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'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-06 04:59:56 UTC ]
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Here is the shortlist for the 2021 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

The Center for Fiction has just announced its shortlist for the 2021 First Novel Prize. The seven titles were selected from a longlist of twenty-seven debut novels, all published in the US between January 1 to December 21. The prize, first established in 2006, celebrates the best debut fiction... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-28 17:25:35 UTC ]
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Two for Cape on Laurel Prize shortlist

The four-strong shortlist for this year's Laurel Prize for nature and eco-poetry has been announced, with two nominations for Jonathan Cape titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-26 07:25:12 UTC ]
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Cundill History Prize shortlist 'shines light' on race and empire

The eight shortlisted books for this year's Cundill History Prize shine a light on race, class, empire, revolution and memory, showing "the range and insight of current history writing". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 10:34:54 UTC ]
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The German Book Prize’s 2021 Shortlist: Six ‘Artistically Outstanding Novels’

Said to demonstrate 'an immense delight and expertise in storytelling,' the German Book Prize shortlist will yield to a winner on October 18. The post The German Book Prize’s 2021 Shortlist: Six ‘Artistically Outstanding Novels’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-21 12:15:56 UTC ]
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Nadifa Mohamed is sole British writer to make Booker prize shortlist

The author of The Fortune Men will now compete with five other novelists from South Africa, Sri Lanka and the US for the 2021 awardAlex Clark explores how the Booker shortlist tunes in to the worries of our ageJust one British author has made the shortlist for this year’s Booker prize: Nadifa... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-14 15:25:06 UTC ]
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British Academy Book Prize Announces Its 2021 Shortlist

With the Al-Rodhan partnership funding having run its course, the British Academy now carries this nonfiction prize forward. The post British Academy Book Prize Announces Its 2021 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-07 08:41:21 UTC ]
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William Collins scores two on £25k British Academy Book Prize shortlist

The shortlist for the £25,000 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding has been revealed with William Collins titles making up half the nominated books.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-06 23:47:10 UTC ]
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Russell, MacBride and Parks make McIlvanney Prize shortlist

Craig Russell, Stuart MacBride and Alan Parks have joined two debut writers on the McIlvanney Prize shortlist, which honours the best in Scottish crime fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-31 06:10:56 UTC ]
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Von Reinhold and Ní Ghríofa win £10k James Tait Black prizes

Shola Von Reinhold has won the James Tait Black Prize for Fiction for "tour de force" debut Lote (Jacaranda), while Doireann Ní Ghríofa has taken the Biography award for the "luminous" A Ghost in the Throat (Tramp Press). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-25 04:22:39 UTC ]
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Putin's People shortlisted for Pushkin House Russian Book Prize

Catherine Belton's book Putin's People (William Collins) has been shortlisted for the £10,000 annual Pushkin House Russian Book Prize, awarded to "the best non-fiction writing in English on the Russian-speaking world".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 17:20:56 UTC ]
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4thWrite short story prize reveals ‘engaging and provocative’ 2021 shortlist

Seeking out the best new Black, Asian and minority ethnic writers, this year’s finalists range across continents to show ‘the best of what stories can do’The fallout from civil war invades the London home of a high-flying Sri Lankan couple. An elderly Jamaican woman faces up bravely to the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-29 11:00:30 UTC ]
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Ali Smith wins £10k Pleasure of Reading Prize

Ali Smith has won the inaugural Pleasure of Reading Prize, in recognition of her body of work. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 20:56:05 UTC ]
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The shortlist for this year’s Arthur C. Clarke Award is all debuts.

The Arthur C. Clarke Award, which recognizes the best science fiction novel first published in the United Kingdom during the previous year, has released their 2021 shortlist—and for the first time in the award’s 35-year history, the shortlist is entirely made up of debut novels. “As we announce... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-06-30 16:03:59 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-30 15:03:18 UTC ]
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Six debuts shortlisted for Arthur C Clarke Award

Six debut novels make up the Arthur C Clarke Award for science fiction shortlist for the first time in the award's 35-year history.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-30 02:00:15 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury and Granta claim three each on Orwell Prize shortlists

Bloomsbury and Granta have three titles each shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing, and Political Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-28 23:46:28 UTC ]
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Fraser and Hindley win £10k Oscar's Book Prize

The Littlest Yak by debut author Lu Fraser and illustrator Kate Hindley (Simon & Schuster Children’s Books) has won the £10,000 Oscar’s Book Prize 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 04:12:57 UTC ]
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International Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the International Booker Prize, an award for the best translated work of fiction, includes two books each translated from French and Spanish, and one each from Russian and Danish. The winner will be announced June 2. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Allen Lane bags two on £40k Wolfson History Prize shortlist

Allen Lane has two titles shortlisted for the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize, which celebrates excellence in research and historical writing combined with readability for a wider audience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-21 02:05:49 UTC ]
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Indies dominate KPMG Children's Books Ireland Award shortlist

Independent Irish publishers account for five of the eight shortlisted titles for this year's KPMG Children's Books Ireland Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-08 16:07:19 UTC ]
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