Ellman and Barr make Saltire Literary Awards shortlist as new prizes introduced

Booker nominated Lucy Ellman and journalist Damian Barr have made the shortlist for the 2019 Saltire Literary Awards, which this year will feature two brand new prizes.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-25 15:48:05 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-29 01:46:22 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Welsh, Robertson and Kay on 2018 Saltire Literary Awards shortlists

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[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Welsh, Kelman and Fagan shortlisted at 2016 Saltire Society Literary Awards

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2015 Saltire Literary Awards shortlists unveiled

Kate Atkinson, Michel Faber and Irvine Welsh feature on the shortlists for the 2015 Saltire Literary Awards, with two new awards introduced this year: The Fiction Book of the Year and Non-Fiction Book of the Year. The new prizes were created for the Awards in place of last year's Literary Book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 03:11:14 UTC ]
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Macfarlane, Shafak and Robinson make Ondaatje Prize shortlist

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Here are the winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, one of the Arab world’s major literary prizes.

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[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-08 15:14:35 UTC ]
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Saltire Society unveils shortlist for new Scottish book cover award

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Chisholm, Hood and McLaren make Bookbug Picture Book Prize shortlist

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Booker Prize longlistee Oyinkan Braithwaite has made the shortlist for the 2019 Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards with Ian Rankin and Matt Wesolowski each bagging two nominations.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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