Aridjis and Paris win £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Chloe Aridjis and Daniel Saldaña Paris have won the £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award for their unpublished novels. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 00:24:39 UTC ]
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Shortlist unveiled for Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

An eight-strong shortlist of writers from both sides of the Atlantic has been revealed for the £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Eccles Centre partners with Hay Festival for 2020 Writer’s Award

The Eccles Centre at the British Library is joining forces with Hay Festival on the Centre's £20,000 Writer’s Award, which will become the Eccles Centre and Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kohler and Stanley win 2017 Eccles British Library Writer’s Award

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Conran awarded Hay Festival Creative Wales International Fellowship

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Northern Writers’ Awards winners share £55,000 prize pot

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This year's Hay Festival Winter Weekend, featuring writers such as Rose Tremain, Horatio Clare, and Jeanette Winterson, drew record ticket sales of over 9,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Former agent's 'dark' debut wins RNA new writer award

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The Eccles British Library Writer's Award: investing in authors

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Self-published archaeological thriller takes £20,000 Amazon award

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At London Book Fair: Hay Festival Names ‘Århus 39’ Writers

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Sharlene Wen-Ning Teo wins inaugural Deborah Rogers Writers’ Award

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