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Singapore Book Council Names its 2020 Literature Prize Winners

The Singapore Literature Prize program honors work in the four official languages of the island nation: Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil. The post Singapore Book Council Names its 2020 Literature Prize Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-31 14:19:11 UTC ]
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Erica Sugo Anyadike on Why Writing is Accessible to Everyone

The AKO Caine Prize for African Writing is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. The prize was launched in 2000 to encourage and highlight the richness and diversity of African writing by bringing it to a wider audience internationally. The focus... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-21 08:47:42 UTC ]
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Publishing Awards Notes: Madrid’s Desperate Literature Prize Goes to Angela Finn

One of the lesser known prizes for short fiction in Spain names its winner as Australia's high-profile Miles Franklin Literary Award issues its 2020 shortlist. The post Publishing Awards Notes: Madrid’s Desperate Literature Prize Goes to Angela Finn appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-26 17:54:35 UTC ]
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Two Nobel literature prize committee members resign

Two members of the external Nobel literature prize committee have quit – one over the choice of Peter Handke as this year's winner and the other over the slow pace of reforms since the sexual assault scandal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 10:30:14 UTC ]
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2019 National Book Awards for Young People's Literature in Photos

Our photographer caught up with the five finalists for the Young People’s Literature prize, along with their editors, and also captured the award announcement at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Egypt’s Muhammad Abdelnabi Wins France’s Arab Literature Prize

Saying he 'wanted to write a story without it being shocking,' Abdelnabi talks about his book based on an actual case of anti-gay police action in Cairo. The post Egypt’s Muhammad Abdelnabi Wins France’s Arab Literature Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-07 14:00:16 UTC ]
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Roskifte wins £40k Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize

Norwegian artist Kristin Roskifte has won the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize worth 350,000 Danish Kr (£40,000). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 13:40:57 UTC ]
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Diana Evans scoops South Bank Sky Arts literature prize

Diana Evans has won the South Bank Sky Arts Award for her book Ordinary People (Chatto & Windus). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 04:24:03 UTC ]
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Laura Ingalls Wilder's name removed from children's literature prize

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal, a significant achievement award in children’s literature presented by a division of the American Library Assn., will be renamed because of the author’s "stereotypical attitudes" toward Native Americans and African Americans. The Assn. for Library Service to... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio Society drops prize sponsorship

The Folio Society has confirmed it will not renew its title sponsorship of The Folio Prize after completing its initial two-year agreement with the award. The prize, known as the Literature Prize before The Folio Society agreed to sponsor it, is now on the hunt for a new sponsor, and hopes to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards go to Phil Klay's 'Redeployment,' Evan Osnos's 'Age of Ambition'

Jacqueline Woodson won the young people's literature prize for her book 'Brown Girl Dreaming,' while Louise Glück was the recipient of the poetry award for her work 'Faithful and Virtuous Night.' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Literature Prize Becomes The Folio Prize, Valued at £40,000

The Folio Society will sponsor the newly named Folio Prize, a literature award of £40,000 to honor the best English-language fiction published in the UK. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio to sponsor Literature Prize; stellar Academy revealed

The Folio Society has been announced as sponsor of the Literature Prize, the new award co-founded... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literature Prize secures sponsorship

The Literature Prize, the book prize founded by Aitken Alexander m.d. and agent Andrew Kidd, has... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literature Prize could coincide with LBF

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 14:49 The Literature Prize is to be awarded in the spring of each year, with founder Andrew Kidd saying it will take place for the first time in 2012 if the necessary funding is secured by the end of this year. Kidd said the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-28 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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'Well-funded' Literature Prize may run in 2012

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 16:06 Publishers, agents, writers, scouts and literary critics are backing the new Literature Prize announced today but all names other than those already released are being kept under wraps, spokesperson Andrew Kidd has told The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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