First £40,000 Folio Prize Shortlist Dominated by Americans

North Americans dominate the eight books vying for this year’s inaugural £40,000 Folio book prize from the UK, which is open to all English-language titles. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Literature Prize Becomes The Folio Prize, Valued at £40,000

The Folio Society will sponsor the newly named Folio Prize, a literature award of £40,000 to honor the best English-language fiction published in the UK. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Poets dominate the shortlist for the £30,000 Dylan Thomas Prize.

Here is the shortlist for this year’s Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize. In its fifteenth year, the Dylan Thomas Prize is one of the UK’s most prestigious literary awards, as well as the largest literary prize for young writers (that means age 39 and under). Congratulations to the finalists!... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-07 13:39:50 UTC ]
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Burns and Stagg shortlisted for £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize

Man Booker Prize winner Anna Burns and Guy Stagg are among the eight authors shortlisted for the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize with indie publishers dominating this year’s award.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rathbones Folio Prize increases prize money to £30,000

The Rathbones Folio Prize will increase its prize money to £30,000 after receiving renewed sponsorship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s the shortlist for the £10,000 Ondaatje Prize.

Today, the shortlist for the Royal Society of Literature’s Ondaatje Prize was announced. This £10,000 prize is awarded every year to a book—be it fiction, nonfiction, or poetry—that best evokes the spirit of a place. In other words: here’s a great reading list for armchair travel if you are... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-20 15:33:02 UTC ]
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Debut poets dominate £30k Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize shortlist

The work of young and experimental poets dominates this year's Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize, worth £30,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 21:43:32 UTC ]
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Indies dominate 2020 International Booker Prize shortlist

Four indie publishers—Fitzcarraldo, Charco Press, Europa and Faber & Faber—have made the six-strong shortlist for 2020's £50,000 International Booker Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 22:06:39 UTC ]
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Zadie Smith and Ben Lerner shortlisted for Rathbones Folio Prize 2020

Zadie Smith and Ben Lerner are among the eight authors shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-25 23:52:49 UTC ]
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Indies dominate Collyer Bristow Prize 2019 shortlist

Indie presses dominate this year’s shortlist for the Collyer Bristow Prize 2019 for debut fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-11 13:55:09 UTC ]
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Orion dominates £10,000 Thumping Good Read Award shortlist

Orion dominates the seven-strong shortlist for W H Smith's Thumping Good Read Award with two titles up for the £10,000 prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-31 14:39:00 UTC ]
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SoA Awards prize money hits £100,000 as Longford shortlist revealed

The prize money for this year’s Society of Authors’ Awards will exceed £100,000 for the first time, say organisers, as the  Elizabeth Longford Prize shortlist is unveiled. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stibbe and Doyle make female-dominated Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize shortlist

Nina Stibbe and Roddy Doyle have been nominated for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction, on a shortlist that is dominated by women. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker International Prize shortlist sees Tokarczuk nominated again as women dominate

Indie publishers and women, including last year’s winner Olga Tokarczuk, dominate the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize shortlist, revealed on Tuesday (9th April). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women dominate Commonwealth Short Story Prize shortlist

Female authors dominate this year’s Commonwealth Short Story Prize, with 15 women making up the 21-strong line-up and two British authors in the mix.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies dominate Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

Independent publishers take up more than half of the Wellcome Book Prize shortlist with Canongate, Oneworld, CB Editions and the Text Publishing company all vying for the £30,000 award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Costa Book Awards Shortlists: Half Debuts, £35,000 in Prize Money

The Costa Book Awards for 2018 drew a record 641 entries across the program's five categories. In January, the five category winners will be announced, followed  by the overall winner's ceremony. The post The UK’s Costa Book Awards Shortlists: Half Debuts, £35,000 in Prize Money appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PRH dominates Science Book Prize shortlist

Penguin Random House has nearly a clean sweep of titles on the The Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize shortlist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Rathbones Folio Prize Shortlist Is Announced, as ‘Evolved’ Booker Debate Flares Again

In a contentious turn of events, the Rathbones Folio Prize shortlist announcement prompts criticism of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, while the Rathbones prize, itself, admits US entries, as the Booker does. The post The Rathbones Folio Prize Shortlist Is Announced, as ‘Evolved’ Booker Debate... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Rausing and Adébáyọ̀ make female-dominated Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

Penguin Random House has published half the titles on the female-dominated Wellcome Book Prize shortlist, with the book finalists all linked by their complex relationship with mortality. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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