Antrobus and debut author Youngson triumph at SoA awards

Raymond Antrobus and 70-year-old debut novelist Anne Youngson are among the winners of this year's £100,000 Society of Authors' Awards.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 02:12:28 UTC ]
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Debut author triumphs with Children’s Books Ireland awards hat-trick

Debut author Kelly McCaughrain has won a trio of prizes at the Children’s Books Ireland awards—a first in the 29 year history of the prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-22 12:44:25 UTC ]
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Lorna Cook triumphs with debut novel to win Joan Hessayon Award

Essex author Lorna Cook has won the Romantic Novelists' Association's (RNA) prestigious Joan Hessayon Award for new writers with her debut novel The Forgotten Village (Avon).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 02:19:21 UTC ]
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Morris and 81-year-old debut novelist shortlisted for SoA awards

Bestselling author Heather Morris and 81-year-old debut novelist Norma MacMaster have been shortlisted for the Society of Authors' Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut author Orr wins BBC National Short Story Award

Debut British author K J Orr has beaten off competition from Booker Prize-winning Hilary Mantel to win the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with BookTrust for 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sheffield authors triumph at Northern Writers' Awards

Twenty-two published and unpublished authors last night (18th) shared the £40,000 prize... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018

With its Authors' Awards not only for younger writers but also one for a first-time novelist older than 40, the Society of Authors releases shortlists for more than £98,000 in literary awards. The post The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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McMullan and Millwood Hargrave win Society of Authors awards

Thomas McMullan, Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Fredrik Logevall are among the writers and illustrators who have won awards from the Society of Authors this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Three Women' author Lisa Taddeo's debut novel is fearless. So what is she afraid of?

Lisa Taddeo, whose book "Three Women" broke the mold of immersive journalism, talks about her first novel, "Animal," and the struggle to write and live. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, and Young Author

The three shortlists announced today comprise nine titles selected from a total 39 longlisted works. Winners are to be named in May. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, and Young Author appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Picador triumphs in 11-way battle for Rabess debut

Picador has triumphed in an 11-publisher auction for Everything's Fine by debut US author Cecilia Rabess, amid a scramble for rights around the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publicists get inventive to boost debut authors during 'tough' lockdown

Resourceful publicists are having to be inventive to launch debuts as the lockdown rumbles on and shops remain closed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pushkin lands award-winning Swedish debut

Pushkin Press has acquired Collected Works, the literary debut of Swedish writer Lydia Sandgren, about a middle-aged publisher and the void left behind by his missing wife. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sphere triumphs at auction for 'joyous' Simon debut

Sphere will publish Christine Simon's debut novel The Patron Saint of Second Chances in 2022.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Richard Osman becomes first debut author to land Christmas No 1

The Thursday Murder Club sees off titles by Barack Obama and David Walliams in chaotic week for Britain’s book tradeRichard Osman’s cosy mystery about a group of elderly sleuths, The Thursday Murder Club, has become the first debut novel ever to become the Christmas No 1, selling a remarkable... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Hodder Studio pre-empts two from debut author Amanda Block

Hodder Studio has pre-empted two books from Amanda Block, including her debut The Lost Storyteller, which will be published in July 2021 in hardback, e-book and audiobook. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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SoA awards £185k in grants for works in progress

The Society of Authors has awarded grants to 48 writers, worth more than £185,000, to enable them to complete works in progress including queer auto-fiction, forgotten histories, and books about post-colonial Kenya and the natural world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What debut authors need to know

Publishing a debut novel can be a stressful process for all concerned – not least the authors. Even those who feel prepared and knowledgeable can find themselves coming unstuck. As part of a group of traditionally published authors whose novels hit the shelves in 2020, I’ve experienced all the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Robotham and Wood triumph in 2020 CWA Dagger awards

This year's Crime Writers' Association Awards sees Michael Robotham land the Gold Dagger for best crime novel of the year, while Trevor Wood scoops the New Blood Dagger for best novel by a first time author.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Center for Fiction Debuts Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers

The Center for Fiction announced the establishment of the Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers, a new award to honor the memory and influence of the late Kamil, who was former executive v-p and publisher of the Random House imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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