ALA Announces Finalists for 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals

The two medal winners will be announced by selection committee chair Bill Kelly at the Reference and User Services Association’s Book and Media Awards (BMAs) event, which will take place online on February 4, 2021, 3-4pm CST. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Announces Longlist for 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals

In all, a total of 46 books (26 fiction, 20 nonfiction) were selected, with a six-title shortlist—three each for the fiction and nonfiction medals—to be announced on November 17. The two medal winners will be announced during an online event set for February 4, 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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James McBride, Rebecca Giggs Win ALA's 2021 Carnegie Medals

The awards, which were established in 2012, have become a highly coveted literary honor, reflecting the expert judgment and insight of library professionals and booksellers who work closely with adult readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s the shortlist for the 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction.

Let’s start our morning right with the latest book news. Today, the American Library Association announced the shortlist of the 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, which honors the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. in the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-17 15:48:43 UTC ]
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ALA Unveils Shortlist for 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medals

The American Library Association has shortlisted six books for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Midwinter 2017: Colson Whitehead, Matthew Desmond Win ALA Carnegie Medals

The selections were announced on Sunday, January 22, at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, with an official award ceremony to come this summer, at the ALA annual conference, set for Chicago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2021 National Book Award Finalists Announced

Hanif Abdurraqib, Anthony Doerr, Ge Fei, and Lauren Groff are among this year's National Book Award finalists. The winners will be announced live on November 17 at the 72nd National Book Awards Ceremony, which will be held exclusively online. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists

A total of more than US$380,000 goes to the winners of to be selected from this year's finalist lists, which include 20 debut works. The post PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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ALA 2017: Colson Whitehead, Matthew Desmond Honored with Carnegie Medals

At a June 24 reception at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, Matthew Desmond and Colson Whitehead accepted their Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017 Spotlight: The Carnegie Medals Turn Six

Now in their sixth year, the Carnegie Medals have become a coveted literary honor, and the award ceremonies at ALA have created some memorable moments, including powerful speeches by winners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Viet Thanh Nguyen, Sally Mann Win 2016 ALA Carnegie Medals

Viet Thanh Nguyen's 'The Sympathizer' and Sally Mann's 'Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs,' landed the ALA's top adult book awards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2015: Doerr, Stevenson Win Carnegie Medals

Doerr won for his book All The Light We Cannot See (which also received the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction), while Bryan Stevenson won for Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2014: Tartt, Goodwin Take Home Carnegie Medals

Tartt and Goodwin were on hand to accept their medals, and both gave enthusiastic speeches celebrating libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2021: Barack Obama, Expansive Professional Program Highlight 2021 ALA Annual Conference

The ALA Annual Conference will again be virtual-only in 2021—and for many ALA members, that’s actually great news, as it broadens access to one of the most ambitious and impressive programs of the Covid-19 era. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA 2017: ALA, Google Announce $500,000 in Grants to Support Computer Skills

The American Library Association kicked off its 2017 annual conference on Thursday with a reception at Google’s Chicago office to celebrate a new $500,000 competitive grant program, sponsored by Google, to encourage computer skills in America’s libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Midwinter 2015: BISG and ALA Announce Library Survey

The jointly developed survey will seek to understand library patrons’ use of digital resources and other services offered by public libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The 2021 Business Book of the Year Award Announces a Shortlist

Issue-driven nonfiction brings cultural and science topics into the business context in the 16th Business Book of the Year Award shortlist. The post The 2021 Business Book of the Year Award Announces a Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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2021 National Book Awards Longlists Announced

The National Book Foundation has announced the longlists for the 2021 National Book Awards on September 15–17. Continue reading at Book Riot

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2021 NBA Longlists Announced

This week, the National Book Foundation is announcing the 2021 National Book Award longlists. Five finalists in each of the five categories will be named on October 5, and the winner will be announced during the awards ceremony on November 17, which will once again be held in-person at Cipriani... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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2021 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize Winners Announced

The winners of the fourth annual Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes have been announced, with three print magazines and two digital publications, including 'Bellevue Literary Review' and 'Full Stop,' taking home a combined total of $144,000 in funding. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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