Barry Lopez, award-winning writer who ventured into the Arctic, dies at 75

The National Book Award recipient plumbed the natural world for its wisdom, exploring the Arctic tundra, the Antarctic waters and the spaces in between. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-30 17:34:15 UTC ]
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National Book Award winner Barry Lopez dies at 75

Barry Lopez, who authored close to 20 books on natural history, including the National Book Award-winning Arctic Dreams (Vintage), has died at the age of 75. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-28 20:58:37 UTC ]
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Prize-winning author Cathy MacPhail dies, aged 75

The prize-winning Scottish children’s author Cathy MacPhail has died at the age of 75 following a long illness.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-31 17:49:46 UTC ]
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Larry McMurtry, award-winning novelist who pierced myths of his native Texas, dies at 84

He won a Pulitzer for “Lonesome Dove” and shared an Oscar for his “Brokeback Mountain” screenplay. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-26 16:04:07 UTC ]
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Award-winning novelist David Wheldon dies, aged 70

Tributes have been paid to award-winning novelist, poet and pathologist David Wheldon following his unexpected death at the age of 70. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 07:06:47 UTC ]
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Oloixarac and Umoren win Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Novelist Pola Oloixarac and historian Imaobong Umoren (pictured) have been named as the 2021 winners of the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 17:20:13 UTC ]
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Writers Li, Lok, de Waal Win Big at PEN Lit Awards

On March 2 at the PEN Literary Awards ceremony, more than $330,000 in prize money and fellowships were awarded to a host of winning writers of all kinds. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Humphreys and Ward win Educational Writers' Award

Author Alistair Humphreys and illustrator Kevin Ward have won the 2019 Educational Writers’ Award for Great Adventurers (Big Picture Press). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 10:42:56 UTC ]
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Raymond Antrobus wins 2019 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award

Multi-award winning poet Raymond Antrobus has been named winner of the 2019 Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award for his debut The Perseverance (Penned in the Margins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 08:18:28 UTC ]
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Aridjis and Paris win £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Chloe Aridjis and Daniel Saldaña Paris have won the £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award for their unpublished novels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 00:24:39 UTC ]
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Philip Pullman wins J M Barrie Award

Author Sir Philip Pullman is the winner of this year’s J M Barrie Award, given annually in recognition of a lifetime’s achievement in delighting children. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former agent's 'dark' debut wins RNA new writer award

Former literary agent Hannah Begbie has won The Romantic Novelists' Association's (RNA) Joan Hessayon Award for new writers for her novel Mother (HarperCollins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rooney wins Young Writer of the Year award

Sally Rooney has become the first Irish winner of the Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award for her "fearless, sensual" debut novel Conversations with Friends (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eight award-winning writers pen eerie tales for English Heritage

Stories from award-winning writers including Jeanette Winterson, Max Porter and Sarah Perry are to feature in a new collection of ghost stories from English Heritage and September Publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barry Cunningham wins Branford Boase Award for third time

Chicken House’s Barry Cunningham has won the Branford Boase Award for the third time for his editorial work on Beetle Boy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sebastian Barry wins Costa Novel Award

Irish novelist Sebastian Barry has won the Costa Novel Award for a second time with Days Without End (Faber & Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Award-winning romantic novelist Claire Lorrimer dies

Romance novelist Patricia Robins – who wrote under the penname Claire Lorrimer – has died aged 95. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kohler and Stanley win 2017 Eccles British Library Writer’s Award

Novelist Hannah Kohler and the writer and film producer Bob Stanley, also a member of the Mercury-nominated pop group Saint Etienne, have been named the joint winners of the 2017 Eccles British Library Writer’s Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo wins J M Barrie Award

Michael Morpurgo will today (10th November) be presented with this year’s J M Barrie Award for his contribution to children’s literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tinder Press signs deal with award-winning African writer Arimah

Tinder Press has acquired a story collection and debut novel from Lesley Nneka Arimah, winner of the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for Africa. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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