2014 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize Goes to Torday

'The Dark Wild' by Piers Torday has won the 2014 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, announced Thursday evening in London. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Torday wins Guardian Children’s Fiction award

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Aspen Words Prize Longlist of 16 Titles for 2019 Prize in Issue-Driven Fiction

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Melinda Gates has donated $250,000 to the Carol Shields Prize for Fiction.

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