Debut authors dominate Wellcome Book Prize longlist

The longlist has been revealed for the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize, with six debuts in line for the contest’s 10th anniversary award as memoirs dominate the non-fiction titles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies dominate Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

Independent publishers take up more than half of the Wellcome Book Prize shortlist with Canongate, Oneworld, CB Editions and the Text Publishing company all vying for the £30,000 award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wellcome Book Prize Announces Its 10th Anniversary Longlist

Almost evenly divided between fiction and nonfiction, the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize longlist features issues of gender, identity, mental health and medicine. The post Wellcome Book Prize Announces Its 10th Anniversary Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Rausing and Adébáyọ̀ make female-dominated Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

Penguin Random House has published half the titles on the female-dominated Wellcome Book Prize shortlist, with the book finalists all linked by their complex relationship with mortality. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New British books prize for BAME authors unveils inaugural longlist

The Jhalak prize lines up 12 titles – taking in fiction, history, politics and YA fantasy – showcasing ‘the strength, range and promise’ of UK writers of colour A debut novel about inherited identity, a dystopian fantasy from a former children’s laureate, a study of Indian healthcare and radical... Continue reading at The Guardian

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British authors dominate Cundill Prize longlist

Winner of the Royal Society Book Prize, Andrea Wulf, is one of four British authors to have made the six-strong longlist for the 2016 Cundill Prize for Historical Literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Debut author wins Waterstone's Children's Book Prize

Publication Date: Wed, 09/02/2011 - 20:05 Debut author Sita Brahmachari has won the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize for her coming-of-age novel about life, death, friendship and love. She was awarded the £5,000 prize this evening [9th February] for Artichoke Hearts, published by Macmillan... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Wellcome Book Prize Shortlist Announced at London Book Fair

In its unusual criteria of stories that "engage with some aspect of medicine, health, or illness," the Wellcome Prize is for fiction and nonfiction The post Wellcome Book Prize Shortlist Announced at London Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Rob Biddulph wins Waterstones ​children’s book prize 2015 with debut book Blown Away

The tale of a misplaced penguin scoops the overall prize for new and emerging authors, with Sally Green taking the teen category and Robin Stevens winning the younger fiction awardSee Rob Biddulph’s step-by-step guide to How to draw… a windy dayAn adventure story about Penguin Blue and his... Continue reading at The Guardian

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U.S. Authors Dominate Booker Prize Nominees

Six of the 13 writers in contention for the prestigious British literary award are from the United States, with novelists from Britain, Ireland and Zimbabwe also on the list. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Debuts dominate £10k Portico Prize shortlist

The shortlist for the Portico Prize for Literature has been revealed, featuring four debuts as well as titles from Andrew Hagan and Jenn Ashworth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Longlists: Young Author and Children’s Literature

Based in Abu Dhabi, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award releases the first two of its eight longlists showcasing Arabic literature, scholarship, and writing. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Longlists: Young Author and Children’s Literature appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Author of 'My Monticello' on Writing a Debut Book With Buzz

Jocelyn Nicole Johnson, at 50, is not the average age of a debut author. But the public school teacher describes herself as a “literary debutante” with the October publication of “My Monticello.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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German Book Prize Names Its 2021 Longlist: ‘A Broad Bouquet’

The longlist for the German Book Prize includes five authors' debuts, and a focus on both 'origin and history' and contemporary concerns. The post German Book Prize Names Its 2021 Longlist: ‘A Broad Bouquet’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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German Book Prize: ‘Nationwide Blind Date Readings’ With Authors

The German Book Prize announces a series of author readings running through October 1 and set in many parts of Germany. The post German Book Prize: ‘Nationwide Blind Date Readings’ With Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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McNicoll wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize with debut A Kind of Spark

Elle McNicoll has been named overall winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2021 for her debut novel A Kind of Spark (Knights Of).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Books exploring friendship and the natural world longlisted for 2021 Klaus Flugge Prize

The Klaus Flugge Prize, awarded to the "most promising and exciting newcomer" in children’s picture book illustration, has longlisted 20 books from illustrators whose debuts span friendship, love, family, the natural world and tales of daring. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Record nine debuts make the Dylan Thomas Prize longlist

A record nine debut writers have made the longlist for the £20,000 Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize, including Raven Leilani, Naoise Dolan and Gabriel Krauze. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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German Book Prize Jury Names 20 Novels to Its 2020 Longlist

'A diverse range of themes' and experimentation with form are reflected in the 2020 longlist announced by the jury of the German Book Prize. The post German Book Prize Jury Names 20 Novels to Its 2020 Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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