be the “year of publishing women”, after the novelist Kamila Shamsie... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penelope Lively and Kamila Shamsie curate women's vote centenary reissues

Pair have chosen neglected books by female writers for a series launching to coincide with February’s anniversary of the Representation of the People ActFrom a neglected novel for adults by the beloved children’s author E Nesbit to a provocative short-story collection from the Urdu writer Ismat... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dunmore, McGregor and Shamsie make Costa shortlists

The late author Helen Dunmore is shortlisted for a Costa Award along with Jon McGregor, Kamila Shamsie and Sarah Winman with almost half of the titles coming from independent publishers in a strong year for women writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chakrabarti welcomes Year of Publishing Women in 2018

Shadow attorney general Shami Chakrabarti has expressed support for Kamila Shamsie’s proposal for a Year of Publishing Women in 2018 ahead of the publication of her feminist call to arms, in favour of "radical solutions” to address the pervasive problem of gender inequality worldwide. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lionel Shriver rubbishes plans for dedicated Year of Publishing Women

The novelist has called Kamila Shamsie’s campaign for a pledge to publish only female authors in 2018 ‘a ridiculous idea’Lionel Shriver has called her fellow novelist Kamila Shamsie’s suggestion of a year publishing only women “rubbish”.Shamsie made the provocative call last year, citing gender... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Rejected' Spurling wins Walter Scott Prize

John Spurling has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for his novel set in imperial China, The Ten Thousand Things (Duckworth), a book which is said to have been rejected 44 times by publishers.   Spurling beat off competition from Martin Amis, Helen Dunmore, Hermione... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Matt Haig 'crucified' on Twitter for planning book about masculinity

‘If a man wants to write about gender and the pitfalls of masculinity, they’re met with sneers,’ says the bestselling author, who disputes criticism that he is antifeministThe author Matt Haig found himself “crucified” online after suggesting that his next non-fiction title could be a book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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No men allowed: publisher accepts novelist's 'year of women' challenge

Small press And Other Stories will produce no books by men in 2018 in answer to Kamila Shamsie’s call for direct action to beat gender bias in publishingSmall press And Other Stories has answered author Kamila Shamsie’s provocative call for a year of publishing women to redress “gender bias” in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Experience tells on Baileys Women's Prize shortlist

Five writers on the six-strong shortlist for this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction – Rachel Cusk, Kamila Shamsie, Ali Smith, Anne Tyler and Sarah Waters – have all been shortlisted for the award before.  The sixth novelist, Laline Paull, is shortlisted for her debut The Bees (Fourth... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lahiri and Shamsie on DSC shortlist

Jhumpa Lahiri and Kamila Shamsie are among five writers shortlisted for the $50,000 (£31,829) DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2015. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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