Cusk, Laing and Robertson vie for £10k Goldsmiths Prize

Rachel Cusk has been shortlisted for the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize for the third time in four years while Olivia Laing and Man Booker-shortlisted poet Robin Robertson have also been nominated. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Competition Notes: Sunday Times Prize Judges, Harper Lee Legal Fiction Prize Finalists

Elif Shafak and Lucy Hughes-Hallett are named judges in London; the public is one of five judges in the Alabama-based Harper Lee Prize. The post Competition Notes: Sunday Times Prize Judges, Harper Lee Legal Fiction Prize Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s Literature Prize Becomes The Folio Prize, Valued at £40,000

The Folio Society will sponsor the newly named Folio Prize, a literature award of £40,000 to honor the best English-language fiction published in the UK. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Carrère wins first French "prize of prizes"

The first annual literary ‘prize of prizes’ has been awarded to Emmanuel Carrè... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lorelei Goulding wins Spread the Word’s 2020 Life Writing Prize

First-time writer Lorelei Goulding has won Spread the Word's Life Writing Prize, for her "heart-breaking story" Birdie. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Glasgow writer wins regional Commonwealth Short Story Prize

The regional winners of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize have been announced, with 20-year-old Reyah Martin taking the title for Europe and Canada. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Griffin and Nott make RSL Christopher Bland Prize shortlist

Anne Griffin and David Nott have made the shortlist for this year's £10,000 RSL Christopher Bland Prize, which goes to a debut author aged 50 or over. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Named Editor in Sharon, New Castle

Jeffrey Gerritt, recipient of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, has been appointed editor of the Sharon Herald and Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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The UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Submissions for 2021 Prize Cycle

Now in its 15th year of prizes, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award leadership is looking to surpass last year's  record level of submissions. The post The UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Submissions for 2021 Prize Cycle appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Daré, Nzelu and Owusu shortlisted for 2020's Desmond Elliott Prize

Debuts by authors Abi Daré, Okechukwu Nzelu and Derek Owusu have been shortlisted for the £10,000 2020 Desmond Elliott Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mark Damazer to chair the Booker Prize Foundation

Former BBC Radio 4 Controller Mark Damazer has been announced as the new chair of the Booker Prize Foundation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Shortlist revealed for Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize for unpublished work

The Wilbur & Niso Smith Foundation has announced the shortlist for the Best Unpublished Manuscript category in the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dawson's Meat Market wins the YA Book Prize

Juno Dawson has won the YA Book Prize 2020 with her “gritty and compelling” exposé of the fashion industry, Meat Market (Quercus Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lockdown is 'opportunity for systemic change', says Jhalak Prize founder

Sunny Singh, the co-founder of the Jhalak Prize, has said lockdown caused by the pandemic is an opportunity to reassess equality in the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Johny Pitts wins Jhalak prize for 'beautiful' history of black Europe

Television presenter and musician wins £1,000 prize for writers of colour, with ‘exceptionally thoughtful’ debut AfropeanExtract from Afropean: ‘It really was another world’Johny Pitts has won the Jhalak prize for his debut book Afropean, an examination of life in black communities across... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Canada’s Cundill Prize Jurors: History, Urgency, Trump

'It's so easy now to turn the past into myth,' says Pulitzer Prize -winning Cundill juror Anne Applebaum. She and her colleagues flag historical analysis amid a pathogen's assault and leadership failures. The post Canada’s Cundill Prize Jurors: History, Urgency, Trump appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Rebirth: how we moved the Jhalak Prize online

This year's Jhalak Prize winner will be announced online, a "scrappy, rough at the edges ‘ceremony’ with video clips, image cards and zoom chats". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Johny Pitts wins 2020 Jhalak Prize

Johny Pitts, writer, photographer and broadcast journalist, has won the £1,000 Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, for Afropean: Notes from Black Europe (Allen Lane). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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RWA axes RITA awards and launches new prize after racism row

The Romance Writers of America (RWA) is ditching its annual RITA Awards in favour of a new prize following a racism row that engulfed the organisation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Stephen Engelberg and Aminda Marqués González Elected Co-Chairs of Pulitzer Prize Board

Stephen Engelberg, editor-in-cheif of ProPublica, and Aminda Marqués González, president, publisher and executive editor of the Miami Herald, have been Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Evaristo, Criado Perez and Whitehead on Orwell Prize shortlists

Bernardine Evaristo, Caroline Criado Perez and Colson Whitehead are among the authors to make the Orwell Prize shortlists for its political writing and fiction awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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