Audible partners with Uber on stories for stressed passengers

Audible has partnered with Uber to launch in-app short stories to help stressed passengers find a "literary escape" on their journey. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-20 14:31:04 UTC ]
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Audible Launches Audible Stories for Children and Teens While School is Out

Looking for ways to entertain kids and teens at home? Audible has launched Audible Stories, a free service that offers family-friendly educational and entertaining audiobook content. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-19 19:24:21 UTC ]
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Cambridge University and First Story unveiled as BBC short story awards partners

First Story and the University of Cambridge are the new partners of the BBC’s short story awards, replacing BookTrust, in a three-year collaboration starting in 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible joins partners for Cheltenham Festival

Audible is among four new partners joining with the Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival to deliver the charity's "hybrid" event this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-18 11:28:31 UTC ]
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Niamh Campbell wins £30,000 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

Niamh Campbell has been awarded the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for her "original and touching" piece "Love Many". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 16:30:36 UTC ]
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Kennedy shortlisted for Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for consecutive year

Louise Kennedy has made the six-strong shortlist for this year's Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for the second year running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-07 17:27:57 UTC ]
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Doyle and O'Neill on Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award longlist

Roddy Doyle and Joseph O'Neill have been longlisted for the £30,000 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-02 23:49:24 UTC ]
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Andersen Press partners with Seven Stories for virtual storytimes

Andersen Press has partnered with Seven Stories to provide weekly virtual story times free of charge throughout the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 00:51:01 UTC ]
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David Nicholls joins Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award 2020 judging panel

Bestselling author and screenwriter David Nicholls has joined the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award 2020 judging panel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-23 22:37:04 UTC ]
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McLaughlin wins Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

Irish writer Danielle McLaughlin has won the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award with her story "A Partial List of the Saved".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 12:41:46 UTC ]
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Irish writers dominate Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award shortlist

The 2019 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award shortlist is dominated by Irish authors with former winner and Booker Prize longlistee Kevin Barry and relative newcomers Danielle McLaughlin and Louise Kennedy in the running for the £30,000 prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 11:15:23 UTC ]
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Sunday Times Audible Short Story Prize longlist revealed

A M Homes, Emma Cline, Toby Litt, Joe Dunthorne and Kevin Barry are among the writers nominated for the £30,000 2019 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-23 16:06:29 UTC ]
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Davies and De Waal among Sunday Times Audible Short Story judges

Authors Carys Davies and Kit de Waal will be among the judges for this year’s Sunday Times Short Story Award, which this year is sponsored for the first time by Audible. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible brings A.S. Byatt novels and stories to audio for first time

Audible is bringing the novels and short stories of A.S. Byatt to audio for the first time this month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible to produce new anthology as new sponsor for The Sunday Times Short Story Award

Audible has been announced as a new sponsor for, what will now be known as, the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder to publish bedtime stories for stressed adults

Hodder & Stoughton is publishing Bedtime Stories for Stressed Out Adults - a collection of “soothing and consoling best loved stories and poems aimed to calm an anxious mind before sleep”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel legend Stan Lee is creating an original story for Audible

Comic book fans (and comic book movie fans) are very familiar with Stan Lee, who has a cameo in pretty much every Marvel movie. Now, the legendary Marvel writer is creating yet another shared universe. Variety exclusively reports that Stan Lee will p... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible offers strike relief with free Philip Pullman story

Audible is giving away a short story by Philip Pullman to help London commuters deal with the Southern and TfL strikes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audible UK sponsors short story salon

Audible UK has signed a deal to sponsor events organised by Pin Drop, the short story salon founded by curator Simon Oldfield and writer Elizabeth Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fry narrates two Max Carrados stories for Audible

Stephen Fry will voice two classic detective stories exclusively for Audible. Fry, who voiced all seven of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books, will voice The Coin of Dionysius and The Game Played in the Dark by Ernest Bramah, which features the blind detective Max Carrados who was first... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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