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Beaumont-Thomas leaves Waterstones to manage events for RSL

Former Waterstones events manager Rosie Beaumont-Thomas has joined the Royal Society of Literature (RSL) to lead events programming for its 200th anniversary. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 16:46:33 UTC ]
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New Mo Siewcharran Fund grants awarded

New grants from the Mo Siewcharran Fund to take on interns from BAME backgrounds have been awarded to the Royal Society of Literature, Europa Editions UK and Swindon’s Prime Theatre. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 14:55:36 UTC ]
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Planetarium wins Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize

Astrophysicist Raman Prinja and artist Chris Wormell’s book Planetarium: Welcome to the Museum (Templar Publishing), about the wonders of space, has scooped the Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 19:41:46 UTC ]
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RSL celebrates Levy as Baddiel, Beard and Fry made Fellows

The Royal Society of Literature celebrated the late Andrea Levy’s contribution to literature last night, as it elected 45 new Fellows and Honorary Fellows.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-24 21:13:51 UTC ]
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Two thirds of professional writers earn less than £10k, RSL survey finds

Sixty-seven percent of professional writers earned £10,000 or less in 2018, a Royal Society of Literature poll of more than 2,000 authors has found, with a room of one’s own still viewed as the most important requirement for a writing career 90 years on from Virginia Woolf’s seminal essay. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 18:49:13 UTC ]
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Forna and Abouzeid up for RSL Ondaatje Prize 2019

The six-book shortlist for this year’s Royal Society of Literature (RSL) Ondaatje Prize has been revealed, with non-fiction dominating the nominations. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blair and Le Brun take the RSL's Giles St Aubyn Awards

Laurence Blair and Lily Le Brun have won the Royal Society of Literature (RLS) Giles St Aubyn Awards for first commissioned works of non-fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mahfouz collection on working class artists to Westbourne Press

Saqi imprint The Westbourne Press has bought world English rights to Smashing It: Working Class Artists on Life, Art and Making It Happen, edited by poet and playwright Sabrina Mahfouz, recently made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Perry, Bates and Onuzo named in RSL's 40 under 40

Sarah Perry, Welcome to Lagos author Chibundu Onuzo and award-winning translator Deborah Smith are among those appointed to the Royal Society of Literature’s (RSL) inaugural 40 Fellows under the age of 40 scheme, three-quarters of which is comprised of women. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors facing increasing pressure on 'morality'

The Royal Society of Literature’s president Marina Warner has lamented the increasing pressure on authors to “win gold stars for conduct”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alderman and Gaiman made RSL fellows after 'unprecedented' intake

The Royal Society of Literature has doubled its usual intake of fellows, appointing Neil Gaiman and Naomi Alderman among others. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brixton Review of Books among projects given RSL grants

The Royal Society of Literature has revealed the six recipients of its 2018 RSL Literature Matters Awards which provides writers with financial support to undertake a new literary project. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RSL campaigns on ‘crucial role' of literature

The Royal Society of Literature is launching a programme, “Literature Matters”, to campaign for recognition of the power and value of great writing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RSL to welcome 40 Fellows under 40

The Royal Society of Literature is to welcome a new generation of writers under 40 to become Fellows, and is inviting recommendations from outside of the society to select them. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors' unique responses to Austen auctioned by RSL

Authors and artists including Margaret Atwood, Hilary Mantel and Quentin Blake have created one-off, hand-written responses to Jane Austen to be auctioned in aid of the Royal Society of Literature. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rankin, McDermid and Levy named new RSL fellows

Authors Ian Rankin, Val McDermid and Deborah Levy are among a roster of starry names made new Royal Society of Literature fellows for 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spufford wins £10k Ondaatje Prize

Francis Spufford has won the Royal Society of Literature’s £10,000 Ondaatje Prize for his debut novel Golden Hill (Faber). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marina Warner becomes RSL's first female president

The Royal Society of Literature has elected Marina Warner as its first female president. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries 'crucial' for the nation's engagement in literature, says RSL

The role of public libraries is "crucial to sustaining and building engagement in literature", the Royal Society of Literature has concluded from a survey conducted with Ipsos MORI. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spread the Word launches new Life Writing Prize

Writer development organisation Spread the Word is launching a new nationwide Life Writing Prize, thanks to a donation from writer Joanna Munro and partnership support from Goldsmiths Writers’ Centre, the Royal Society of Literature and Arvon. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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