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Serving Writers and Readers: African American Publishing

From student workshops and academic conferences to literary awards and book clubs, African American literary organizations work to support writers and readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-22 05:00:00 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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Dohle Reflects On Penguin Random House in 2018

In his annual year-end letter to staff, Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle cited the success of 'Becoming', a long list of literary awards and best book citations, and the continued global growth of audiobook sales as 2018 highlights. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018

With its Authors' Awards not only for younger writers but also one for a first-time novelist older than 40, the Society of Authors releases shortlists for more than £98,000 in literary awards. The post The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Leading Canadian Writers: 2017 Winners of the Governor General’s Literary Awards are Announced

Authors, poets, illustrators and actors are among the winners of the 2017 Governor General's Literary Awards for Canadian writing in French and English. The post Leading Canadian Writers: 2017 Winners of the Governor General’s Literary Awards are Announced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada’s Literary Awards: Distinctive Characters, Visible Trends

'The way trends establish themselves within literary prizes is mysteriously opaque," writes Brian Bethune. He looks for trends in Canadian prize programs for the country's robust literary scene. The post Canada’s Literary Awards: Distinctive Characters, Visible Trends appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Awards at 80: Shortlists

Opening a ninth decade, the high-visibility Canadian Governor General's award series in literature has seven categories, each in both French and English. The post Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Awards at 80: Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RSL takes on £10k Encore Award

The Royal Society of Literature is adding the Encore Award, a £10,000 prize for the best second novel of the year, to its portfolio of literary awards and prizes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Catapult Partners with PEN for New Emerging Writers Awards

PEN American Center has announced the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers, the newest addition to its lineup of literary awards. Winning stories will be collected and published in an annual anthology by Catapult. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bouchercon 2015: Crime Fiction and Literary Awards Under the Oaks

Held in the South for the first time, crime and mystery fiction's annual convention mixed literary prizes and barbecue with programming focused on everything from traditional hardboiled crime novels to short fiction and international mysteries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Louise Adler of Melbourne University Press to chair Book Council of Australia

Announcement follows heightened pressure on arts minister to reveal plans for new council, to which Tony Abbott promised $6m in December 2014Louise Adler, the prominent Australian publisher and chief executive of Melbourne University Press, has been appointed inaugural chair of the Book Council... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campbell Newman memoir rejection not political, says publisher

University of Queensland Press denies author Gavin King’s allegation the book was rejected because Newman’s government axed the Premier’s Literary AwardsThe University of Queensland Press has rejected Campbell Newman’s proposed tell-all memoir.The book’s author, Gavin King, claimed UQP knocked... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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