Content From a UK Award for Younger Writers, and a Prize for Authors Over 60

The Sunday Times/PFD prize for writers aged 18 to 35 opens a new resource, while the Paul Torday Prize will honor a debut novelist decades older. The post Content From a UK Award for Younger Writers, and a Prize for Authors Over 60 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish Author Sally Rooney Wins the UK’s Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer Prize

'Conversations With Friends' author Dubliner Sally Rooney at 26 wins the Sunday Times/PFD prize for emerging authors from the UK and Ireland. The post Irish Author Sally Rooney Wins the UK’s Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish Author Sally Rooney Wins the UK’s Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Prize

Fêted for her auspicious debut, ‘Conversations With Friends,’ Dubliner Sally Rooney at 26 is tied with Zadie Smith (2001, ‘White Teeth’) for youngest winner of the Sunday Times/PFD prize for emerging authors from the UK and Ireland. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson A Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018

With its Authors' Awards not only for younger writers but also one for a first-time novelist older than 40, the Society of Authors releases shortlists for more than £98,000 in literary awards. The post The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors

Called 'a group of novels grown from tradition but also radical and contemporary,' the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist of six books is announced in London. The post The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amid ‘the ‘Low-Level Hum of Panic,’ the UK’s Young Writer Award Names Its Jury

One juror for the 2020 Young Writer of the Year award says she hopes 'we won’t see a rash of virus or pandemic stories.' The post Amid ‘the ‘Low-Level Hum of Panic,’ the UK’s Young Writer Award Names Its Jury appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Eight Writers Awarded $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prizes

The winners of the 2020 Windham-Campbell Prizes have been announced. Each will receive $165,000 each to support their work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Four Debuts Shortlisted for UK’s Times/Warwick Young Writer Award

Two titles from Hachette imprints, one from Pan Macmillan and one from Penned in the Margins are shortlisted for this year's Young Writer of the Year Award. The post Four Debuts Shortlisted for UK’s Times/Warwick Young Writer Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-05 06:45:00 UTC ]
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Benefits of The Booker Prize and Other Literary Awards for Writers (Besides the Money)

It's the height of literary award season and WD senior editor Amy Jones considers what prizes like The Booker Prize have to offer readers and writers. The post Benefits of The Booker Prize and Other Literary Awards for Writers (Besides the Money) by Amy Jones appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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UK’s Polari Book Prize Names Its 2019 Longlists: Two Awards, 12 Contenders

Narrowing down its longlists, the now double-award Polari Prize program names a doze titles for its shortlists. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Two Prizes, Two Shortlists n June 10, the dual-award Polari Prize program announced the longlists for its 2019 cycle in honoring... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Northern Writers’ Awards winners share £55,000 prize pot

Writers including Tara Guha, Adam Bennett-Lea and James Harris are amongst the winners of this year’s Northern Writers’ Awards, administered by New Writing North. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 19:17:21 UTC ]
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Tony Horwitz Dies at 60; Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author

A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Jokha Alharthi awarded Man Booker International Prize, the first Arabic-language author to win

Jokha Alharthi and Marilyn Booth have won the 2019 Man Booker International Prize for "Celestial Bodies," a coming-of-age novel written by Alharthi and translated from Arabic by Booth. Organizers of the literary prize, given annually to a work of fiction translated into English, made the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-21 22:50:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Young Writer Prize Opens for Submissions and Remixes Its Sponsors

The newly renamed Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award opens today (April 12) for submissions as it announces its new sponsorship regime. The post The UK’s Young Writer Prize Opens for Submissions and Remixes Its Sponsors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s Sunday Times/PFD Award Names Adam Weymouth Young Writer of the Year

'A really outstanding new contemporary British voice': The Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer Award jurors are adamant in their praise for this year's winner. The post The UK’s Sunday Times/PFD Award Names Adam Weymouth Young Writer of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Costa Book Awards Shortlists: Half Debuts, £35,000 in Prize Money

The Costa Book Awards for 2018 drew a record 641 entries across the program's five categories. In January, the five category winners will be announced, followed  by the overall winner's ceremony. The post The UK’s Costa Book Awards Shortlists: Half Debuts, £35,000 in Prize Money appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Myers, Aw and Mozley among 31 writers honoured with Society of Authors Awards

Tash Aw, Jesse Greengrass and Fiona Mozley are among the 31 winners of the Society of Authors 2018 Authors' Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Last chance for UK authors to win European Book Prize before Brexit

This is the last year that British authors are likely to be eligible to enter the European Book Prize (Prix du Livre Européen), with the UK's exit from the European Union looming in March 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times book prizes awarded to literary veterans, emerging authors

Abortion, gun violence, the global refugee crisis and the degradation of the Great Lakes were among the subjects of books honored Friday at the 38th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. The awards were presented at USC’s Bovard Auditorium on the eve of the two-day L.A. Times Festival of Books,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Awards for women, writers of colour, small presses – why are there so many books prizes?

There are so many literary prizes these days that they could be regarded as an industry in their own right – but they’re needed to change the status quoHow many literary prizes are there in the UK today? To Wikipedia’s tally of around 70, I can immediately add half a dozen more – and still they... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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