Granta signs second 'exhilarating' novel from Desmond Elliott winner Blakemore

Granta Books has signed a second "electric" novel from A K Blakemore, whose debut The Manningtree Witches won the Desmond Elliott Prize 2021 and is a Waterstones Book of the Month for November. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-01 16:54:33 UTC ]
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Blakemore wins £10k Desmond Elliott Prize for 'stunning' debut

A K Blakemore has won the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for her "stunning" historical fiction novel The Manningtree Witches (Granta Books).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 17:06:17 UTC ]
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Desmond Elliott Prize: King Lear retelling named winner

Her debut novel was rejected by publishers multiple times before winning the Desmond Elliott Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

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Diane Seuss, Joshua Cohen, Andrea Elliott among Pulitzer Prize winners in books

Times Book Prize winners Diane Seuss and Ada Ferrer were among the 2022 Pulitzer Prize-winning authors. Joshua Cohen won in fiction for 'The Netanyahus.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Owusu to chair Desmond Elliott Prize judging panel

Writer and poet Derek Owusu is to chair the judging panel for the National Centre for Writing's (NCW) £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for debut novels.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber signs fantasy 'middle-grade debut of the year' from FAB winner McCurdy

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Allen Lane signs Covid-19 account from Pulitzer winner Wright

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Viking signs Pulitzer Prize-winner's 'historic biography' of Malcolm X

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Owusu wins Desmond Elliott Prize for That Reminds Me

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This year’s Desmond Elliott shortlist features all black writers.

The Desmond Elliott Prize is awarded annually to a writer whose first novel is written in English and published in the UK. Since 2007, it has supported and heralded new writers; the honor comes with a £10,000 prize. It’s heartening to see, especially right now, that this year the Desmond Elliott... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Daré, Nzelu and Owusu shortlisted for 2020's Desmond Elliott Prize

Debuts by authors Abi Daré, Okechukwu Nzelu and Derek Owusu have been shortlisted for the £10,000 2020 Desmond Elliott Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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First #Merky Books novel makes Desmond Elliott Prize longlist

The first novel to be published by Stormzy’s new imprint #Merky Books, That Reminds Me by poet and podcaster Derek Owusu, has been longlisted for the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for debuts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Granta signs Partlett's non-fiction debut about New York's Fire Island

Granta has signed non-fiction debut Written in the Sand by British poet and essayist Jack Parlett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walker signs GBBO winner's children's cookbook

​Walker Books will publish "The Great British Bake Off" winner David Atherton's children's cookbook.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Granta signs Evelina Santangelo's 'powerful' novel

Granta Books has acquired award-winning Sicilian author Evelina Santangelo's powerful novel, From Another World. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Granta signs Daisy Lafarge in two-book deal

Granta Books has snapped up the debut poetry collection and debut novel of Betty Trask and Eric Gregory award-winning poet and writer Daisy Lafarge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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David Fickling Books signs Nobel Prize winner Sir Paul Nurse

David Fickling Books has snapped up Nobel Prize winner Sir Paul Nurse’s new book, What Is Life?  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Granta pre-empts 'electrifying' witch trial novel from poet Blakemore

Granta Books has pre-empted an “electrifying” novel about the witch trials from poet and writer A K Blakemore. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Granta signs 'moving' memoir by Elizabeth Miki Brina

Granta Books has acquired a "moving and tender memoir", provisionally titled Let Us Speak of Okinawa, by Elizabeth Miki Brina. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Desmond Elliott Prize to be run by National Centre for Writing

The £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize will be run by the National Centre for Writing (NCW) in Norwich with a new programme of support for a second novel and a sustainable career in writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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