Center for Fiction Debuts Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers

The Center for Fiction announced the establishment of the Susan Kamil Award for Emerging Writers, a new award to honor the memory and influence of the late Kamil, who was former executive v-p and publisher of the Random House imprint. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Virago acquires debut from Frances Greenslade

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 29/03/2011 - 21:39 Virago has acquired a debut novel by Canadian author Frances Greenslade, pre-empting the title within 24 hours. Publisher Lennie Goodings acquired UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) through Bill Hamilton at A M... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shaun Tan wins Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2011

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 30/03/2011 - 07:28 Illustrator and author Shaun Tan has won the largest prize for children's and YA literature. Tan will receive the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2011, for SEK 5m (£500,000), at a presentation at the Stockholm Concert Hall... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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RHCB acquires Simon Mayo debut

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 25/03/2011 - 11:55 Random House Children's Books has acquired a debut children's novel by BBC Radio 2 presenter Simon Mayo. Editorial director Kelly Hurst acquired world all language rights in the two-book deal through Sam Copeland at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld signs three from debut author Lamb

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 22/03/2011 - 08:30 Transworld has acquired three novels by debut author Victoria Lamb, all set in the time of Elizabeth I's reign. Publishing director Selina Walker bought world rights in the trilogy from agent Luigi Bonomi, and will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Julian Barnes awarded David Cohen Prize

Publication Date: Fri, 18/03/2011 - 08:20 Three-times Man Booker-shortlisted author Julian Barnes has been awarded the £40,000 David Cohen Prize for Literature for his lifetime’s achievement in literature. Barnes was presented with the award by chair of judges Mark Lawson at a gala ceremony at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hothouse Fiction expands team

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 17/03/2011 - 15:51 Creative agency Hothouse Fiction is expanding its team to increase output and extend its international sales, especially into the US. Hothouse, which develops commercial series fiction for children aged five years and older,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Epicurious Wins ASME's General Excellence Digital Ellie Award

The American Society of Magazine editors today unveiled the winners of its second-ever Digital Ellies awards. Conde Nast's Epicurious took the award in the General Excellence category as well as top honors in the category of Interactive Tool. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Hardback fiction added to UK's shopping basket

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 14:47 Adult hardback fiction books have been added to the basket of goods that the government uses to calculate the cost of living in the UK. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Historical Writers Association launches

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 15:47 Transworld/Bantam novelist Manda Scott has formed the Historical Writers’ Association as a forum for writers and to promote the genre. The internet-based group, which already boasts around 100 members including authors Simon... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sonny Mehta to receive LBF Lifetime Achievement Award

Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 09:44 Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Alfred A Knopf, is to be awarded the eighth Lifetime Achievement Award in International Publishing by London Book Fair. Mehta has published authors including Thomas Mann, Willa Cather, Albert Camus, John Updike, Toni... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sceptre spends six figures on debut author

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 04/03/2011 - 10:14 Sceptre has signed a six-figure deal for two novels by debut author Jess Richards, including Snake Ropes, set on an island "off the edge of the map". Deputy publisher Jocasta Hamilton made the deal for UK and Commonwealth... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Emma Henderson picked as first Orange New Writers title

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 01/03/2011 - 15:50 The Orange New Writers Book of the Month promotion launches today [1st March] featuring Emma Henderson as the first writer to receive a month-long promotion in Waterstone's. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Record entries for indie award

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 25/02/2011 - 08:35 The Bookseller has received a record number of entries to its Best Independent of the Year Award, sponsored by Gardners. More than 40 indies across the UK and Ireland submitted entries in a bid to win £5,000. The award... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Digital Ellie Award Nominations Announced

The National Magazine Awards for Digital Media 2011 finalists have been announced by Sid Holt, chief executive of the American Society of Magazine Editors. The awards will be presented on March 16th, 2011. Nicknamed the Digital Ellies because of the Alexander Calder stabile "Elephant" given to... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Donaldson, Hutchinson and MacPhail win Royal Mail Awards

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 08:40 Julia Donaldson, Barry Hutchinson and Catherine MacPhail have been named the winners of Scotland's largest children's book prize, the 2010 Royal Mail Awards for Scottish Children's Books. More than 16,000 children voted for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jamie top, while Faulks boosts fiction

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 22/02/2011 - 16:01 Sales of Jamie Oliver’s Jamie’s 30-minute Meals (Michael Joseph) fell 22% week-on-week, but its 39,118 sale in the seven days to 19th February is easily strong enough to ensure it spends another week (its 17th in total) at the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin and Hachette win at PPC awards

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 16/02/2011 - 07:00 Penguin and Hachette were the big winners at the Publishers Publicity Circle awards, each coming away with three awards. The ceremony was held at Dolada in central London last night (15th February); the awards are given to the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Myrmidon acquires Commonwealth Writers Prize shortlistee

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 16/02/2011 - 06:35 Independent publisher Myrmidon has bought world English language rights (excluding South Africa) to a novel shortlisted for the 2010 Commonwealth Writers Prize. Ed Handyside, publisher and founder, bought the rights to Trespass... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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ABM Announces Recipients of Crain, Timothy White, and McAllister Fellowship Awards

ABM has announced the 2011 recipients for its Crain, Timothy White and McAllister Fellowship Awards, honoring editorial excellence. Wyatt Kash, content director/editor for 1105 Events and executive director at the FOSE Institute, will receive the Crain Award, which honors an individual who has... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Jamie scores double non-fiction number ones

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 15:59 TV chef Jamie Oliver has achieved the rare feat of topping both the hardback and paperback non-fiction bestseller lists, helping publisher Penguin score number ones across all four of The Bookseller's main bestseller lists—the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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