Atwood awarded PEN Pinter Prize ahead of UK tour

Margaret Atwood has been awarded the 2016 PEN Pinter Prize at the same time it is announced she will be embarking on a UK book tour. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie awarded PEN Pinter Prize 2018

Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2018 for her "refusal to be deterred or detained by the categories of others".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bangladeshi publisher Chowdhury shares PEN Pinter Prize with Atwood

Bangladeshi publisher, writer and editor Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury (known as Tutul) has been named 2016 International Writer of Courage by Margaret Atwood. Chowdhury accepted the prize in person this evening (13th October) at the British Library during a ceremony held to celebrate Atwood's PEN... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PEN Pinter Prize extends reach beyond UK

Vicky Featherstone, Zia Haider Rahman and Peter Stothard will be joining Maureen Freely and Antonia Fraser as judges of the 2016 PEN Pinter Prize, which has extended its eligibility to include writers from the Republic of Ireland and the Commonwealth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Saudi blogger Raif Badawi awarded PEN Pinter Prize with James Fenton

Saudi blogger and activist Raif Badawi will share the 2015 PEN Pinter Prize with British poet, journalist and literary critic James Fenton.  Badawi was named the 2015 International Writer of Courage, selected by Fenton from a shortlist of international cases of concern supported by English PEN,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rushdie awarded 2014 PEN/ Pinter Prize

Salman Rushdie has been awarded the 2014 PEN/Pinter Prize.   The award will be presented... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Living legend' Linton Kwesi Johnson wins PEN Pinter Prize 2020

Poet and reggae recording artist Linton Kwesi Johnson has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2020 for his commitment to political expression in his work. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Befeqadu Hailu named International Writer of Courage 2019 at PEN Pinter Prize

Ethiopian writer, activist and co-founder of blogging platform Zone 9 Befeqadu Hailu has been named International Writer of Courage at the PEN Pinter Prize ceremony.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK’s Polari Book Prize Names Its 2019 Longlists: Two Awards, 12 Contenders

Narrowing down its longlists, the now double-award Polari Prize program names a doze titles for its shortlists. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Two Prizes, Two Shortlists n June 10, the dual-award Polari Prize program announced the longlists for its 2019 cycle in honoring... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sissay wins PEN Pinter Prize 2019

Poet and performer playwright Lemn Sissay has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize, with judges praising his ability to "forge beautiful words and a thousand reasons to live and love".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The UK’s Costa Book Awards Shortlists: Half Debuts, £35,000 in Prize Money

The Costa Book Awards for 2018 drew a record 641 entries across the program's five categories. In January, the five category winners will be announced, followed  by the overall winner's ceremony. The post The UK’s Costa Book Awards Shortlists: Half Debuts, £35,000 in Prize Money appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Content From a UK Award for Younger Writers, and a Prize for Authors Over 60

The Sunday Times/PFD prize for writers aged 18 to 35 opens a new resource, while the Paul Torday Prize will honor a debut novelist decades older. The post Content From a UK Award for Younger Writers, and a Prize for Authors Over 60 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PEN America Announces Refocused Short Story Debut Award, the Bingham Prize

The coming together of the United States' two PEN chapters has given the organization a chance to refocus its Bingham Prize for debut short stories, and it will be awarded in February. The post PEN America Announces Refocused Short Story Debut Award, the Bingham Prize appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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James Fenton receives PEN Pinter Prize

British poet, journalist and literary critic James Fenton has been awarded the 2015 PEN Pinter Prize.  The annual prize was established in 2009 by English PEN in memory of playwright Harold Pinter to recognise to a British writer of outstanding literary merit, who, in the words of Pinter’s... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Margaret Atwood makes Booker Prize short list, Giller Prize long list

Awards buzz is ramping up for author Margaret Atwood, who is again in the running for both the Man Booker Prize and the Scotiabank Giller Prize.  Continue reading at CBC

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The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors

Called 'a group of novels grown from tradition but also radical and contemporary,' the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist of six books is announced in London. The post The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s Literature Prize Becomes The Folio Prize, Valued at £40,000

The Folio Society will sponsor the newly named Folio Prize, a literature award of £40,000 to honor the best English-language fiction published in the UK. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Egmont UK saw 2019 revenue dip but posted profit ahead of HarperCollins sale

Egmont UK's 2019 revenue decreased 8.9% to £37.9m but the publisher had a £369,000 pre-tax profit in the financial year before the book business was bought by HarperCollins, new figures uploaded to Companies House show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK: The 49th Costa Book Awards Name Category Winners

The five category winners of the 2020 Costa Book Awards are announced, with the 'book of the year' honor to come later this month. The post UK: The 49th Costa Book Awards Name Category Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Cunningham takes top prize at RSL Giles St Aubyn Awards

Doreen Cunningham has won £10,000 for her memoir Soundings: A Journey with Whales at this year's Royal Society of Literature Giles St Aubyn Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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