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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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Here’s the longlist for this year’s National Book Award for Nonfiction.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Nonfiction. The National Book Awards, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding quality and cogent writing. This year’s longlist features a mix of debut... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-17 19:15:43 UTC ]
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All the poets on the longlist for the National Book Award for Poetry are first timers.

And now, it’s the time for the poets! Today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Poetry. The National Book Awards, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding bold and cogent writing. According to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-17 14:15:43 UTC ]
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The 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature longlist includes many newcomers.

‘Tis the season for book awards! Today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. The National Book Awards, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding quality and cogent... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 14:15:20 UTC ]
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Aspen Words Literary Prize Opens 2021 Submissions Seeking ‘Transformative Fiction’

Opening today for submissions in its 2021 cycle, the Aspen Words Literary Prize is focused on fiction that illustrates 'the transformative power of literature on thought and culture.' The post Aspen Words Literary Prize Opens 2021 Submissions Seeking ‘Transformative Fiction’ appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-10 17:05:39 UTC ]
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Giuseppe Ungaretti in Oklahoma: The Old Captain’s Last Voyage, by Ivar Ivask

The Once Over Ivar Ivask John Ciardi, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Luciano Rebay, and Ivar Ivask after presentation of the award certificate, Norman, Oklahoma, March 14, 1970 / Photo by Jim Lucas Today (June 1) marks the fiftieth anniversary of the death of... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-01 15:51:20 UTC ]
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The Surreal Stories of “Lake Like a Mirror” Show How Power Distorts Reality

Ho Sok Fong is without a doubt one of the most lauded Malaysian short story writers working in Chinese. Since winning her first literary prize in 2002, she has authored two story collections, namely Maze Carpet and Lake Like a Mirror, both published in Taiwan. Lake Like a Mirror is now available... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-04-28 11:00:09 UTC ]
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And the winner of the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize is…

The Aspen Institute has just announced the winner of their 2020 Literary Prize: Christy Lefteri, for her novel, The Beekeeper of Aleppo, which tells the story of Syrian refugees in Great Britain. The Aspen Words Literary Prize was established to celebrate a work of fiction that spotlights a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 22:00:41 UTC ]
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Poets dominate the shortlist for the £30,000 Dylan Thomas Prize.

Here is the shortlist for this year’s Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize. In its fifteenth year, the Dylan Thomas Prize is one of the UK’s most prestigious literary awards, as well as the largest literary prize for young writers (that means age 39 and under). Congratulations to the finalists!... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-07 13:39:50 UTC ]
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