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Keri Hulme, New Zealand’s First Booker Prize Winner, Dies at 74

The power Ms. Hulme drew from her Maori heritage shone through in her work, especially in “The Bone People,” which won the literary prize in 1985. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-12-29 04:47:34 UTC ]
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Survey says: the Booker is the most important literary prize in the world.

An interesting dispatch from prize world: as The Bookseller reported, a new international survey conducted by Nielsen Book shows publishers, writers, booksellers and media consider the Booker Prize the “most important” literary prize. The Booker’s status isn’t completely out of left field, but... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-23 20:28:47 UTC ]
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Krauss, de Waal and Puchner make Wingate Prize longlist

Edmund de Waal, Nicole Krauss and Martin Puchner are among 13 authors longlisted for the Wingate Literary Prize with their "powerful expressions of the diversity of Jewish experience". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-15 22:46:16 UTC ]
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Germany’s BücherFrauen Honor Mely Kiyak With Their First ‘Christine’ Prize

The new biennial BücherFrauen Literary Prize includes a €10,000 prize and is named for the Venetian-born poet and author Christine de Pizan. The post Germany’s BücherFrauen Honor Mely Kiyak With Their First ‘Christine’ Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-15 10:24:39 UTC ]
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Aspen Institute Names Its 2022 Aspen Words Literary Prize Longlist

Now in its fifth award cycle, the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize names 16 books to its 2022 longlist, with a shortlist to come February 23. The post Aspen Institute Names Its 2022 Aspen Words Literary Prize Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-10 20:01:06 UTC ]
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A new literary prize in honor of Ursula K. Le Guin will recognize “realists of a larger reality.”

Today, on what would have been Ursula K. Le Guin’s 92nd birthday, the Ursula K. Le Guin Literary Trust announced a new annual prize in honor of the beloved writer: the Ursula K. Le Guin Prize for Fiction, which will be awarded for the first time in 2022 and come with a $25,000 cash prize. […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-21 13:30:29 UTC ]
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Female author Mola revealed to be three men at €1m prize ceremony

Carmen Mola, a female novelist who won a €1m Spanish literary prize last week, has been revealed as a pseudonym for three men. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-17 22:43:39 UTC ]
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Female Spanish thriller writer Carmen Mola revealed to be three men

Trio step out from behind pseudonym marketed as ‘Spain’s Elena Ferrante’ to accept €1m prizeA million euro literary prize has lured three Spanish men out of anonymity, to reveal that they are behind ultra-violent Spanish crime thrillers marketed as the work of “Spain’s Elena Ferrante”The men had... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-16 22:37:44 UTC ]
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Macdonald and Gates win Richard Jefferies Society Literary Prize

Benedict Macdonald and Nicholas Gates have won the Richard Jefferies Society & the White Horse Bookshop's Literary Prize for nature writing with their book Orchard: A Year in England's Eden (William Collins).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-24 15:30:01 UTC ]
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“Silence Became My Mother Tongue”: A Conversation with Sulaiman Addonia, by Anderson Tepper

Interviews Photo of Sulaiman Addonia by Alexander Meeus. For me, one of the most astounding books of this past year—which may have slipped your attention due to the pandemic—was Silence Is My Mother Tongue, the second novel by Ethiopian Eritrean... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-05-18 13:43:22 UTC ]
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Louise Erdrich Wins the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize

In its fourth year, the issue-driven Aspen Words Prize goes to fiction based in the Native American struggle for tribal self-determination. The post Louise Erdrich Wins the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-22 02:23:20 UTC ]
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$40,000 Swindle Puts Spotlight on Literary Prize Scams

The organizers of at least five British awards received emails asking them to transfer prize money to a PayPal account. One of them paid out. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-16 17:53:34 UTC ]
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Aspen Words’ $35,000 Literary Prize Names Its 2021 Finalists

The shortlist for this year's Aspen Words Literary Prize features three novels and two short story collections. The post Aspen Words’ $35,000 Literary Prize Names Its 2021 Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-17 16:38:14 UTC ]
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Rewarding the longlist

How might a literary prize disrupt the literary prize culture? Perhaps by reversing the structure: announcing the winner first, then the shortlist, followed by the longlist – making it clear the most important aspect of a prize is its depth and breadth: building from one great book towards a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-03 20:44:21 UTC ]
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Dr. Ruha Benjamin and Ocean Vuong have won the 2020 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize.

Earlier this morning, the Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) announced the winners of the 2020 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize for nonfiction and fiction/poetry. The Award, one of the few major literary prizes from a public library system, comes with a $5,000 purse. Previous winners include... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-23 17:59:11 UTC ]
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Here are the bookies’ odds for the 2020 Booker Prize.

Apparently, this week is the Super Bowl for the book world (or at least the book world media). Which means you need to do two things to prepare: assemble your snacks (check) and place your bets. Six novels are up for the Booker Prize, the biggest literary prize in the UK, which comes complete... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 14:30:15 UTC ]
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Aspen Words’ Issue-Driven Literary Prize: The 2021 Longlist

The Aspen Words Literary Prize is focused on authors whose work deals in cultural relevance and contemporary conditions. The post Aspen Words’ Issue-Driven Literary Prize: The 2021 Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-10 18:06:42 UTC ]
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Citizenship is an Outdated Requirement for Literary Prize Eligibility

We're examining the eligibility requirements of five major literary awards, specifically looking at their positions on citizenship. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-02 11:33:00 UTC ]
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Czesław Miłosz Confronts the Dark and Immutable Order of the World

When Czesław Miłosz (1911–2004) visited the University of Oklahoma in April 1978 to be honored as the fifth laureate of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, he marveled over the improbability of it all: “The Neustadt literary prize belongs too, in my opinion, to those things which... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-21 08:48:17 UTC ]
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Here’s the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction.

Last but certainly not least: it’s the time for fiction! The National Book Foundation has announced the ten books contending for this year’s National Book Award for Fiction. The award, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding bold and cogent... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-18 14:15:26 UTC ]
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