Erri De Luca wins Bad Sex in Fiction Award

Erri De Luca has won the 24th annual Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award for The Day Before Happiness (Allen Lane). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bollen wins Bad Sex in Fiction award

Christopher Bollen has won the 25th annual Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award for The Destroyers (Harper). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Damp, wrinkly, virile: Here are this year’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award nominees.

Now that High Book Award Season is coming to a close (right??), we can focus on the prize that really matters: Literary Review‘s Bad Sex in Fiction Award. Since 1993, the UK-based magazine has “honored the year’s most outstandingly awful scene of sexual description in an otherwise good novel.”... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-27 15:51:03 UTC ]
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Gilbert and Costello on Bad Sex in Fiction Award shortlist

Books by Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert and Mary Costello are in the running for the Bad Sex in Fiction Award this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 13:01:15 UTC ]
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Morrissey book could win bad sex award

Former Smiths frontman, Morrissey is the hot favourite to win the 2015 Bad Sex in Fiction Award for his first novel, List of the Lost. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bad Sex award cancelled to spare people from more bad things

The Bad Sex in Fiction Award 2020 has been cancelled with organisers saying people have been “subjected to too many bad things this year” already. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-07 20:14:15 UTC ]
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Styles wins Little, Brown UEA Crime Fiction Award

Emma Styles has won the Little, Brown UEA Crime Fiction Award 2020 for her novel, No Country for Girls. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 14:41:36 UTC ]
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Writers Li, Lok, de Waal Win Big at PEN Lit Awards

On March 2 at the PEN Literary Awards ceremony, more than $330,000 in prize money and fellowships were awarded to a host of winning writers of all kinds. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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De’Shawn Charles Winslow wins 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Huge congratulations to De’Shawn Charles Winslow, who last night took home the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize for his acclaimed debut In West Mills. Winslow was presented with the prestigious prize—which has in previous years been awarded to Junot Diaz, Tiphanie Yanique, Viet Thanh Nguyen,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-11 17:00:27 UTC ]
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Bad Sex Award split between Decoin and Harvey

The Bad Sex in Fiction Award has gone to dual winners Didier Decoin and John Harvey in a Booker-style decision by the judges. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-02 20:10:24 UTC ]
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Who Will Win the National Book Award for Fiction, According to My Dad

These are some important things to know about my dad: every Halloween he dresses up in a different inflatable costume to hand out candy, he’s seen Bigfoot, he watches John Wick about once a month, he wanted to name me Elvis, and when I was younger he read all my favorite books along with me.... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Thompson-Spires Wins Hurston/Wright 2019 Award for Fiction

Authors Nafissa Thompson-Spires (fiction), Terrance Hayes (poetry), and Imani Perry (nonfiction) were the winners of the Hurston/Wright Foundation's annual Legacy Awards, presented October 18 in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Femi Kayode wins Little, Brown Award for crime fiction

University of East Anglia creative writing student Femi Kayode has won the £3,000 Little, Brown Award for crime fiction for the manuscript for his "shocking and emotional story", Lightseekers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction to CE Tobisman for ‘Proof’; Abigail Strom Wins RITA Award

This eighth annual prize in legal storytelling, created with Harper Lee's authorization, goes to CE Tobisman for her novel about a potential elder abuse case, the second book in her series about attorney Caroline Auden. The post Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction to CE Tobisman for ‘Proof’;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Electric' historical fiction wins Caledonia Novel Award

Scottish novelist Elizabeth Macneal has won this year’s Caledonia Novel Award for her "masterful" historical fiction debut, The Doll Factory, set in Victorian London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sir Vince Cable 'too good' for Bad Sex book award

The Liberal Democrat leader's novel Open Arms isn't shortlisted for the prize, despite "many" nominations. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction

Bill Clinton handed Scholastic's Dick Robinson a lifetime achievement award. 'The happy ending still beckons,' Proulx said at the National Book Awards. The post Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lawyer Up: James Grippando Wins Harper Lee Legal Fiction Award

The attorney and author James Grippando, with more than a dozen Jack Swyteck novels published, is the seventh winner of the ‘ABA Journal’ and University of Alabama School of Law’s prize.  By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 ‘My Dual Career’ he University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Child of Books wins Bologna Ragazzi Award for fiction

Walker Books' A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston has won the fiction category in the Bologna Ragazzi Award 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead wins for fiction at the National Book Awards

In a year plagued by racial tensions, Colson Whitehead took the National Book Award for fiction for his novel "The Underground Railroad," a visceral and creative imagining of a female slave's escape from slavery. Although it takes years to write a book and bring it to publication, the National... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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