Benjamin Taylor on his award-winning memoir: It’s the past that is knowable, incandescent, real

“When you’re living your life, it doesn’t feel like a story. It only feels like a story when you look back on it,” says Benjamin Taylor. In the style of his memoir, “The Hue and Cry at Our House: A Year Remembered,” winner of The Times’ 2018 Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical Prose,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hollie McNish's poetic motherhood memoir wins Ted Hughes Award

Writer, performance poet and YouTube star Hollie McNish has won 2016's £5,000 Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Surfing memoir Barbarian Days wins William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award

Surfing memoir Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by New Yorker journalist William Finnegan (Corsair) has scooped the 28th William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Virago wins eight-way auction for memoir exploring racial justice

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Niamh Campbell wins £30,000 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

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

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Carty-Williams' Queenie wins Book of the Year at British Book Awards

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Adam Stower wins Alligator's Mouth Award 2020

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