Clark and Montes win Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Journalist Philip Clark and novelist and essayist Javier Montes have been named as the winners of the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award, at a reception at the British Library.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-01 10:40:51 UTC ]
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Festival for Working Class Writers calls for book club titles

The Festival for Working-Class Writers' team are on the lookout for books to promote as part of their new book club, which launches in 2022. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-08 23:43:53 UTC ]
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Northern Writers’ Awards open with new prize from Myers

The Northern Writers’ Awards has opened for submissions with a chance to win a share of £40,000 in development opportunities as former winner Benjamin Myers (pictured) launches a new short story category.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 20:45:57 UTC ]
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Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award shortlist revealed

Yasmine Awwad, Sophie Meadows and Mathelinda Nabugodi have been shortlisted for the Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award, chosen from 983 entries this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-01 09:27:14 UTC ]
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Hay and Women's Prize win Culture Recovery Fund cash

The Hay Festival and the Women's Prize are some of the literature organisations to have benefitted from the latest round of the government’s Culture Recovery Fund administered through Arts Council England.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-22 05:55:21 UTC ]
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Dusapin, Espada, Lo, Miles, and Mott Win 2021 National Book Awards

On November 17, author, comedian, and Tiny Reparations Books publisher Phoebe Robinson presided over the second virtual National Book Awards ceremony in a row and the first under the Foundation's new executive director, Ruth Dickey. Martín Espada and Jason Mott were among the night's winners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Guatemala's F&G Editores Wins AAP International Freedom to Publish Award

Guatemala's F&G Editores publishing house has won the 2021 Association of American Publishers International Freedom to Publish | Jeri Laber Award. The publisher's founder, Raúl Figueroa Sarti, and his colleagues have been threatened with censure and worse by the Guatemalan government and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Wisconsin Booksellers Win 'PW's Star Watch Award

Gretchen Treu and Wes Lukes, co-owners of A Room of One’s Own in Madison, Wis., were named the 2021 Superstars at last night’s virtual celebration of PW Star Watch, a program that honors up-and-coming creatives in the book business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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ALCS Educational Writers' Award shortlist revealed

Titles exploring climate change, expressing difficult emotions and exploring the wonders of the scientific world have been shortlisted this year for the Society of Authors (SoA) and Authors’ Licensing & Collecting Society (ALCS) Educational Writers’ Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-16 00:18:25 UTC ]
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London’s Young Writer Award of the Year Names Its Jurors

The updated schedule for the United Kingdom's Young Writer of the Year Award will put its shortlist and winners' announcements into the new year. The post London’s Young Writer Award of the Year Names Its Jurors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-10 14:50:29 UTC ]
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Working Class Writers' Festival seeks publisher sponsorship for 2022

The Working Class Writers' Festival is urging publishers to demonstrate their commitment to diversity by investing in sponsorship for next year's event.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-10 12:00:51 UTC ]
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John Agard wins BookTrust’s Lifetime Achievement Award

BookTrust will today (9th November) present John Agard with this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony in London.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-08 03:20:40 UTC ]
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Children's book on Governor General's Literary Award short list a win for Indigenous publishing, author says

A children's book shortlisted for a 2021 Governor General's Literary Award was written by a University of Guelph associate professor who specializes in the history of Indigenous Peoples and illustrated by an Ojibway multidisciplinary artist. ... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-11-02 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Clifford wins Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing

Ellen Clifford has won the Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing with her book The War on Disabled People: Capitalism, Welfare and the Making of a Human Catastrophe (Zed Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-29 01:12:22 UTC ]
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McLean wins £20k Kindle Storyteller Award

Thriller author Rachel McLean has won the £20,000 Kindle Storyteller Award for her novel The Corfe Castle Murders  after a "record number" of submissions.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-23 09:39:42 UTC ]
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Third time lucky as Caldwell wins BBC National Short Story Award

Lucy Caldwell has won the BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University, a prize she has been nominated for three times.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-20 02:07:31 UTC ]
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Boyle wins Amazon Publishing New Voices Award

Journalist and writer Darren Boyle has won Capital Crime's Amazon Publishing New Voices Award for his thriller The Black Pool, which is set in contemporary Dublin and follows a journalist who ventures deep into the murky world of gang-organised tiger raids. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-19 15:51:36 UTC ]
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Sarah Winman wins inaugural £10k InWords Literary Award

Sarah Winman has won the inaugural InWords Literary Award, for her "transcendent, utterly humane" novel Still Life (Fourth Estate). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-17 15:33:39 UTC ]
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Hyo-eun wins at World Illustration Awards

Korean author Kim Hyo-eun has won the Professional Children’s Publishing category of the World Illustration Awards 2021, with her book I Am the Subway, translated by Deborah Smith and published in the UK by Scribble. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-13 05:13:06 UTC ]
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National Centre for Writing and British Council to award £50k for international projects

The National Centre for Writing (NCW) and British Council has announced they will award more than £50,000 to collaborative projects from UK and international literature organisations and practitioners.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-12 00:28:03 UTC ]
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Hamish Hamilton's Chukwu wins at Black British Business Awards

Hannah Chukwu, assistant editor at PRH imprint Hamish Hamilton, has won the Arts & Media Rising Star award at this year's Black British Business Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-07 21:27:46 UTC ]
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