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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Thames & Hudson’s Strata wins Alice Award

Thames & Hudson has won the $25,000 (£18,428) Alice Award for Strata: William Smith’s Geological Maps, co-published with Chicago Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-06 00:13:02 UTC ]
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Whitfield wins Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award for 'compelling' debut

Debut author Clare Whitfield has been awarded the Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award 2021 for People of Abandoned Character (Head of Zeus), a fresh take on the Jack the Ripper story. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-01 19:46:40 UTC ]
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Hay Festival announces free autumn schools programme

Hay Festival has unveiled its free autumn programme for schools including a dedicated Winter Weekend, in-person Beacons Project and Welsh Scribblers Tour events.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 22:26:58 UTC ]
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Nicaragua has ordered the arrest of award-winning author Sergio Ramírez.

State prosecutors in Nicaragua have ordered the arrest of one of the country’s most prominent writers, Sergio Ramírez, accusing the 78-year-old novelist of inspiring hatred and conspiring to destabilize Nicaragua. With only two months to go until the presidential elections in November, dozens of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-10 15:58:45 UTC ]
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Rebanks and Dent win at Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards

James Rebanks, Grace Dent and Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley are among the winning authors of the annual Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-09 18:03:27 UTC ]
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First Sky Arts RSL Writers Award winners announced

The RSL has announced the recipients of the inaugural 2021 Sky Arts RSL Writers Awards, which celebrate and nurture British writers of colour at the beginnings of their careers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 17:54:16 UTC ]
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Struan Murray, Ben Horslen Win the UK’s Branford Boase Award

The illustrated debut novel 'Orphans of the Tide' wins the 2021 Branford Boase Award, which honors both authors and their editors. The post Struan Murray, Ben Horslen Win the UK’s Branford Boase Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-15 20:44:40 UTC ]
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Tasmanian author Amanda Lohrey wins prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award for The Labyrinth

Amanda Lohrey's novel about a woman who isolates herself yet finds connection has won the 2021 Miles Franklin Literary Award. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-07-15 06:31:16 UTC ]
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Choi wins £30k Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

American author Susan Choi has won the 2021 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award with her "luminous" story "Flashlight". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-09 16:07:00 UTC ]
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Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival apologises for absence of female writers of colour

The organisers of the 2021 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival have apologised for not including any female writers of colour in the programme . Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-02 16:32:23 UTC ]
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Adeola and Bryon win at UKLA Awards

Dapo Adeola and Nathan Bryon have won the age three to six category at the UKLA Awards, the annual national book prize judged by teachers, with Look Up! (Puffin). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 18:44:26 UTC ]
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The shortlist for this year’s Arthur C. Clarke Award is all debuts.

The Arthur C. Clarke Award, which recognizes the best science fiction novel first published in the United Kingdom during the previous year, has released their 2021 shortlist—and for the first time in the award’s 35-year history, the shortlist is entirely made up of debut novels. “As we announce... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-06-30 16:03:59 UTC ]
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Six debuts shortlisted for Arthur C Clarke Award

Six debut novels make up the Arthur C Clarke Award for science fiction shortlist for the first time in the award's 35-year history.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-30 02:00:15 UTC ]
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Donaldson, Sissay and Persaud win at Indie Book Awards

Julia Donaldson, Sara Ogilvie, Lemn Sissay, Ingrid Persaud and Jasbinder Bilan have won prizes at the Indie Book Awards, held as part of Independent Bookshop Week's celebrations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-26 13:47:44 UTC ]
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The UK’s Young Writer Award Gains Charlotte Aitken Trust Sponsorship

The Young Writer Award led by the Sunday Times in the United Kingdom now is sponsored by the Charlotte Aitken Trust. The post The UK’s Young Writer Award Gains Charlotte Aitken Trust Sponsorship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-18 12:15:40 UTC ]
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McMullan and Millwood Hargrave win Society of Authors awards

Thomas McMullan, Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Fredrik Logevall are among the writers and illustrators who have won awards from the Society of Authors this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 09:31:45 UTC ]
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How to watch Charles Yu explore his award-winning novel at the L.A. Times Book Club

National Book Award winner Charles Yu discusses 'Interior Chinatown' with Times film critic Justin Chang at the L.A. Times Book Club Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-05-27 20:58:15 UTC ]
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Hughes wins £10,000 Encore Award for The Wild Laughter

Caoilinn Hughes has won the £10,000 RSL Encore Award for her "grand feat of comic ingenuity” The Wild Laughter (Oneworld). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Luiselli wins Dublin Literary Award for Lost Children Archive

Mexican author Valeria Luiselli has won the €100,000 Dublin Literary Award for her novel Lost Children Archive (4th Estate), the world's most valuable prize for a single novel published in English. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-19 15:32:45 UTC ]
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How Charles Yu fights anti-Asian hate and Hollywood stereotypes in his award-winning novel

Charles Yu, the National Book Award-winning author of 'Interior Chinatown,' joins the L.A. Times Book Club in a chat with film critic Justin Chang. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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