$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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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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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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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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Abulafia’s The Boundless Sea lands £40,000 Wolfson History Prize

David Abulafia’s The Boundless Sea (Allen Lane), a global history of humankind told through our relationship with the world’s oceans, has won the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 10:43:11 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

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Aspen Words $35,000 Literary Prize Names Its 2020 Finalists

The still-young Aspen Words Literary Prize's longlisted titles point up 'humor in the midst of serious situations'–in issue-driven fiction. The post Aspen Words $35,000 Literary Prize Names Its 2020 Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-19 15:30:55 UTC ]
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New Literary Prize Will Award $150,000 to a Female Novelist

The Carol Shields Prize is an effort to raise the visibility of women writers, in part with a sum that far exceeds many other book awards. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-07 10:00:17 UTC ]
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Olivia Laing calls out Boris Johnson, splits £10,000 literary prize with fellow nominees.

Celebrated British writer and cultural critic Olivia Laing has been widely praised for her decision to split her James Tate Black award winnings with her fellow shortlisted authors. “I said in Crudo that competition has no place in art and I meant it,” Laing told the gathered crowd upon... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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First £40,000 Folio Prize Shortlist Dominated by Americans

North Americans dominate the eight books vying for this year’s inaugural £40,000 Folio book prize from the UK, which is open to all English-language titles. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Malaysia’s Tan Twan Eng Takes $30,000 Man Asian Literary Prize

Malaysia's Tan Twan Eng won Asia’s most prestigious literary prize with The Garden of Evening Mists. The prize, in its 6th year, is changing the perception of Asian literature say authors, publishers. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Goldsmiths launches £10,000 literary prize

A new £10,000 literary prize rewarding original fiction has been launched by Goldsmiths,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Baillie Gifford Prize boosts prize money to £50,000 in new sponsorship deal

The Baillie Gifford Prize for non-fiction has announced a new seven-year sponsorship agreement that will see its prize money boosted to £50,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rathbones Folio Prize increases prize money to £30,000

The Rathbones Folio Prize will increase its prize money to £30,000 after receiving renewed sponsorship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize

The agency, formed by three publishing houses, this year has captured both the 'adult' Finlandia Prize and the junior prize in children's literature. The post Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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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Republic of Consciousness prize shares £20,000 pot among longlist

Shola von Reinhold wins the award for small publishing houses with their novel LOTE, but financial reward split among 10 publishersThe Scottish author Shola von Reinhold has won the Republic of Consciousness prize for small presses for their “dazzling” queer debut novel LOTE. But the £20,000... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Eight Writers Awarded $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prizes

The winners of the 2021 Windham-Campbell Prizes administered by Yale University are Dionne Bran, Kate Briggs, Nathan Alan Davis, Renee Gladman, Vivian Gornick, Michael R. Jackson, Canisia Lubrin, and Natalie Scenters-Zapico. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chatto has two on £25,000 Walter Scott Prize longlist

Islands of Mercy by Rose Tremain and The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams, both published by Chatto & Windus, are among titles longlisted for this year's £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barcelona’s Pontas Literary Agency Opens a Mentoring Prize for Authors

The new award comes with £1,000 and is geared to writers from 'Black, ethnic minority, LGBTQ+, and working-class backgrounds.' The post Barcelona’s Pontas Literary Agency Opens a Mentoring Prize for Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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