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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Femi Kayode | 'I've gotten a bit frustrated by the Western-model of crime fiction'

Femi Kayode’s début novel, which is based on the real-life lynching of four undergraduates in Nigeria, is the first title in a forthcoming series from Raven Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Espionage novel bags Little, Brown UEA Crime Fiction Award

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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

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Who Will Win the National Book Award for Fiction, According to My Dad

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Thompson-Spires Wins Hurston/Wright 2019 Award for Fiction

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Cavanagh wins Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award

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Liam McIlvanney wins Scottish crime book of the year award

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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

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'Electric' historical fiction wins Caledonia Novel Award

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Bollen wins Bad Sex in Fiction award

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Little, Brown acquires award-winning Rosewater trilogy

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Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction

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Erri De Luca wins Bad Sex in Fiction Award

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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

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Held in the South for the first time, crime and mystery fiction's annual convention mixed literary prizes and barbecue with programming focused on everything from traditional hardboiled crime novels to short fiction and international mysteries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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