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Ian Williams wins the 2019 Scotiabank Giller prize for debut novel

Ian Williams has won the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada's richest literary award for fiction, for his novel Reproduction.  Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-11-19 03:04:37 UTC ]
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The longlist for this year’s €100,000 International DUBLIN Literary Award is 156 books long.

The longlist for the 2020 International DUBLIN Literary Award was announced today, and it is indeed long—156 books long, to be precise. The prize is sponsored by the Dublin City Council, and the longlist is comprised of nominations from public libraries around the world. Last year’s winner,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-11 17:21:15 UTC ]
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Ismail Kadare Wins Prestigious 2020 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

News and Events WLT Photo by J. Foley Opale World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, announced late Wednesday evening that Ismail Kadare is the 26th laureate of the renowned... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-10-16 22:21:35 UTC ]
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Benefits of The Booker Prize and Other Literary Awards for Writers (Besides the Money)

It's the height of literary award season and WD senior editor Amy Jones considers what prizes like The Booker Prize have to offer readers and writers. The post Benefits of The Booker Prize and Other Literary Awards for Writers (Besides the Money) by Amy Jones appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-14 19:33:33 UTC ]
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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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Booker Prize stresses 2019 winner remains undecided after bookshop error

The Booker Prize has reassured readers the £50,000 literary award has “not yet been decided” – after a bookshop mistakenly branded copies of Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments with a “winner” sticker.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 10:52:14 UTC ]
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Booker Prize longlist includes Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Valeria Luiselli

The Booker Prize Foundation revealed the longlist for its literary award Tuesday, with Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Valeria Luiselli and Jeanette Winterson among the nominees. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-24 19:43:58 UTC ]
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Nominees Announced for $50,000 “American Nobel”

News and Events WLT From left to right: Top: Emmanuel Carrère, Jorie Graham, Jessica Hagedorn. Middle: Eduardo Halfón, Ismail Kadare, Sahar Khalifeh. Bottom: Abdellatif Laâbi, Lee Maracle, Hoa Nguyen. World Literature Today, the University of... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-07-19 14:45:14 UTC ]
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Jurors Announced for the 2020 Neustadt Prize

News and Events WLT Norman, Okla. (June 11, 2019) – Robert Con Davis-Undiano, Neustadt Professor and executive director of the World Literature Today organization at the University of Oklahoma, this week announced the names of nine writers to be the jury... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-06-10 16:04:37 UTC ]
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He wrote a book on WhatsApp. It just won the 2019 Victorian Prize for Literature

Iranian-Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani’s book has been awarded a literary prize. He wrote it on a messaging service. Iranian-Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani didn’t have access to a laptop or typewriter, so he wrote his memoir through texts on WhatsApp. Now his book, No Friend but the... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stand-up star Helen Lederer launches prize for funny female authors

"Absolutely Fabulous" actress and stand-up comedian Helen Lederer is launching a new literary award in a bid to give female comic writing "the exposure and praise it deserves". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-10 00:00:00 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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Darf signs Swiss and Japanese novels as it expands publishing remit

Darf Publishers has signed a Swiss feminist surrealism novel and a recent winner of Japan’s "most influential" literary award for fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chapel Hill Restaurant's Book Prize Nourishes Southern Writers, Booksellers

The Crook's Corner restaurant in Chapel Hill has sponsored a literary award since 2013, and recently increased the prize to $5,000 for the best debut novel about the South. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Protest Against Controversial YA Award-winner in Canada

Some in Canada are protesting the awarding of the 2014 Governor General’s Literary Award to a controversial book about high school gender identity issues. The post Protest Against Controversial YA Award-winner in Canada appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booker judge on Warwick shortlist

A book by Robert Macfarlane, the chairman of judges of this year's Man Booker Prize is shortlisted for another literary award, the biennial Warwick Prize for Writing. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Literature Prize to establish "standard of excellence"

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 11:55 A new literary award, The Literature Prize, has been set up to "establish a clear and uncompromising standard of excellence", with the advisory board claiming that the Man Booker Prize no longer does the job. The board, for... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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