Deesha Philyaw Wins 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award

'The Secret Lives of Church Ladies' by Deesha Philyaw, which was published by West Virginia University Press, has won the 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Two PEN/Faulkner Foundation Award Winners: Deesha Philyaw and Charles Baxter

A debut and a long-honored veteran of short stories take the 2021 top honors provided by the Washington-based PEN/Faulkner Foundation. The post Two PEN/Faulkner Foundation Award Winners: Deesha Philyaw and Charles Baxter appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Zimbabwean novelist Dangarembga wins PEN Pinter Prize 2021

Zimbabwean novelist, playwright, filmmaker and activist Tsitsi Dangarembga has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2021 for her "cultural significance" charting "the development of Zimbabwe from a British colony to an autocratic and troubled-free state". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists

A total of more than US$380,000 goes to the winners of to be selected from this year's finalist lists, which include 20 debut works. The post PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Here are the finalists for the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards.

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AAP PROSE Awards: ‘Ancient Maya Politics’ Wins 2021 Hawkins Honor

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Italy’s ‘Telephone Tales’ Wins the 2021 Batchelder Translation Award

Antony Shugaar's tranlsation of 1962 Italian picture book 'Telephone Tales' by Gianni Rodari and Valerio Vidali wins ALA's 2021 Batchelder Award. The post Italy’s ‘Telephone Tales’ Wins the 2021 Batchelder Translation Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Writers Li, Lok, de Waal Win Big at PEN Lit Awards

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PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings

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Long Soldier, Zhang, Le Guin Win At 2018 PEN Literary Awards

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Eight award-winning writers pen eerie tales for English Heritage

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Struan Murray, Ben Horslen Win the UK’s Branford Boase Award

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Tasmanian author Amanda Lohrey wins prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award for The Labyrinth

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Choi wins £30k Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

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Whitaker and Ægisdóttir triumph in 2021 CWA Dagger awards

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