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'Booker Prize is for readers first and publishers last', says Wood

Gaby Wood, literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, has said prizes like the Booker are for readers first and foremost, and that they should be treated as an investigation rather than an act of judgement shaping the canon. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 12:59:25 UTC ]
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Wood praises 'inclusive' Booker Prize eligibility rules

Gaby Wood, literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, championed the "inclusive" nature of the award's current entry criteria at last night's celebration of the 2019 shortlist. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-04 02:23:00 UTC ]
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Rana Dasgupta on the JCB Prize for Literature

The British Indian writer and literary director of the JCB Prize for Literature explains how a prize backed by a construction giant is enhancing the prestige and commercial success of contemporary Indian literature. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tree planting celebrates the life of 'literary icon' Ion Trewin

The life and work of Ion Trewin, literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, was celebrated last weekend with a ceremonial tree planting at the Woodland Trust’s Reffley Wood in King’s Lynn. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade turns out for Trewin's memorial

“Oh What a Beautiful Mornin’” was among the musical tributes in Wednesday’s celebration of the life of Ion Trewin, author, publisher and literary director of the Man Booker Prizes. And indeed it was, the sun streaming through Shirazeh Houshiary’s “Warped Window” in St Martin-in-the-Fields,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ion Trewin memorial service this autumn

A memorial service for Ion Trewin, who died earlier this year after a battle with cancer, is to be held in the autumn. Trewin, who was literary director  of the Booker Prize Foundation, passed away on 8th April. Formerly literary editor of the Times, Trewin then worked at Weidenfeld &... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gaby Wood made Booker's literary director

Daily Telegraph head of books Gaby Wood has been appointed as the next literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, succeeding Ion Trewin who died earlier this month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade pays tribute to Ion Trewin

Tributes have been paid to a “true friend” of literature, Ion Trewin, who died yesterday (8th April) at the age of 71. Trewin, who was literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, was diagnosed with untreatable cancer last October. He leaves behind his wife Sue, son Simon, who is head of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booker Prize Literary Director Ion Trewin Dies at 71

The Booker Prize Foundation has announced the death of its literary director, Ion Trewin. He passed away on Wednesday, at the age of 71. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Death of Ion Trewin

Ion Trewin, literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, has died. Trewin was diagnosed with cancer in October last year. His death today (8th April) was announced by the trustees of the Booker Prize Foundation. Jonathan Taylor, chair of the trustees of the Booker Prize Foundation, said:... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ion Trewin diagnosed with cancer

Ion Trewin, literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, has been diagnosed with untreatable cancer, it has been announced. Trewin was unable to attend the Man Booker Prize ceremony this week. According to a statement released on behalf of the Booker Prize Foundation, Trewin had been... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker longlist: 'flexibility needed' on pub dates

Ion Trewin, literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation [pictured], has said "some... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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