Ali Smith wins £10k Pleasure of Reading Prize

Ali Smith has won the inaugural Pleasure of Reading Prize, in recognition of her body of work. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 20:56:05 UTC ]
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Ali Smith and Joshua Yaffa win Orwell Prizes

Ali Smith and Joshua Yaffa have won this year's £3,000 Orwell Prizes for Political Fiction and Political Writing respectively. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-25 03:14:57 UTC ]
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Penney wins £10k Wilbur Smith adventure writing prize

Under a Pole Star (Quercus) by Costa-winning author Stef Penney has been awarded the £10,000 2017 Wilbur and Niso Smith Adventure Writing Prize for Best Published Novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith wins Baileys book prize

Ali Smith wins the £30,000 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction for her time-shifting novel How to be Both. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith wins Baileys Women's Prize

Ali Smith has won the 2015 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction with How to be Both (Hamish Hamilton).  Smith was announced as the 20th winner of the £30,000 prize this evening (3rd June) at a ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall, London, hosted by broadcaster, author and DJ Lauren Laverne. Shami... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ali Smith wins £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize

Novelist Ali Smith has won the Goldsmiths Prize, awarded for "boldly original" fiction. Smith won the £10,000 award, now in its second year, for How to be Both (Hamish Hamilton), the two-part novel which lost out to Richard Flanagan on the shortlist for this year's Man Booker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ali Smith wins Goldsmiths Prize

Novelist Ali Smith has won the Goldsmiths Prize, awarded for "boldly original" fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waidner wins £10k Goldsmiths Prize with Sterling Karat Gold

Isabel Waidner has won the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize for their "mind-bending" novel Sterling Karat Gold, published by indie Peninsula Press.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-11 00:44:35 UTC ]
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Von Reinhold and Ní Ghríofa win £10k James Tait Black prizes

Shola Von Reinhold has won the James Tait Black Prize for Fiction for "tour de force" debut Lote (Jacaranda), while Doireann Ní Ghríofa has taken the Biography award for the "luminous" A Ghost in the Throat (Tramp Press). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-25 04:22:39 UTC ]
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Blakemore wins £10k Desmond Elliott Prize for 'stunning' debut

A K Blakemore has won the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for her "stunning" historical fiction novel The Manningtree Witches (Granta Books).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 17:06:17 UTC ]
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Fraser and Hindley win £10k Oscar's Book Prize

The Littlest Yak by debut author Lu Fraser and illustrator Kate Hindley (Simon & Schuster Children’s Books) has won the £10,000 Oscar’s Book Prize 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 04:12:57 UTC ]
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Jacob P Avila wins Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize

Jacob P Avila has won this year's Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize for Best Unpublished Manuscript, for his contemporary thriller Cave Diver. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-09 12:39:04 UTC ]
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Ellmann and Szirtes win £10k James Tait Black prizes

Lucy Ellmann has won the James Tait Black Prize for Fiction with her epic stream of consciousness novel Ducks, Newburyport (Galley Beggar), while George Szirtes has taken the biography award for The Photographer at Sixteen (MacLehose). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-21 03:12:44 UTC ]
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Reading for Pleasure Prize Competition launches

The Reading for Pleasure Prize Competition has launched to find "compelling, disruptive and innovative" ideas that encourage people in the UK and beyond to read for pleasure throughout the year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 03:13:56 UTC ]
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Edemariam wins £10k Ondaatje Prize for 'outstanding' family memoir

Guardian journalist Aida Edemariam has won the £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize for her “outstanding and highly unusual memoir” about her grandmother’s life in Ethiopia, The Wife’s Tale: A Personal History (4th Estate). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shamsie's Home Fire continues to burn bright with £10k Hellenic Prize win

Kamila Shamsie has been awarded 2017's £10,000 London Hellenic Prize, given to the best book inspired by or relating to Greece, for Home Fire (Bloomsbury). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mukherjee wins Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize

Abir Mukherjee has won the 2018 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize (£15,000) with his second novel, A Necessary Evil (Vintage). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smith, Power and Berry win Forward poetry prizes

Danez Smith has been announced as the winner of the Forward poetry prize for best collection, with awards also going to Phoebe Power and Liz Berry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Petit's 'mythic' poetry wins £10k Ondaatje Prize

A collection of poems by Parisien-born Pascale Petit has won the £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize-winning translator helps launch Shared Reading in Doncaster

Man Booker International Prize-winning translator and publisher Deborah Smith is to support national charity The Reader by match-funding donations to the total value of £5,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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