Books About Women Rarely Win Top Prizes

After analyzing 15 years' worth of top literary prize winners, Nicola Griffith notes that books about women rarely win. The post Books About Women Rarely Win Top Prizes appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book

Translator Damion Searls has received the US$10,000 Wolff Translator's Prize, and the Women Poet's Prize announces a collection of Rebecca Swift's work. The post Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-24 05:31:10 UTC ]
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Anti-whaling novel wins top prize at children's book awards

A novel with an anti-whaling message has taken the title of the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year at the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2015-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books about women less likely to win prizes, study finds

Study of six major awards in the last 15 years shows male subjects the predominant focus of winning novels• How well do you know fiction’s female protagonists - quizAnalysis of the last 15 years of winners of six major literary awards by the critically acclaimed author Nicola Griffith has found... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: Could bees book win top literary prize?

The winner of the UK's leading award for non-fiction books, the Samuel Johnson Prize, will be announced next week, here Nick Higham speaks to nominated author Dave Goulson Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Illustrator Isol wins top book prize

Argentinean illustrator Isol has won the world's largest prize for children's literature, the 5m Swedish kroner (£500,000) Astrid Lindgren memorial award. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little Door Books founder wins Scottish picture book prize

Alan Windram, the founder of independent publishing company Little Door Books, has won this year’s £3,000 Bookbug Picture Book Prize for a title he created with illustrator Chloe Holwill-Hunter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Lives Matter-inspired book wins children's book prize

Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give is this year's recipient of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book about politics and pop music wins Penderyn Music Book Prize

Daniel Rachel's book about politics and pop music "coming together for the first time in Britain's musical history" has won the 2017 Penderyn Music Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rob Biddulph wins Waterstones ​children’s book prize 2015 with debut book Blown Away

The tale of a misplaced penguin scoops the overall prize for new and emerging authors, with Sally Green taking the teen category and Robin Stevens winning the younger fiction awardSee Rob Biddulph’s step-by-step guide to How to draw… a windy dayAn adventure story about Penguin Blue and his... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Terézia Mora Wins German Book Prize

On the eve of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Her Das Ungeheuer was honored as the year's best German-language novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bettany wins HQ and Gransnet prize for women writers over 40

Jane Bettany has won HQ and Gransnet's writing prize for unpublished women writers aged over 40.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 01:51:32 UTC ]
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Harvey wins Staunch Book Prize

Samantha Harvey’s The Western Wind (Vintage) has won the £1000 2019 Staunch Book Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-24 19:26:29 UTC ]
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Brontë Society wins auction to bring rare Charlotte Brontë book home

The Brontë Society in Haworth has won an auction to bring one of Charlotte Brontë’s rare ‘little books' back home.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 12:51:15 UTC ]
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Planetarium wins Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize

Astrophysicist Raman Prinja and artist Chris Wormell’s book Planetarium: Welcome to the Museum (Templar Publishing), about the wonders of space, has scooped the Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 19:41:46 UTC ]
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Saša Stanišić Wins 2019 German Book Prize

Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is the 2019 German Book Prize winner for 'Origins,' about recollection and identity. The post Saša Stanišić Wins 2019 German Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-15 06:14:12 UTC ]
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MacFarlane’s Underland wins Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize

Robert MacFarlane has triumphed at the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize with eighth book Underland.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 02:32:00 UTC ]
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Brazilian Photographer Sebastião Salgado Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize

During the Berlin Book Days events this week, the Börsenverein has praised Salgado for 'raising worldwide awareness for the fate of laborers and migrants as well as for the living conditions of indigenous peoples.' The post Brazilian Photographer Sebastião Salgado Wins German Book Trade Peace... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sara Barnard wins the YA Book Prize 2019

Sara Barnard has won The Bookseller's YA Book Prize in its fifth year for her "unflinching" and "utterly riveting" contemporary novel about the impact of a teacher-student relationship, Goodbye, Perfect (Macmillan Children's Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-30 13:18:19 UTC ]
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Burns tipped to win Women's Fiction Prize

Anna Burns is the bookies' favourite to win the £30,000 Women's Prize for Fiction, with the latest odds from William Hill putting Milkman (Faber) at 6/4.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-30 07:48:44 UTC ]
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