Bouchercon 2015: Crime Fiction and Literary Awards Under the Oaks

Held in the South for the first time, crime and mystery fiction's annual convention mixed literary prizes and barbecue with programming focused on everything from traditional hardboiled crime novels to short fiction and international mysteries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Editors flock to prison tales and true crime while literary fiction flies pre-LBF

True crime, “professional confessional” memoirs and titles that look into “sealed worlds” are the hottest non-fiction trends, according to agents who spoke to The Bookseller ahead of next week’s London Book Fair.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Femi Kayode wins Little, Brown Award for crime fiction

University of East Anglia creative writing student Femi Kayode has won the £3,000 Little, Brown Award for crime fiction for the manuscript for his "shocking and emotional story", Lightseekers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Espionage novel bags Little, Brown UEA Crime Fiction Award

Merle Nygate has won the inaugural Little, Brown Award for crime fiction at the University of East Anglia (UEA). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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2015 Saltire Literary Awards shortlists unveiled

Kate Atkinson, Michel Faber and Irvine Welsh feature on the shortlists for the 2015 Saltire Literary Awards, with two new awards introduced this year: The Fiction Book of the Year and Non-Fiction Book of the Year. The new prizes were created for the Awards in place of last year's Literary Book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sofie Laguna wins 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award

She's known for her children's books and plays, but The Eye of the Sheep changed everything for Laguna. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

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2015 Lambda Literary Awards in Photos

The 27th annual Lambda Literary Awards, held June 1, drew a record 550-plus attendees to the Great Hall at Cooper Union, in New York City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New award targets Scandinavian crime fiction

A new prize for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel of the Year, the Petrona Award, has announced its... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Literary Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find literary fiction literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Literary Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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BEA 2015: 'Mandela An Audio History' Takes Top Honors at 2015 Audie Awards

Mandela: An Audio History won the award for Audiobook of the Year, and Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book took home the prize for Distinguished Achievement in Production Thursday night at the 20th annual Audie Awards Gala in New York City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kick off Pride Month by reading these Lambda Literary Award winners.

For over 30 years, Lambda Literary has been celebrating LGBTQ literature. This vital organization has been an advocate and support system for LGBTQ writers, their communities, and their stories. In lieu of an in-person ceremony, Lambda Literary will be hosting a series of virtual happy hours all... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Yes, Literary Fiction With Happy Endings Exists: Here are 20 Must-Read Examples

If you think lit fic endings are all sorrow or question marks, think again. Here are some happy literary fiction books that will leave you hopeful. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Here are the winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, one of the Arab world’s major literary prizes.

The Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, among the most esteemed and lucrative literary prizes in the Arab world, recognized winners across seven categories today. This year marks the 14th edition of the awards, each of which comes with a cash prize of $204,000. These awards acknowledge literary and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Women's Prize for Fiction awards ceremony postponed to September

The Women's Prize for Fiction award ceremony has been postponed until September because of the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Brian De Palma and Susan Lehman deliver a silly, fun pastiche of hard-boiled crime fiction

“Are Snakes Necessary?” is exactly what you’d expect from a maestro of violent sexploitation. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners

More than US$330,000 in prize money is attached to the annual PEN America Literary Awards, each of which is selected by a separate jury. The post PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Martin Edwards wins 2020 Diamond Dagger award for crime writing

Martin Edwards has won the 2020 Diamond Dagger award for writers of “sustained excellence making significant contributions to crime writing”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The L.A. Times announces its 2019 Book Prize finalists and a new award for science fiction.

It’s an exciting year for the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes! This will be its 40th year of celebrating the literary community. The Times announced their 2019 Book Prize finalists today; the winners will be announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on April 17th. Additionally, bestselling crime... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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New Literary Prize Will Award $150,000 to a Female Novelist

The Carol Shields Prize is an effort to raise the visibility of women writers, in part with a sum that far exceeds many other book awards. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Damp, wrinkly, virile: Here are this year’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award nominees.

Now that High Book Award Season is coming to a close (right??), we can focus on the prize that really matters: Literary Review‘s Bad Sex in Fiction Award. Since 1993, the UK-based magazine has “honored the year’s most outstandingly awful scene of sexual description in an otherwise good novel.”... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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