First all-female shortlist for the Costa Short Story Award

A 1980s popstar, a former women’s weekly chief and an engineer are all vying for the Costa Short Story Award with an all-female shortlist for the first time. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fifth all-female shortlist for BBC Short Story Award

For a fifth time, an all-female shortlist has been unveiled for the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award, including a nod for 2013 winner Sarah Hall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book Awards Names Its Three Short Story Finalists

Three writers who work in literature and screenwriting are behind the shortlisted trio of works in the Costa honors' 2020 cycle. The post Costa Book Awards Names Its Three Short Story Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-13 22:04:22 UTC ]
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Hall gets fourth shortlisting for BBC's £15k short story award

Sarah Hall has been shortlisted for the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award for the fourth time, after winning the prize in 2013.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-11 10:46:38 UTC ]
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Kennedy shortlisted for Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for consecutive year

Louise Kennedy has made the six-strong shortlist for this year's Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for the second year running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-07 17:27:57 UTC ]
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Costa Short Story Award voting opens

Voting has opened for the 2019 Costa Short Story Award, with the public invited to pick their favourite from three stories written by mystery authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 17:05:07 UTC ]
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Ex-Waterstones bookseller shortlisted for 2019 National Short Story Award

Donald Trump and the #MeToo movement are some of the themes dominating the 20019 National Short Story Award shortlist, which features all-female writers for a sixth time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-06 17:33:37 UTC ]
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All-female shortlist for Guardian 4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize

This year’s Guardian 4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize shortlist has been announced, with an all-female list of writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-16 01:51:30 UTC ]
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Irish writers dominate Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award shortlist

The 2019 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award shortlist is dominated by Irish authors with former winner and Booker Prize longlistee Kevin Barry and relative newcomers Danielle McLaughlin and Louise Kennedy in the running for the £30,000 prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 11:15:23 UTC ]
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2016 Costa Short Story Award: public vote opens

The public vote for the 2016 Costa Short Story Award is now open and three shortlisted stories, selected from over 1,000 entires, are now available to read and listen to from the Costa Book Awards website.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Intimate, yet universal' BBC short story award shortlist revealed

Booker Prize-winner Hilary Mantel, poet and author Lavinia Greenlaw, and short story writer K J Orr have all made the shortlist for the BBC National Short Story Award with BookTrust for the second time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women dominate Sunday Times Short Story Award shortlist

Five women have made the shortlist for the £30,000 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. British newcomer Rebecca F John, whose first book will be published by Parthian this year, has been nominated for her story "The Glove Maker's Numbers", about a woman grieving over her brother, alongside... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Short Story Award identities revealed

The identities of the finalists for the Costa Short Story Award 2014 have been announced, with writers from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland making the shortlist. The shortlist was chosen by a panel of judges including writers Patrick Gale and Victoria Hislop; Richard Beard,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six finalists chosen for Costa Short Story Award

Two of the writers shortlisted for last year's Costa Short Story Award have made the final... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vickers and Okereke shortlisted for Costa short story prize

Salley Vickers and Chiome Okereke are among the authors shortlisted for the Costa Short Story... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Carnegie Award Shortlist Includes Booker, Costa Award Winners

The shortlist for this year's Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals — among the UK's top prizes for children's literature — includes several previous award-winners, making for stiff competition. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Cambridge University and First Story unveiled as BBC short story awards partners

First Story and the University of Cambridge are the new partners of the BBC’s short story awards, replacing BookTrust, in a three-year collaboration starting in 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award longlist revealed

American authors dominate the 2021 longlist for the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award, the world’s richest short story prize with £30,000 for the winner. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Runcie, Mozley and Owusu judge BBC National Short Story Award

James Runcie will chair the judges for this year's BBC National Short Story Award alongside authors Fiona Mozley and Derek Owusu. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Here is the shortlist for the 2020 Costa Book Awards.

The Costa Book Awards, inaugurated in 1971, are a set of annual literary awards, which recognize and honor British and Irish writers of the English language. The Award comes with £5,000, and the winner from each category will be announced on January 4th. This year, Evan Boland’s posthumous... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-25 16:01:53 UTC ]
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