Banned novel makes Indie Foreign Fiction Prize longlist

A novel banned by the Chinese government has made the longlist for the Independent Foreign... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies and debuts make Portico Prize longlist

​The longlist for the 2019 Portico Prize has been revealed, with six debuts and ten independent publishers making the cut.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 09:34:51 UTC ]
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Burns and Gunaratne make longlist for Orwell Prize for Political Fiction

Booker and Jhalak Prize winners Anna Burns and Guy Gunaratne are among the 12 novelists longlisted for the first Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Burns and Rooney make Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist

The 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist has been revealed, featuring Man Booker winner Anna Burns, Costa Novel Award winner Sally Rooney and seven debut novelists.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Murakami shortlisted for Indie Foreign Fiction Prize

Authors Haruki Murakami, Erwin Mortier and Daniel Kehlmann have made the shortlist for the 2015 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. Also shortlisted for the £10,000 award are two writers whose work has been translated from Spanish into English for the first time: Tomás González and Juan Tomás... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Octogenarian wins Indie Foreign Fiction Prize

Octogenarian Israeli author Aharon Appelfeld has won the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McAnulty, Demick and Summerscale make Baillie Gifford Prize longlist

Dara McAnulty has become the youngest Baillie Gifford Prize longlisted author ever, joining previous winners Barbara Demick and Kate Summerscale in the running for this year's £50,000 non-fiction award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Oswald, Clarke and Petit make Laurel Prize longlist

Alice Oswald, Gillian Clarke, Karen McCarthy Woolf and Pascale Petit are among the poets longlisted for the inaugural Laurel Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Winterson, Black and O'Connor make Polari Prize longlist

This year's Polari Prize longlist sees titles from Jeanette Winterson, Dustin Lance Black and Joseph O'Connor in the running for the £2,000 award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Carty-Williams, Stibbe and O'Leary make Comedy Women in Print Prize longlist

Candice Carty-Williams, Nina Stibbe and Beth O'Leary are among the authors longlisted for this year's Comedy Women in Print Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-19 22:33:02 UTC ]
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Orwell Prize longlists for Political Writing and Political Fiction announced

Bernardine Evaristo, Amelia Gentleman and Kate Clanchy are among the longlisted authors for this year's Orwell Prize for Political Writing and Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 16:58:58 UTC ]
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First #Merky Books novel makes Desmond Elliott Prize longlist

The first novel to be published by Stormzy’s new imprint #Merky Books, That Reminds Me by poet and podcaster Derek Owusu, has been longlisted for the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for debuts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 14:35:00 UTC ]
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Porter, Ellmann and Cumming make £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize longlist

Laura Cumming, Max Porter and Lucy Ellmann have been longlisted for this year's £10,000 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize, rewarding fiction, non-fiction or poetry – which best evokes the spirit of a place. The RSL is promoting the list on social media this afternoon, showcasing each... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 04:38:34 UTC ]
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Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction unveils 2020 longlist

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction has unveiled this year’s longlist after "lively debates" among the judges. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 10:22:42 UTC ]
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2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction longlist unveiled

The 16-strong longlist of books contending for the 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF), has been revealed, featuring nine countries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Grant, Shapiro and Jacobson make Wingate Prize longlist

Linda Grant, Dani Shapiro and Howard Jacobson are among the 12 writers longlisted for the 2020 Wingate Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 08:00:18 UTC ]
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Center for Fiction Names 2019 First Novel Prize Longlist

The Center for Fiction announced its 2019 First Novel Prize Longlist yesterday. The award is given to the “best debut novel published between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31 of the award year,” and the prize-winning author receives $10,000. Here is the 2019 longlist (featuring many titles from our 2019 Book... Continue reading at The Millions

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Here’s the Center for Fiction’s 2019 First Novel Prize longlist.

The Center for Fiction just announced the longlist for this year’s best debut novel. The shortlist will be announced in September and the winner will be announced in December at The Center for Fiction’s Annual Benefit and Awards Dinner at its new, spacious, happening location in Brooklyn.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-25 16:41:15 UTC ]
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Gale, McMillan and Moss make Polari Prize longlists

The longlists for the Polari Prize and the Polari First Book Prize have been revealed, with stories about trans lives and gender identities featuring heavily on the 24-strong list. . Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-10 20:37:34 UTC ]
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