Double win for Ian Rankin as inaugural Capital Crime festival hailed a success

Six hundred people flocked to London’s inaugural Capital Crime festival over the weekend, with Ian Rankin scooping two awards at the Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-29 16:13:14 UTC ]
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Primadonna Prize shortlist unveiled as inaugural festival hailed a success

The shortlist for the inaugural Primadonna Prize has been unveiled at the Primadonna Festival weekend, dedicated to championing women writers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-06 00:40:37 UTC ]
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Capital Crime launches digital festival

Capital Crime has launched a digital festival to showcase crime and thriller writers and offer readers the opportunity to connect with authors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-13 04:47:29 UTC ]
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Capital Crime festival to return to London for second year

Capital Crime will return to London for a second year following the success of the 2019 festival.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-22 12:48:12 UTC ]
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Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival holds inaugural library conference

This year’s Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival will host an inaugural library conference, with speakers including Ann Cleeves and Arts Council England c.e.o. Darren Henley. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cole praises 'diverse' Capital Crime line-up as Rankin and Mukherjee join bill

Martina Cole has praised the line-up for London's new crime and thriller festival Capital Crime as organisers reveal further names for the inaugural event, including Cole, Ann Cleeves, Ian Rankin, Abir Mukherjee and Leye Adenle.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Peter James and Lynda La Plante to headline new festival Capital Crime

Peter James and Lynda La Plante have been announced as headline guests at Adam Hamdy and David Headley's new London-based crime and thriller festival, Capital Crime 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Capital Crime to launch online festival

Capital Crime, Adam Hamdy and David Headley's new London-based crime and thriller festival, is launching a new initiative: Capital Crime Digital. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Martin Edwards wins 2020 Diamond Dagger award for crime writing

Martin Edwards has won the 2020 Diamond Dagger award for writers of “sustained excellence making significant contributions to crime writing”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-23 13:21:42 UTC ]
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Taneja wins inaugural Clean Prose residency

The inaugural Postscript Woman of Colour Residency at London co-writing space Clean Prose has been awarded to Middle Grade writer Avantika Taneja. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 23:10:16 UTC ]
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Dohle hails 'successful' 2019 for PRH in year end letter to staff

Penguin Random House c.e.o. Markus Dohle has hailed the company's acquisitions and investments and called on the firm to leverage its "unique role in the world as a force for good", in a year end letter to staff.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 04:25:11 UTC ]
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Nikesh Shukla and Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers to appear at first Paisley Book Festival

Author Nikesh Shukla will join broadcaster Kirsty Wark to headline the inaugural Paisley Book Festival in February 2020, with contributions also coming from Emma Jane Unsworth and the Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 15:25:12 UTC ]
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Aridjis and Paris win £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Chloe Aridjis and Daniel Saldaña Paris have won the £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award for their unpublished novels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 00:24:39 UTC ]
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Ian Williams wins Canada’s prestigious Giller Prize for his debut novel.

Ian Williams, winner of this year’s $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his debut novel Reproduction, began his acceptance speech Monday night with an emotional tribute. “Margaret Atwood over there is the first book I bought with my own money at a bookstore in Brampton,” he told the audience.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 20:30:03 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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Hasin wins Dialogue deal with inaugural Mo Siewcharran Prize victory

Sarvat Hasin has won the inaugural Mo Siewcharran Prize for unpublished authors from BAME backgrounds, securing a deal with Dialogue Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 23:59:10 UTC ]
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Craven wins CWA Gold Dagger; No Exit takes inaugural publisher's award

Novelist M W Craven has won the prestigious Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger for best crime novel of the year for The Puppet Show (Constable/Little, Brown). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 19:31:10 UTC ]
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Bernardine Evaristo doubles lifetime sales in five days after joint Booker win

Almost 6,000 copies of Girl, Woman, Other sold in the week after Evaristo’s win alongside Margaret AtwoodBernadine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other more than doubled its lifetime sales in the week following its Booker prize win, with joint winner The Testaments by Margaret Atwood also flying off... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-22 16:25:45 UTC ]
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Inaugural Paisley Book Festival to launch next year

Paisley will host its first ever book festival in February 2020, honouring the "brilliant political thinkers and creatives that have long been associated with the area", say organisers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-22 11:53:08 UTC ]
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