Daniel Shand wins 2017's Betty Trask Prize

Daniel Shand has been named the winner of this year's £10,000 Betty Trask Prize for his darkly comic novel Fallow (Sandstone Press) at the Society of Authors’ annual awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kathryn Hind wins £10,000 Betty Trask Prize at SoA Awards

Kathryn Hind, Stacey Halls and Okechukwu Nzelu are among the winners of this year's £100,000 Society of Author Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 22:31:09 UTC ]
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Christofi debut wins £10k Betty Trask Prize

Debut novelist Alex Christofi from Dorset has won the £10,000 Betty Trask Prize at the Society of Authors annual Authors' Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michael Redhill Wins 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize

Redhill was awarded the Scotiabank Giller Prize and its attendant C$100,000 purse for his novel 'Bellevue Square' (Doubleday Canada) on November 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daniel Beer wins $75k Cundill History Prize

British historian Daniel Beer has been named as the 2017 winner of the $75,000 (£56,820) International Cundill History Prize – the richest in non-fiction for a single work in English. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ford wins RSL VS Pritchett Short Story Prize 2017

Emily Ford has won the £1,000 RSL VS Pritchett Short Story Prize 2017 for her short story "The Hikers". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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George Saunders Wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

Saunders, the second American to win the £50,000 fiction award, was honored for 'Lincoln in the Bardo,' his first novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kazuo Ishiguro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature 2017

In its citation, the Swedish Academy commended Ishiguro as an author "who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author David Grossman and Translator Jessica Cohen Win the 2017 Man Booker International Prize

British-born translator Jessica Cohen and Israeli author David Grossman share the £50,000 Man Booker International purse for 'A Horse Walks Into a Bar.' The post Author David Grossman and Translator Jessica Cohen Win the 2017 Man Booker International Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alderman's The Power wins 2017 Baileys Women's Prize

Naomi Alderman has won the £30,000 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for her feminist science fiction novel The Power (Viking). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published debut on Betty Trask Prize shortlist

The Society of Authors has announced its shortlist for this year’s £10,000 Betty Trask Prize - including for the first time a self-published novel, Speak its Name by Kathleen Jowitt.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Romeo Oriogun wins 2017 Brunel International African Poetry Prize

Romeo Oriogun from Nigeria has won 2017's £3,000 Brunel International African Poetry Prize for his "complex and ultimately beautiful" writing on masculinity, sexuality and desire in the face of LGBT criminalisation and persecution. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize

The agency, formed by three publishing houses, this year has captured both the 'adult' Finlandia Prize and the junior prize in children's literature. The post Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British writers can’t win the big US prizes, so why can Americans win the Booker? | Tibor Fischer

Opening the prize to global competition has been good for its profile, good for US writers - and a problem for novelists here and from the CommonwealthTonight the five judges of the Man Booker prize will announce this year’s winner. It was also the votes of five judges that chose the winners at... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Haratischvili's epic family tale wins Women in Translation Prize

The Warwick Prize for Women in Translation has been won by The Eighth Life (for Brilka) by Nino Haratischvili, translated from German by Charlotte Collins and Ruth Martin (Scribe). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Carrie Jade Williams wins Bodley Head and FT essay prize

The Bodley Head and the Financial Times have announced Carrie Jade Williams as the winner of their eighth annual essay prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Let it flow: A Dog Pissing at the Edge of a Path wins 42nd Diagram Prize

Canada triumphs for the first time at for the oddest book title of the year gong. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Brown's 'joyous' Beatles biography wins Baillie Gifford Prize

Craig Brown has won the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction with his “joyous” One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time (Fourth Estate), which judges said “reinvented the art of biography”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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