Aspen Words’ $35,000 Literary Prize Names Its 2021 Finalists

The shortlist for this year's Aspen Words Literary Prize features three novels and two short story collections. The post Aspen Words’ $35,000 Literary Prize Names Its 2021 Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Aspen Words $35,000 Literary Prize Names Its 2020 Finalists

The still-young Aspen Words Literary Prize's longlisted titles point up 'humor in the midst of serious situations'–in issue-driven fiction. The post Aspen Words $35,000 Literary Prize Names Its 2020 Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Louise Erdrich Wins the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize

In its fourth year, the issue-driven Aspen Words Prize goes to fiction based in the Native American struggle for tribal self-determination. The post Louise Erdrich Wins the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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And the winner of the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize is…

The Aspen Institute has just announced the winner of their 2020 Literary Prize: Christy Lefteri, for her novel, The Beekeeper of Aleppo, which tells the story of Syrian refugees in Great Britain. The Aspen Words Literary Prize was established to celebrate a work of fiction that spotlights a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Aspen Institute Names Its 2020 Aspen Words Literary Prize Longlist

Unusual for its focus on socially relevant fiction, the Aspen Words Literary Prize has six debuts among its 16 longlisted titles for 2020, is third year. The post Aspen Institute Names Its 2020 Aspen Words Literary Prize Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Aspen Words’ Issue-Driven Literary Prize: The 2021 Longlist

The Aspen Words Literary Prize is focused on authors whose work deals in cultural relevance and contemporary conditions. The post Aspen Words’ Issue-Driven Literary Prize: The 2021 Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Aspen Words Literary Prize Opens 2021 Submissions Seeking ‘Transformative Fiction’

Opening today for submissions in its 2021 cycle, the Aspen Words Literary Prize is focused on fiction that illustrates 'the transformative power of literature on thought and culture.' The post Aspen Words Literary Prize Opens 2021 Submissions Seeking ‘Transformative Fiction’ appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Aspen Words Literary Prize longlist includes Colson Whitehead, Laila Lalami, and more.

Aspen Words has announced the longlist for the 2020 Aspen Words Literary Prize, a $35,000 award given to a work of fiction that “illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power of literature on thought and culture.” The longlist includes sixteen books: twelve... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Aspen Words Prize Longlist of 16 Titles for 2019 Prize in Issue-Driven Fiction

This is the second year of operation for the Aspen Words Literary Prize, which stresses fiction that has social impact, work specifically addressing contemporary issues. The post Aspen Words Prize Longlist of 16 Titles for 2019 Prize in Issue-Driven Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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$40,000 Swindle Puts Spotlight on Literary Prize Scams

The organizers of at least five British awards received emails asking them to transfer prize money to a PayPal account. One of them paid out. Continue reading at The New York Times

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2021 PEN/Faulkner Award Finalists Named

The finalists for the 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction have been announced. The winner, who will receive $15,000, will be announced on April 6 and celebrated virtually on May 10. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Audio Publishers Association Names the 2021 Audie Award Finalists

The prize program, now in its 26th year, prepares for a digital awards ceremony on March 22, having started with some 1,500 submissions. The post Audio Publishers Association Names the 2021 Audie Award Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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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Here are the finalists for the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards.

Today, PEN America announced the finalists for its 2021 Literary Awards, which recognizes and honors “dynamic, imaginative, and thought-provoking” books published in the last year. Previous winners include Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Imani Perry, and Yiyun Li. The 55 finalists were selected across... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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German Book Prize Names Its 2021 Jury, Opens Submissions

The leading award in German-language fiction opens its 2021 competition with the appointment of seven new jurors and €25,000 for the winner. The post German Book Prize Names Its 2021 Jury, Opens Submissions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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British Book Awards Name 2021 Jurors for 28 Prize Categories

The 28-category British Book Awards program has 41 jurors in place for the 2021 cycle, with an awards program on May 13. The post British Book Awards Name 2021 Jurors for 28 Prize Categories appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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Dalrymple, Brown and Townsend named $75k Cundill History Prize finalists

William Dalrymple, Vincent Brown and Camilla Townsend have been announced as the 2020 finalists for the $75,000 (£58,000) Cundill History Prize, the highest value non-fiction award in the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New Literary Prize Will Award $150,000 to a Female Novelist

The Carol Shields Prize is an effort to raise the visibility of women writers, in part with a sum that far exceeds many other book awards. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Olivia Laing calls out Boris Johnson, splits £10,000 literary prize with fellow nominees.

Celebrated British writer and cultural critic Olivia Laing has been widely praised for her decision to split her James Tate Black award winnings with her fellow shortlisted authors. “I said in Crudo that competition has no place in art and I meant it,” Laing told the gathered crowd upon... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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