Carnegie Award Shortlist Includes Booker, Costa Award Winners

The shortlist for this year's Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals — among the UK's top prizes for children's literature — includes several previous award-winners, making for stiff competition. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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UK: The 49th Costa Book Awards Name Category Winners

The five category winners of the 2020 Costa Book Awards are announced, with the 'book of the year' honor to come later this month. The post UK: The 49th Costa Book Awards Name Category Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Indies dominate Costa Book Award winners

Indies dominate the Costa Book Awards 2020 category winners, with two Faber & Faber authors among the victors—Natasha Farrant and Ingrid Persaud—along with Monique Roffey, Lee Lawrence, and the late Eavan Boland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Here is the shortlist for the 2020 Costa Book Awards.

The Costa Book Awards, inaugurated in 1971, are a set of annual literary awards, which recognize and honor British and Irish writers of the English language. The Award comes with £5,000, and the winner from each category will be announced on January 4th. This year, Evan Boland’s posthumous... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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The Costa Book Awards Program Announces Its 2020 Shortlists

Twenty writers from the United Kingdom and Ireland have been chosen from an initial pool of 708 Costa Book Award entries. The post The Costa Book Awards Program Announces Its 2020 Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Inaugural Staunch Book Prize winner Serong shortlisted again for 2020 award

The first winner of the Staunch Book Prize, Jock Serong, has been shortlisted again for the 2020 award, in a year that sees indie publishers well represented.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Costa Book Awards Names Its 2019 Category Winners

With a total purse of £60,000 (US$79,000), the Costa Book Awards' first winners are in the five categories. One of this group will be named the overall winner on January 28. The post Costa Book Awards Names Its 2019 Category Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Blackman and Carty Williams compete on Costa Book Award shortlists

Candice Carty-Williams, Malorie Blackman and Rowan Hisayo Buchanan are among the 20 authors shortlisted for this year’s Costa Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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2019 Booker Shortlist Includes Atwood, Rushdie

Two former winners, Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie, both made the cut—a week before Atwood's book, 'The Testaments,' has even been published. Lucy Ellmann, Bernardine Evaristo, Chigozie Obioma, and Elif Shafak are also still in the race. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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First all-female shortlist for the Costa Short Story Award

A 1980s popstar, a former women’s weekly chief and an engineer are all vying for the Costa Short Story Award with an all-female shortlist for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rooney crowned youngest ever Costa Novel Award winner

Irish novelist Sally Rooney, 27, has become the youngest author ever to win the Costa Novel Award for her second novel Normal People (Faber), a coming-of-age love story the judges said "will electrify any reader". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The UK’s Costa Book Awards Shortlists: Half Debuts, £35,000 in Prize Money

The Costa Book Awards for 2018 drew a record 641 entries across the program's five categories. In January, the five category winners will be announced, followed  by the overall winner's ceremony. The post The UK’s Costa Book Awards Shortlists: Half Debuts, £35,000 in Prize Money appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Costa’s Book Award: Five Category Winners in the UK, One To Win Book of the Year

Now in line for the overall Costa Book of the Year award–to be announced January 30–the five Costa category winners include three titles from HarperCollins UK imprints. The post Costa’s Book Award: Five Category Winners in the UK, One To Win Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Man Booker Prize shortlist includes some surprises

The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize, considered one of the most prestigious fiction awards in the world, was revealed Wednesday. Three American authors made the cut from the longlist: George Saunders, for “Lincoln in the Bardo”; Paul Auster, for his novel “4 3 2 1”; and Emily Fridlund for... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors

Called 'a group of novels grown from tradition but also radical and contemporary,' the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist of six books is announced in London. The post The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Costa Book Awards’ Category Winners Contend for Book of the Year

Ireland's Sebastian Barry, already a two-time Costa winner, may be on track again for the program's Book of the Year at the end of the month. The post Costa Book Awards’ Category Winners Contend for Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Women Lead The Five Costa Book Award Shortlists

Two-thirds of the shortlisted candidates in the UK's Costa Book Awards are women. And three in one category are former winners. The post Women Lead The Five Costa Book Award Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Kate Atkinson shortlisted for Costa Book Awards

Costa has revealed its shortlists for the 2015 Costa Book Awards, featuring 12 women and eight men, with authors spanning an age range of 27–68 across its five award categories: novel, first novel, biography, poetry and children’s. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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All-women shortlist for Costa Novel Award

Writer Kate Atkinson joins an all-female shortlist for the Costa Novel Award, one of five... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Booker Prize winner: Murder mystery wins prestigious award

Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton wrote an 832-page murder mystery set in Catton's homeland, New Zealand. This is the last year that the Man Booker Prize will be open only to writers from the former British Empire. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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