Edmund White will receive a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation.

The National Book Foundation announced today that it will award its 2019 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to Edmund White. “A master of narrative and craft across fiction, journalism, memoir, and more, White has built a career defined by its indelible impact on many literary forms,” said David Steinberger, Chairman of the Board […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-12 16:03:13 UTC ]
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Walter Mosley will receive the National Book Foundation’s lifetime achievement award.

How about some terrific morning literary news to brighten your day? Is that a “yes” I hear? Well, today the National Book Foundation announced that Walter Mosley, author of the highly-regarded Devil in a Blue Dress, will be awarded the 2020 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-10 15:03:19 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy will posthumously receive the National Book Foundation’s lifetime achievement award.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced extraordinary news for an extraordinary prize: The late president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, Carolyn Reidy, will be the recipient of its Literarian Award at the 2020 National Book Awards. The lifetime achievement award, which honors... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-08 16:43:46 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy to receive a lifetime achievement honor at the 2020 National Book Awards

Carolyn Reidy, the late president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, will receive the Literarian Award, the National Book Foundation announced today. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-08 14:14:51 UTC ]
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Congratulations to National Book Foundation Lifetime Honoree Edmund White

Every now and then, Edmund White stops by my house for a party. A long-time non-drinker, he often arrives and leaves early, but in that short window, when he’s sitting on a stool or a chair or on the sofa, a little line forms. One by one men—and they’re usually men—enter the room, see him, […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-20 09:47:55 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Nigel Newton, founding CEO of Bloomsbury, is to receive a London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'huge contribution to the book industry.' The post Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-24 13:50:23 UTC ]
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Nigel Newton to receive London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award 2020

Nigel Newton, founder and chief executive of Bloomsbury Publishing will be presented with the London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-23 20:55:13 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Prize finalists include Joyce Carol Oates and Ta-Nehisi Coates; John Rechy receives lifetime achievement award

Finalists for the 2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes include Joyce Carol Oates, Ron Chernow, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jesmyn Ward. The awards will be presented on the campus of USC on April 20, the eve of the L.A. Times Festival of Books. Finalists for the book prizes, which are awarded in 10... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Annie Proulx To Receive US National Book Foundation’s Distinguished Contribution Award

Hailed for grasp of 'the beauty and complexities of rural America,' Annie Proulx is to be the 30th laureate of the National Book Foundation's top honor. The post Annie Proulx To Receive US National Book Foundation’s Distinguished Contribution Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Choi, Broom and Sze among National Book Award winners; Teicher and White honoured

Last night’s 70th National Book Awards in New York saw Susan Choi, Sarah M Broom, Arthur Sze, Laszlo Krasnahorkai and Martin W Sandler annnounced as winners, respectively, in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, translated literature, and young people’s literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 10:45:49 UTC ]
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Thomas Kinsella to receive Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award

Irish poet Thomas Kinsella, 90, has been chosen as the recipient of 2018's Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Opens Its 2018 Award Submissions and Names Judging Panels

Twenty-five judges will produce 50 longlisted titles, then 25 shortlisted books, and finally five winners of the 2018 National Book Awards, this year with the all-new Translation Literature prize among them. The post National Book Foundation Opens Its 2018 Award Submissions and Names Judging... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Raymond Briggs receives BookTrust's lifetime achievement award

​Raymond Briggs has been awarded this year’s BookTrust lifetime achievement award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In pictures: Judith Kerr receives BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award

See pictures from the ceremony awarding Judith Kerr, the author behind classic children’s books such as The Tiger Who Came to Tea, the BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chakrabarti joins judges for Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award

One of Britain’s leading human rights campaigners and former director of political pressure group Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti, has joined the judging panel for this year’s Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gail Rebuck to receive LBF Lifetime Achievement Award

Chair of Penguin Random House UK, Baroness Gail Rebuck, is set to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 from the London Book Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacqueline Wilson to receive lifetime achievement award

Dame Jacqueline Wilson is to be presented with this year’s J M Barrie Award for “a lifetime of unforgettable writing for children”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paul Durcan receives Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement award

Contemporary Irish poet Paul Durcan will be honoured with the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards.   Durcan will be presented with the award on Wednesday 26th November at a ceremony in Dublin. He will join past recipients of the award,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ursula K. Le Guin to Receive NBF Lifetime Achievement Award

Neil Gaiman will present the medal to Le Guin at the 65th National Book Awards ceremony on November 19, in New York City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Herralde to receive LBF Lifetime Achievement Award

The London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award for 2012 will be awarded to Jorge Herralde,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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