De’Shawn Charles Winslow wins 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Huge congratulations to De’Shawn Charles Winslow, who last night took home the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize for his acclaimed debut In West Mills. Winslow was presented with the prestigious prize—which has in previous years been awarded to Junot Diaz, Tiphanie Yanique, Viet Thanh Nguyen, and Tommy Orange, to name but a few—by former […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Center for Fiction Names 2019 First Novel Prize Shortlist

The Center for Fiction named its 2019 First Novel Prize shortlist this morning. The post Center for Fiction Names 2019 First Novel Prize Shortlist appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-09-26 17:53:27 UTC ]
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Here are the seven shortlisted debut novels for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Lit Hub is excited to announce the shortlist for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. This year’s judging panel included Tommy Orange, Emma Straub, Monique Truong, Maaza Mengiste, and Claire Messud. They are: De’Shawn Charles Winslow, In West Mills Chia-Chia Lin, The Unpassing Julia... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-26 13:59:29 UTC ]
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Center for Fiction Names 2019 First Novel Prize Longlist

The Center for Fiction announced its 2019 First Novel Prize Longlist yesterday. The award is given to the “best debut novel published between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31 of the award year,” and the prize-winning author receives $10,000. Here is the 2019 longlist (featuring many titles from our 2019 Book... Continue reading at The Millions

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Here’s the Center for Fiction’s 2019 First Novel Prize longlist.

The Center for Fiction just announced the longlist for this year’s best debut novel. The shortlist will be announced in September and the winner will be announced in December at The Center for Fiction’s Annual Benefit and Awards Dinner at its new, spacious, happening location in Brooklyn.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-25 16:41:15 UTC ]
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De’Shawn Charles Winslow on how his debut novel’s antiheroine has family roots

De'Shawn Charles Winslow discusses "In West Mills," his novel following a woman struggling with alcoholism in the fictional town of West Mills, N.C. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-23 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Aspen Words Prize Longlist of 16 Titles for 2019 Prize in Issue-Driven Fiction

This is the second year of operation for the Aspen Words Literary Prize, which stresses fiction that has social impact, work specifically addressing contemporary issues. The post Aspen Words Prize Longlist of 16 Titles for 2019 Prize in Issue-Driven Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ian Williams Wins 2019 Giller Prize

Ian Williams has won the C$100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada's most prestigious and richest award for fiction, for his debut novel, 'Reproduction,' published by Random House Canada. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ian Williams wins the 2019 Scotiabank Giller prize for debut novel

Ian Williams has won the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada's richest literary award for fiction, for his novel Reproduction.  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-11-19 03:04:37 UTC ]
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Julia Lovell wins 2019 Cundill History Prize

British author and translator of Chinese literature Julia Lovell has won the 2019 Cundill History Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 22:58:18 UTC ]
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Thompson-Spires Wins Hurston/Wright 2019 Award for Fiction

Authors Nafissa Thompson-Spires (fiction), Terrance Hayes (poetry), and Imani Perry (nonfiction) were the winners of the Hurston/Wright Foundation's annual Legacy Awards, presented October 18 in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chadwick and McMillan win 2019 Polari Prizes

Angela Chadwick and Andrew McMillan have won the 2019 Polari Prizes, celebrating work that explores the LGBT experience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-22 03:42:03 UTC ]
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Saša Stanišić Wins 2019 German Book Prize

Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is the 2019 German Book Prize winner for 'Origins,' about recollection and identity. The post Saša Stanišić Wins 2019 German Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Atwood, Evaristo Jointly Win the 2019 Booker Prize

Both 'The Testaments' by Margaret Atwood, and 'Girl, Woman, Other,' by Bernardine Evaristo, were judged to be worthy of the 2019 Booker Prize. The two authors will split the £50,000 prize money. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tokarczuk, Handke Win 2018, 2019 Nobel Prizes

Polish author Olga Tokarczuk has won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature, and Austrian author Peter Handke has won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Steven Camden wins CLiPPA 2019 poetry prize

Spoken word artist Steven Camden has won this year’s £1,000 CLiPPA (Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award) with his poetry collection Everything All At Once (Macmillan Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-03 13:47:22 UTC ]
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Burns and Radden Keefe win Orwell Prize 2019

Anna Burns and Patrick Radden Keefe have won the Orwell Prize 2019, with both their books about the Troubles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sissay wins PEN Pinter Prize 2019

Poet and performer playwright Lemn Sissay has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize, with judges praising his ability to "forge beautiful words and a thousand reasons to live and love".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sara Barnard wins the YA Book Prize 2019

Sara Barnard has won The Bookseller's YA Book Prize in its fifth year for her "unflinching" and "utterly riveting" contemporary novel about the impact of a teacher-student relationship, Goodbye, Perfect (Macmillan Children's Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-30 13:18:19 UTC ]
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Burns tipped to win Women's Fiction Prize

Anna Burns is the bookies' favourite to win the £30,000 Women's Prize for Fiction, with the latest odds from William Hill putting Milkman (Faber) at 6/4.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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