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The shortlist for this year’s Arthur C. Clarke Award is all debuts.

The Arthur C. Clarke Award, which recognizes the best science fiction novel first published in the United Kingdom during the previous year, has released their 2021 shortlist—and for the first time in the award’s 35-year history, the shortlist is entirely made up of debut novels. “As we announce... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-06-30 16:03:59 UTC ]
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World Refugee Day Observances: Book Aid Highlights Its Outreach

The United Kingdom's Book Aid International has made donations of more than 160,000 books in nine countries to refugee youngsters. The post World Refugee Day Observances: Book Aid Highlights Its Outreach appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-29 20:02:19 UTC ]
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The UK’s Young Writer Award Gains Charlotte Aitken Trust Sponsorship

The Young Writer Award led by the Sunday Times in the United Kingdom now is sponsored by the Charlotte Aitken Trust. The post The UK’s Young Writer Award Gains Charlotte Aitken Trust Sponsorship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-18 12:15:40 UTC ]
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair’s 2021 Ragazzi Award Winners

The contest drew 1,577 entries from 41 countries. Seven nations are represented among the winners, the United Kingdom with two wins. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair’s 2021 Ragazzi Award Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-07 15:09:49 UTC ]
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The UK’s Publishers Association 2020 Report: ‘In the Face of COVID’

Amid the challenges of the pandemic year 2020, the United Kingdom's overall publishing market rose 2 percent. The post The UK’s Publishers Association 2020 Report: ‘In the Face of COVID’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-26 23:05:27 UTC ]
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World Book Day: A Rights Roundup From Five Markets

Today's Rights Roundup, coinciding with World Book Day, includes titles from Germany, Finland, Canada, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The post World Book Day: A Rights Roundup From Five Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-23 17:25:41 UTC ]
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Here’s the longlist for the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction.

Today, the Women’s Prize for Fiction, in collaboration with Bailey’s and Nat West, announced the longlist for its annual award, which recognizes and honors a female author of any nationality for the best novel written in English published in the United Kingdom in the previous year. The winner... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-10 20:25:29 UTC ]
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First and last and always

At the end of May last year, as bookshops looked to open and play catch-up after the first 12-week lockdown in the United Kingdom, I warned that the deluge of new, moved and recently published titles could have a deleterious impact on their chances of thriving over the summer as well as... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-05 19:44:14 UTC ]
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The Costa Book Awards Program Announces Its 2020 Shortlists

Twenty writers from the United Kingdom and Ireland have been chosen from an initial pool of 708 Costa Book Award entries. The post The Costa Book Awards Program Announces Its 2020 Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-25 14:14:19 UTC ]
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Tory-shaming Manchester United star Marcus Rashford is launching a children’s book club.

As many on this side of the pond may not know, Manchester United and England footballer Marcus Rashford is currently all that stands between the United Kingdom and compete moral ruination. In a year where a particularly grotesque grotesquerie of Brexiteer Tories consolidated power,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-17 19:04:34 UTC ]
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Transforming the digital offer for public libraries

As the national library of the United Kingdom, the British Library’s mission is to make our intellectual heritage accessible to everyone, for research, inspiration and enjoyment.  This means making our own buildings and online offers engaging for everyone, as well as working in partnership... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 13:05:14 UTC ]
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Namwali Serpell’s The Old Drift has won the 2020 Arthur C. Clarke Award.

The Arthur C. Clarke Award, named in honor of the eponymous author, is the United Kingdom’s most prestigious prize for science fiction first published in the UK. The prize comes with an award plaque and a cash prize of £2020.00. Previous winners include Yoon Ha Lee, Ahmad Saadawi, and Anne... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-23 19:55:57 UTC ]
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No-prorogation justice Lady Hale to publish memoir and guide to the law

Judge famous for ruling against Boris Johnson will recount how ‘a little girl from North Yorkshire became the most senior judge in the UK’ Lady Hale, who presided over the momentous decision to rule Boris Johnson’s prorogation of parliament unlawful, is set to write her memoirs, of how “a little... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-23 14:06:04 UTC ]
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Here’s the shortlist for the Women’s Prize for Fiction.

The Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize) shortlist has just been announced with a special video announcement on Twitter. The Women’s Prize is presented annually to a female author for the best original full-length novel written in English and published in the United Kingdom the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-21 18:34:56 UTC ]
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The UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award Names 2020 Winners

Writers from Tunisia, Palestine, Iraq, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States are among those honored today by the world's most lucrative awards program for Arabic literature. The post The UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award Names 2020 Winners appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-08 15:22:38 UTC ]
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Anna Burns’s ‘Little Constructions’ is just as twisting and tragicomic as her Booker Prize winner ‘Milkman’

The author’s second novel, finally getting published in the United States, was first released in the United Kingdom in 2007. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-02 20:00:31 UTC ]
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On the Build-Up to the Legendary Baldwin-Buckley Debates

On Monday, January 4th, Bill Kolins, a publicist at Corgi Books in London, called Robert Lantz, James Baldwin’s agent, to present him with a proposition. Corgi was set to publish the paperback version of Another Country in the United Kingdom in February, and Kolins wanted to launch the book with... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-12 09:50:58 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 Winners: ‘World-Class Thinkers and Authors’

This year's recipients of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, as announced to date, come from Morocco, Kuwait, Algeria, Lebanon, the United Kingdom, and the United Arab Emirates. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2019 Winners: ‘World-Class Thinkers and Authors’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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INDONESIA FOCUS: Q+A Nirwan Dewanto

You started writing early in your high school days, what were you writing about most back then?I think it is exaggerating to say I started writing at high school. I was already writing, but it was mainly journaling, which was not for public consumption. There was a poem (about a tree in the... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-03-15 11:15:36 UTC ]
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John Higgs | 'It's a book about being delighted to be British'

At a time in which the British psyche is under interrogation - and a united kingdom may itself be under threat - John Higgs' cross-country pilgrimage has a certain resonance... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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