AWP 2015: Graywolf Press Wins Small Press Award, Celebrates Its Authors on Home Turf

With the Association of Writers & Writing Programs conference taking place in Minneapolis, Graywolf is taking full hometown advantage to celebrate its authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'We need small presses': author launches new award to support fiction from small publishers

The Republic of Consciousness prize has been launched by novelist Neil Griffiths, who intends to ‘guilt trip’ bestselling authors into contributingThe award-winning novelist Neil Griffiths is launching a new literary prize celebrating the “small presses producing brilliant and brave literary... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Breaking In: Fantasy author Sarah J. Sover on Finding Home at a Small Press

Debut author Sarah J. Sover talks about finding the perfect home for her comedic fantasy novel Double-Crossing the Bridge with the indie publisher The Parliament House. The post Breaking In: Fantasy author Sarah J. Sover on Finding Home at a Small Press by Cassandra Lipp appeared first on... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-15 14:00:43 UTC ]
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Wild Things wins inaugural British Book Awards Small Press accolade

Bath-based travel publisher Wild Things Publishing has won the inaugural British Book Awards Small Press of the Year, announced at the London Book Fair, and sponsored by the CPI Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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"At Home with Four Indies" wins FutureBook Team of the Year award

The four booksellers behind the "At Home with Four Indies" initiative have been named as FutureBook’s Team of the Year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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OECD wins University Press Redux Sustainability Award

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is the first recipient of the University Press Redux Sustainability Award, for its digital discovery tool SDG Pathfinder.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Evaristo and Carty-Williams become first black authors to win top British Book awards

Candice Carty-Williams and Bernardine Evaristo take book of the year and author of the year categories, as publishers face criticism for treatment of black authorsCandice Carty-Williams and Bernardine Evaristo have become the first black authors to win the top prizes at the British Book awards,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-29 17:45:42 UTC ]
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Adam wins Authors' Club Best First Novel Award

Claire Adam has scooped the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award for her “outstanding” novel Golden Child (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 13:26:01 UTC ]
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British Book Awards Small Press winners revealed

The nine winners of the regional and country round of the British Book Awards Small Press of the Year accolade have been revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The British Book Awards 2020: Small Press of the Year

The Small Press of the Year Award returns for a second year: last year the overall award was won by Bath-based publisher Wild Things Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Maya Author Sol Ceh Moo Wins Guadalajara Fair’s Indigenous Literature Award

In prizes announced for the 2019 Guadalajara International Book Fair, Sol Ceh Moo, David Huerta, and María Baranda are listed for this year's top honors. The post Maya Author Sol Ceh Moo Wins Guadalajara Fair’s Indigenous Literature Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-13 03:35:16 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison, Award-Winning Author of Beloved and More, Dead at 88

Morrison's accolades included a Pulitzer, a Nobel Prize in literature, and a Presidential Medal of Freedom. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-08-06 14:40:16 UTC ]
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Jokha Alharthi awarded Man Booker International Prize, the first Arabic-language author to win

Jokha Alharthi and Marilyn Booth have won the 2019 Man Booker International Prize for "Celestial Bodies," a coming-of-age novel written by Alharthi and translated from Arabic by Booth. Organizers of the literary prize, given annually to a work of fiction translated into English, made the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-21 22:50:00 UTC ]
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Small presses celebrated on Oxford-Weidenfeld shortlist

Books published by Pushkin, Peirene, Carcanet and Nordisk, as well as by the New York Review of Books, have been shortlisted for the £2,000 Oxford-Weidenfeld Prize, devoted to literary translations into English from European languages. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New at the British Book Awards: 41 Contenders in Small Presses

'An incredibly strong list of more than 50 submissions' has been winnowed to the area shortlists for the British Book Awards' new small-press category. The post New at the British Book Awards: 41 Contenders in Small Presses appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shortlists for inaugural Small Press of the Year award revealed

Forty-one small presses have made it into the regional and country shortlists of The British Book Awards’ new prize for Small Presses, sponsored by the CPI Group, launched to celebrate the innovative and nimble publishers making names for themselves outside the mainstream. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British Book Awards Expanded for 2019 in Children’s Books, Small Presses

The annual British Book Awards, with winners to be announced May 13, are widening their recognition of independent publishers and of nonfiction and illustrated work in children's books. The post British Book Awards Expanded for 2019 in Children’s Books, Small Presses appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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US author Woodson wins £430k Astrid Lindgren Award

American author Jacqueline Woodson has won the SEK5m (£430,000) Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2018 for her “masterful characterisation and deep understanding of the adolescent psyche”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Awards for women, writers of colour, small presses – why are there so many books prizes?

There are so many literary prizes these days that they could be regarded as an industry in their own right – but they’re needed to change the status quoHow many literary prizes are there in the UK today? To Wikipedia’s tally of around 70, I can immediately add half a dozen more – and still they... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Charco Press signs award-winning Brazilian novel

Independent publisher Charco Press has signed a "profound and moving" novel about family and society in Latin America by Julián Fuks entitled Resistance. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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