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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Lantana Press' Curry wins Kim Scott Walwyn Prize

Alice Curry, founder and publisher of Lantana Press, has been awarded the 2017 Kim Scott Walwyn Prize for being a "great role model for future generations starting out in publishing". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Costa winners Barry and Spufford longlisted for Walter Scott Prize

Costa Book award winners Sebastian Barry and Francis Spufford have been longlisted for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walter Scott Prize launches academy

The organisers of the Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction has launched an academy to help find future winners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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With Its ‘Heart in Scotland,’ the Walter Scott Prize Honors Simon Mawer

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Boyd and Gale on Walter Scott Prize shortlist

Titles by William Boyd and Patrick Gale have been named on the 2016 Walter Scott Prize shortlist in an “exceptional year” for historical fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Myers and Benson win £10k Portico Literature Prize

Benjamin Myers has won the £10,000 Portico Literature Prize 2015 for Fiction while Richard Benson won the £10,000 Portico Prize for non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Klay wins £25k Warwick Prize for Writing

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Walter Scott prize winner announced

A novel set in imperial China wins the £25,000 Water Scott Prize for Historical Fiction at the Borders Book Festival. Continue reading at BBC News

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Walter Scott Prize longlist released for first time

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Award-winning children's author Walter Dean Myers dies

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Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize

The agency, formed by three publishing houses, this year has captured both the 'adult' Finlandia Prize and the junior prize in children's literature. The post Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Radden Keefe's 'revelatory' book on Sackler dynasty wins Baillie Gifford Prize

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Imoh wins inaugural Lit in Colour Creative Student prize

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