Bluemoose's Myers wins £25k Walter Scott Prize

Benjamin Myers has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction with The Gallows Pole, published by small Yorkshire-based independent press Bluemoose Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Robertson wins Walter Scott Prize for The Long Take

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Egan, Myers and Lynch in contention for Walter Scott Prize

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Faber has three on £25k Walter Scott Prize shortlist

Faber has three books shortlisted for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mawer's Tightrope bags £25k Walter Scott Prize

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The Long Song wins Walter Scott Prize

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Chatto has two on £25,000 Walter Scott Prize longlist

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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

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Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction launches poll for 10th anniversary

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Manda Scott wins McIlvanney Prize

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A “dazzling” six-book shortlist has been announced for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walter Scott Prize unveils 2019 longlist

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction has unveiled its longlist, as the chair of the judges warns choosing a shortlist “from these corkers is going to be a tough task”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kassabova wins British Academy's £25k Prize for Global Cultural Understanding

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Sebastian Barry named the Walter Scott Prize's first double winner

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Lantana Press' Curry wins Kim Scott Walwyn Prize

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