Adichie named Women's Prize 'Winner of Winners'

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been crowned the Women’s Prize for Fiction ‘Winner of Winners’ for her novel Half of a Yellow Sun (HarperCollins). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-11 09:24:21 UTC ]
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Cynthia Leitich Smith Named Winner of the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature

News and Events Photo by Christopher T. Assaf World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, today announced Cynthia Leitich Smith as the winner of the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-10-20 23:56:14 UTC ]
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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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Women's Prize sponsor Baileys launches free Reclaim Her Name series

In collaboration with the Women's Prize for Fiction, sponsor Baileys is re-releasing free e-books of classic works using the real names of female writers who originally published under male pseudonyms. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-12 02:14:44 UTC ]
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Pulitzer Prize Winner Named Editor in Sharon, New Castle

Jeffrey Gerritt, recipient of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, has been appointed editor of the Sharon Herald and Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-02 19:35:11 UTC ]
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Oneworld scoops novel from Women's Prize-winner Jones

Oneworld has scooped another novel from Women’s Prize-winner Tayari Jones, a "compelling story of two half-sisters bound by family secrets". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-18 12:05:38 UTC ]
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Expanded Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes Name Second Year of Winners

This year's five honorees, up from three last year, are 'The Common,' 'American Short Fiction,' 'Black Warrior Review,' 'The Margins,' and 'The Offing,' which will receive a combined $144,000 from the Whiting Foundation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book prize names two winners as it criticises 'false hierarchy' of awards

Republic of Consciousness prize honours Will Eaves and Alex Pheby, but says awards make us wrongly consider a sole winner ‘the best’A novel about James Joyce’s troubled daughter, Lucia, and a reimagining of the chemical castration of Alan Turing have been named the joint winners of the Republic... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joyce Carol Oates Is Named the 2019 Jerusalem Prize Winner

One of the best-known and most widely read American authors working today, Joyce Carol Oates has won the Jerusalem Prize and will be on-hand for the Jerusalem International Book Forum in May. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘The Freedom of the Individual in Society’... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperFiction joins up with Comedy Women in Print Prize to offer winner a contract

HarperFiction is joining forces with the Comedy Women in Print Prize, with the publisher offering the winner a publishing contract and £5,000 advance.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winners of the inaugural Women Poets’ Prize revealed

Claire Collison, Anita Pati and Nina Mingya Powles have won the inaugural Women Poets’ Prize, celebrating poetry and the empowerment of women. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Ondaatje’s ‘The English Patient’ Named ‘Golden Man Booker’ Prize Winner

Capping months of shortlisting and a public vote, the Man Booker Prize for Fiction's 50th anniversary 'Golden Man Booker' best-of-the-best novel has been named. Michael Ondaatje's 'The English Patient' is from the "middle" decade of the prize's five, the 1990s. The post Michael Ondaatje’s ‘The... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Desmond Elliott Prize: King Lear retelling named winner

Her debut novel was rejected by publishers multiple times before winning the Desmond Elliott Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

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Edwidge Danticat Named Winner of Neustadt International Prize

The author of Oprah Book Club selection 'Breath, Eyes, Memory,' Haitian-American author Edwidge Denticat has won the 25th Neustadt. The post Edwidge Danticat Named Winner of Neustadt International Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sebastian Barry named the Walter Scott Prize's first double winner

Irish writer Sebastian Barry has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for a second time for his American epic Days Without End (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood Named Winner of Prague’s Franz Kafka International Prize

The Franz Kafka prize winner speaks on Saturday (June 3) at BookExpo's BookCon with 'The Handmaid's Tale' showrunner Bruce Miller. The post Margaret Atwood Named Winner of Prague’s Franz Kafka International Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt Names Its Domestic Wildcard Winner; Forgoes an International Winner

Because the pandemic makes travel uncertain, Frankfurter Buchmesse names only a German Wildcard winner this year: Munich's &Töchter Verlag. The post Frankfurt Names Its Domestic Wildcard Winner; Forgoes an International Winner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK: The 49th Costa Book Awards Name Category Winners

The five category winners of the 2020 Costa Book Awards are announced, with the 'book of the year' honor to come later this month. The post UK: The 49th Costa Book Awards Name Category Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Women's Prize podcast ends second series with Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall has rounded off the second series of the "Women's Prize Podcast", picking books by Toni Morrison and Margaret Atwood among her top titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Scheffler named among judges for Oscar's Prize

Illustrator Axel Scheffler is among the first in a selection of judges to be announced for Oscar's Book Prize 2021, seeking to find the best illustrated UK pre-school book of the year, with more to be revealed in the new year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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