Former English teacher wins £10,000 Trapeze publishing contract

A former English teacher has won a £10,000 publishing contract with Trapeze as first prize in the ‘Write your own Love Story’ competition the publisher ran with dating website eharmony to celebrate the latter’s 10th anniversary. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Awards: Cal Flyn Wins the £10,000 Young Writer of the Year Honor

Frequently given shortlist and longlist attention, Cal Flyn's socio-ecological study 'Islands of Abandonment' wins Young Writer of the Year. The post Awards: Cal Flyn Wins the £10,000 Young Writer of the Year Honor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-01 17:30:05 UTC ]
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UK publishers donate 10,000 books to restock Mosul library after ISIS attack

UK publishers have donated more than 10,000 books through Book Aid International to the University of Mosul Library since it was destroyed by an ISIS attack. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-31 21:55:16 UTC ]
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Hughes wins £10,000 Encore Award for The Wild Laughter

Caoilinn Hughes has won the £10,000 RSL Encore Award for her "grand feat of comic ingenuity” The Wild Laughter (Oneworld). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fourth Estate wins 10-publisher auction for French sensation I Hate Men

Fourth Estate has won a 10-publisher auction for Pauline Harmange’s I Hate Men, which caused a storm on its release in France, with calls for it to be banned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-27 13:23:29 UTC ]
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Michele Kirsch wins £10,000 RSL Christopher Bland Prize

Michele Kirsch has won this year's Royal Society of Literature Christopher Bland Prize, for her memoir Clean (Short Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 15:40:23 UTC ]
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McGuinness wins £10,000 Encore Award for Throw Me To The Wolves

Patrick McGuinness has won the £10,000 RSL Encore Award for his “beautiful, haunting thriller” Throw Me To The Wolves (Jonathan Cape). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kathryn Hind wins £10,000 Betty Trask Prize at SoA Awards

Kathryn Hind, Stacey Halls and Okechukwu Nzelu are among the winners of this year's £100,000 Society of Author Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 22:31:09 UTC ]
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Robinson wins £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize for A Portable Paradise

Poet Roger Robinson has won the £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize for his “profoundly moving” A Portable Paradise (Peepal Tree Press), which includes a sequence of poems reflecting on the Grenfell Tower fire. The annual prize rewards the best work of fiction, non-fiction or work of poetry that best... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lesley Nneka Arimah wins £10,000 Caine Prize

Nigerian author Lesley Nneka Arimah has won the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story ‘Skinned’. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A M Heath rights assistant wins £10,000 David Miller Bursary

Prema Raj, a rights assistant at A M Heath, has won this year’s £10,000 Deborah Rogers Foundation David Miller Bursary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New £10,000 award for indie publishers launches

The Clarissa Luard Award, a new £10,000 award for independent publishing, has been set up by Arts Council England to recognise the contribution that small publishers make to literature and to celebrate the "adventurousness, innovative spirit and creativity" of independent literary publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ali Smith wins £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize

Novelist Ali Smith has won the Goldsmiths Prize, awarded for "boldly original" fiction. Smith won the £10,000 award, now in its second year, for How to be Both (Hamish Hamilton), the two-part novel which lost out to Richard Flanagan on the shortlist for this year's Man Booker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Digital publishing startup Booktrope wins $205,000 in angel investment

After Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post with his spare pocket change earlier this year, I took a look at the growth of the digital publishing industry here in the Seattle area. Booktrope, a digital publishing startup based here in Seattle, was one of the companies I chatted with... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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10,000 Publishing People at Work: South Korea’s Paju Bookcity

South Korea's Paju Bookcity is unique in the world: home to some 200 publishing companies and 10,000 publishing professionals, mere miles from the North Korea border. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The German Publishing Prize: 66 Publishers Honored, Three With €60,000 Each

With a total value of more than €1.6 million, the German Publishing Prize selects and honors socially engaged independent publishers. The post The German Publishing Prize: 66 Publishers Honored, Three With €60,000 Each appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing Scotland: 10 Newly Named International Publishing Fellows

Publishing Scotland announces a travel fellowship for 10 publishing professionals from seven countries to promote Scotland's books industry. The post Publishing Scotland: 10 Newly Named International Publishing Fellows appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing in Québec 2018: Good Times for English-Language Publishing

"There was a time when there were few English-language publishers here in Québec," says Linda Leith, president of the Association of English-language Publishers of Québec. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Inside the $10,000 treasure hunt embedded in a children's art book

The children's book "Xavier Marx and the Missing Masterpieces" is a rhyming mystery. In it are clues to find a token worth $10,000 in continental U.S. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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How Le Monde Plans to Net 150,000 English-Speaking Subscribers by 2025

In early April, the 78-year-old French news publisher Le Monde announced the launch of its first-ever English-language product, a key component of its ambitious plan to reach 1 million total digital subscribers by 2025. The publisher recently surpassed 450,000 digital subscribers, but its goal... Continue reading at AdWeek

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