Carty-Williams, Azumah Nelson and Ellams to headline Spread the Word festival

Writers including Candice Carty-Williams, Caleb Azumah Nelson, Inua Ellams and Sara Jafari are to feature at Spread the Word's one-day festival, celebrating diversity and creativity in Deptford, south-east London. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-10 08:43:25 UTC ]
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Azumah Nelson and Nolan vie for Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award

The Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Trust Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist has been revealed featuring Megan Nolan, Costa Prize-winning Caleb Azumah Nelson and Cal Flynn among others.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-23 07:16:43 UTC ]
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PRH dominates Costa Book Awards as Azumah Nelson and Fuller win categories

Penguin Random House has dominated the Costa Book Awards 2021 category winners, with two Viking authors among the victors—Caleb Azumah Nelson and John Preston—along with Fig Tree's Claire Fuller and Manjeet Mann, with only Bloodaxe Books' Hannah Lowe preventing a clean sweep.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-04 12:23:06 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams and Halls named in Women's Prize under-35 spotlight

The Women’s Prize and Good Housekeeping have unveiled their 10 most promising female authors under 35 including Candice Carty-Williams, Stacey Halls, Abigail Dean and Chibundu Onuzo.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-30 17:01:54 UTC ]
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Antrobus and Welsh to headline Paisley Book Festival

Graeme Macrae Burnet, Raymond Antrobus and Louise Welsh are among authors headlining next year's Paisley Book Festival, which will celebrate literature inspired by or written in Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-25 02:14:48 UTC ]
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Morpurgo, Armitage and Hussain headline Tring Festival

Authors including Michael Morpurgo, Poet Laureate Simon Armitage and Nadiya Hussain are on the bill at Tring Festival this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 14:41:32 UTC ]
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Shafak and Evaristo to headline Manchester Literature Festival

Elif Shafak and Bernardine Evaristo are among a roster of authors confirmed for the Manchester Literature Festival 2021, which is taking place as an in-person event in October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-01 17:41:52 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams to create Queenie drama series for Channel 4

Channel 4 has commissioned Candice Carty-Williams to create a drama series based on her hit novel Queenie (Trapeze).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-24 10:55:19 UTC ]
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Balls, Evaristo and Rani to headline Ilkley Literature Festival

Ed Balls, Bernardine Evaristo and Anita Rani will headline the Ilkley Literature Festival this October.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-19 01:03:49 UTC ]
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Rankin, Mukherjee and McDermid to headline Bloody Scotland Festival

Scottish crime scene heavy weights Ian Rankin (pictured), Abir Mukherjee and Val McDermid are among authors appearing at the Bloody Scotland crime festival, taking place this year as a hybrid event in Stirling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 08:39:13 UTC ]
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Battacharya wins Spread the Word Life Writing Prize

Santanu Battacharya has won Spread the Word’s Life Writing Prize 2021, with "The Nicer One", hailed by judges as a "gut-punch of a piece". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 14:59:56 UTC ]
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Spread the Word to fundraise for Saint Vincent volcano devastation

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[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-20 11:44:05 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury spreads word with industry-exclusive proof for The Other Black Girl

Bloomsbury has launched its marketing and publicity campaign for Zakiya Dalila Harris' publishing-set novel, The Other Black Girl, with a proof going exclusively to industry professionals. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-01 04:30:21 UTC ]
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Aspiring writers, enter that prize. Even if you don't win, you'll be seen | Candice Carty-Williams

Simply submitting your story to be read by someone who knows talent when they see it is important for so many reasonsWriting prizes are massively important for aspiring and emerging writers. I think they are vastly more important than literary prizes. So many aspiring writers don’t have access... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-03 07:00:18 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams, Shukla and Malik shorylisted for first Diverse Book Awards

Candice Carty-Williams, Nikesh Shukla and Ayisha Malik are among authors shortlisted for this year's inaugural Diverse Book Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-02 16:05:26 UTC ]
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Spread the Word launches London Writers Awards 2021

Submissions are now open for Spread the Word's 2021 London Writers Awards, which this year focus on developing authors of literary fiction, commercial fiction, YA/children’s fiction and narrative non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-18 03:44:16 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams, O'Leary and Winterson shortlisted for Comedy Women in Print Prize

Novelists including Candice Carty-Williams, Beth O'Leary and Jeanette Winterson are in the running for the Comedy Women in Print Prize (CWIP). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-16 13:06:20 UTC ]
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Michaela Coel plays the first on-screen writer I can relate to | Candice Carty-Williams

I May Destroy You skewers the weirdness of fandom and captures just how terrifying the publishing industry can beMichaela Coel’s critically acclaimed new TV series I May Destroy You (BBC One), the journey of a young woman uncovering and trying to deal with sexual trauma, is a show that I fall... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-11 07:00:06 UTC ]
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Evaristo and Carty-Williams become first black authors to win top British Book awards

Candice Carty-Williams and Bernardine Evaristo take book of the year and author of the year categories, as publishers face criticism for treatment of black authorsCandice Carty-Williams and Bernardine Evaristo have become the first black authors to win the top prizes at the British Book awards,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-29 17:45:42 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams' Queenie wins Book of the Year at British Book Awards

Candice Carty-Williams has become the first black female writer to win Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 15:02:06 UTC ]
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