Five questions for... Kit de Waal

Kit de Waal talks to us about her reimagining of Moby Dick, Becoming Dinah, which is the launch title for Orion Children’s Books’ new YA feminist series, Bellatrix.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-04 01:27:59 UTC ]
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BBC One to adapt Kit de Waal's My Name is Leon into film

BBC One will adapt Kit de Waal's novel My Name is Leon (Simon & Schuster) into a film. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 20:59:15 UTC ]
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Kit de Waal named FutureBook Person of the Year

Author and campaigner Kit de Waal has been named FutureBook Person of the Year, sponsored by Mosaic Search and Selection. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 07:31:44 UTC ]
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FutureBook Person of the Year—Kit de Waal

"When Philip Jones did a call-out for nominations for the 2019 Futurebook Person of the year, just one name leapt to mind." Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 05:41:57 UTC ]
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Jenny Eclair and Kit de Waal champion Listening Books

Authors Jenny Eclair, Kit de Waal, Sally Gardner and Bali Rai have been made ambassadors for national audiobook charity Listening Books as it marks its 60th anniversary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 18:56:21 UTC ]
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Kit de Waal's Common People hits crowd-funding target

Kit de Waal's anthology Common People, providing a platform for new working class writers, is now fully crowd-funded for publication with Unbound.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kit de Waal wins £13k Irish Book of the Year

Kit de Waal has won the €15,000 (£13,100) Kerry Group Irish Book of the Year for her "heartfelt and far-sighted" fiction work My Name is Leon (Viking). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kit de Waal: Interview

First-time author Kit de Waal tells Caroline Carpenter why her strongly backed début novel, My Name is Leon, is true to life.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morrison-Burke named inaugural Kit de Waal scholar

Former Birmingham poet laureate Stephen Morrison-Burke has been selected for the inaugural Kit de Waal scholarship which offers a budding writer from a low-income household or a marginalised background a place on Birkbeck's creative writing MA. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chatto signs Edmund de Waal's 'extraordinary' Camondo story

Chatto & Windus has signed Letters to Camondo, an “extraordinary” book penned by Edmund de Waal during the first lockdown that tells the story of the Jewish Camondo family in Paris. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-07 20:38:23 UTC ]
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Faulks and de Waal judge Young Writer of the Year Award

Sebastian Faulks, Kit de Waal and Tessa Hadley are among the judges for this year's Sunday Times and University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 10:25:47 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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'We are all more than our label'; Kit de Wall accepts FutureBook Person of the Year award

"We are all more than our labels", Kit de Waal has said, urging publishers to "take a leap of faith" and hire more diversely, on accepting her award as FutureBook Person of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 08:48:24 UTC ]
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Davies and De Waal among Sunday Times Audible Short Story judges

Authors Carys Davies and Kit de Waal will be among the judges for this year’s Sunday Times Short Story Award, which this year is sponsored for the first time by Audible. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self and De Waal join WoWFest 2019 line-up

Liverpool’s longest-running literature festival has revealed its programme for 2019 with Will Self and Kit De Waal joining the line-up.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Millwood Hargrave and de Waal reimagine classics for Bellatrix launch

Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Kit de Waal are reinterpreting Dracula and Moby Dick for their first titles to be published on Orion Children’s Books’ new YA feminist series, Bellatrix. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kettle and de Waal sponsor low-income entrants to writing prize

Authors including Kit de Waal and Kathryn Kettle have paid for more than 150 entries to a writing prize from low-income authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Millwood Hargrave and de Waal front new feminist YA series Bellatrix

Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Kit de Waal are fronting a new feminist teen YA series from Hachette Children’s Group, called Bellatrix. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McBride, de Waal and Rooney to write short stories for Faber collection

Eimear McBride, Kit de Waal and Sally Rooney are among the writers from "Ireland's current golden age" who are to feature in an anthology for Faber. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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