Child, Busby and Sissay join 2020 Booker Prize judging panel

Lee Child will be a judge for the 2020 Booker Prize, it has been revealed, joining a panel including author Lemn Sissay and chaired by Margaret Busby. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-06 23:36:24 UTC ]
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Booker tightlipped amid speculation Lee Child will judge 2020 prize

The Booker Prize has remained tightlipped over speculation that Lee Child will join the judging panel for the 2020 prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 09:45:34 UTC ]
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Hodgkinson to chair 2020 International Booker Prize judging panel

Submissions have opened today for the 2020 International Booker Prize, with a judging panel to be chaired by the Southbank Centre’s Ted Hodgkinson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-10 19:52:26 UTC ]
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David Nicholls joins Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award 2020 judging panel

Bestselling author and screenwriter David Nicholls has joined the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award 2020 judging panel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dermot O'Leary joins Oscar's Book Prize judging panel

TV presenter and children's author Dermot O'Leary will join Horrid Henry author Francesca Simon and children's book consultant Jake Hope on the judging panel of Oscar’s Book Prize for 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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McGregor joins 2019 judging panel for David Cohen Prize

Novelist Jon McGregor will help to judge the £40,000 David Cohen Prize for Literature as part of the newly unveiled panel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Calder and Florence join 2019 Man Booker judging panel

The 2019 Man Booker Prize for Fiction judges have been announced, with book trade heavyweights Peter Florence and Liz Calder on the panel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mozley joins judges panel for 2019's Northern Book Prize

Fiona Mozley, author of Man Booker shortlisted debut Elmet (John Murray), has been announced as one of the judges of the 2019 £5,000 Northern Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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McDermid to join Man Booker judging panel

The panel of judges for the 2018 Man Booker Prize will include crime writer Val McDermid and feminist writer and critic Jacqueline Rose. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Owusu to chair Desmond Elliott Prize judging panel

Writer and poet Derek Owusu is to chair the judging panel for the National Centre for Writing's (NCW) £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for debut novels.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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MacGregor, Bari and Mabanckou named Booker Prize judges

The 2022 Booker Prize judging panel will be chaired by writer and broadcaster Neil MacGregor and features academic and broadcaster Shahidha Bari alongside historian Helen Castor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Suleyman and Lawrence join 2022 Jhalak Prize judges

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Douglas Stuart Wins the 2020 Booker Prize for ‘Shuggie Bain’

One of four debut novelists among the six writers shortlisted this year, Stuart wins for 'Shuggie Bain,' also a National Book Award finalist. The post Douglas Stuart Wins the 2020 Booker Prize for ‘Shuggie Bain’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-19 20:23:21 UTC ]
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'Shuggie Bain' Wins 2020 Booker Prize

'Shuggie Bain' by novelist Douglas Stuart has won the 2020 Booker Prize, making it only the second book by a Scottish writer to win the prize in the Booker's 51-year history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Here are the bookies’ odds for the 2020 Booker Prize.

Apparently, this week is the Super Bowl for the book world (or at least the book world media). Which means you need to do two things to prepare: assemble your snacks (check) and place your bets. Six novels are up for the Booker Prize, the biggest literary prize in the UK, which comes complete... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Barack Obama and Duchess of Cornwall join Booker Prize ceremony

Barack Obama, the Duchess of Cornwall and Kazuo Ishiguro will be among the star speakers at this year's Booker Prize ceremony. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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International Booker Prize reveals 2021 judges

The International Booker Prize has revealed its judging panel for next year's award, to be chaired by cultural historian and novelist Lucy Hughes-Hallett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sissay, Taddeo and Mendez longlisted for Gordon Burn Prize 2020

Lemn Sissay, Lisa Taddeo and Paul Mendez have been longlisted for this year's Gordon Burn Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Greenlaw to chair T S Eliot Prize judging panel

The T S Eliot Foundation has announced the panel of judges for this year's poetry prize, which will be chaired by poet and author Lavinia Greenlaw. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The 2020 International Booker Prize Shortlist is mostly women (again).

Today, the Booker Prize committee announced the shortlist for this year’s International Booker Prize—awarded annually to the best book written in any language, translated into English, and published in the UK or Ireland. The prize, £50,000, will be split evenly between author and translator of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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