Graphic novel wins Society of Authors Translation Prize for first time

A graphic novel has won an award for the first time at the Society of Authors’ Translation Prize ceremony. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Author David Grossman and Translator Jessica Cohen Win the 2017 Man Booker International Prize

British-born translator Jessica Cohen and Israeli author David Grossman share the £50,000 Man Booker International purse for 'A Horse Walks Into a Bar.' The post Author David Grossman and Translator Jessica Cohen Win the 2017 Man Booker International Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize

The agency, formed by three publishing houses, this year has captured both the 'adult' Finlandia Prize and the junior prize in children's literature. The post Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dooley graphic novel wins Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize

Matthew Dooley has won the 2020 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction with his graphic novel Flake (Jonathan Cape).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 10:29:47 UTC ]
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Planetarium wins Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize

Astrophysicist Raman Prinja and artist Chris Wormell’s book Planetarium: Welcome to the Museum (Templar Publishing), about the wonders of space, has scooped the Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 19:41:46 UTC ]
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Anna Leader wins Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize

Anna Leader has been named the winner of the 2019 Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 20:06:03 UTC ]
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Watch Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison explain why she told black stories

Celebrated novelist Toni Morrison has died at 88, and she leaves behind a commanding legacy of the black experience in literature. Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died, according to a friend who confirmed the news to the Associated Press. She was 88 years old.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-08-06 11:00:50 UTC ]
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Translation scoops Commonwealth Short Story Prize for first time

Cypriot author Constantia Soteriou has won the £5,000 Commonwealth Short Story Prize with 'Death Customs', marking the first time the prize has been awarded to a translation as the judges choose an all-women line-up of regional winners.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 20:13:50 UTC ]
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Tony Horwitz Dies at 60; Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author

A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-05-30 16:33:57 UTC ]
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Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book

Translator Damion Searls has received the US$10,000 Wolff Translator's Prize, and the Women Poet's Prize announces a collection of Rebecca Swift's work. The post Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-24 05:31:10 UTC ]
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Jokha Alharthi awarded Man Booker International Prize, the first Arabic-language author to win

Jokha Alharthi and Marilyn Booth have won the 2019 Man Booker International Prize for "Celestial Bodies," a coming-of-age novel written by Alharthi and translated from Arabic by Booth. Organizers of the literary prize, given annually to a work of fiction translated into English, made the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-21 22:50:00 UTC ]
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Oman’s Jokha Alharthi and Translator Marilyn Booth Win the 2019 Man Booker International Prize

The Man Booker International has its first Arabic-language winner. Oman's Jokha Alharthi and Boston-born translator Marilyn Booth split the £50,000 award. The post Oman’s Jokha Alharthi and Translator Marilyn Booth Win the 2019 Man Booker International Prize appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-21 20:45:10 UTC ]
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Herman Wouk, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author, Dead At 103

Wouk authored million-selling books like "The Caine Mutiny" and "The Winds Of War." Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-05-17 16:46:19 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times wins Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting with USC gynecologist series

The Los Angeles Times won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting Monday for its series of stories that exposed a USC gynecologist accused of sexually abusing hundreds of students during three decades at a campus clinic. Three investigative reporters with The Times — Harriet Ryan, Matt... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic novels, poetry and art history make up SoA Translation Prizes shortlists

Graphic novels, poetry and art history make up some of the Society of Authors’ Translation Prizes shortlists for 2019, with 31 translations from seven languages up for awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Optical Illusions wins Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize

A book about optical illusions has beaten off competition from titles about space and dinosaurs to win this year’s £10,000 Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Benyamin’s ‘Jasmine Days’ Wins Inaugural JCB Prize for Literature in India

A new literature award, the JCB Prize goes to the work of a Kerala author who writes about issues and personalities in the Middle East. His newest book is from Juggernaut. The post Author Benyamin’s ‘Jasmine Days’ Wins Inaugural JCB Prize for Literature in India appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Applebaum wins Duff Cooper Prize for a second time

Anne Applebaum has won the Pol Roger Duff Cooper Prize for a second time, with victory for her account of the great Ukrainian famine of the early 1930’s, Red Famine (Penguin). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Isabel Fargo Cole Wins 2018 Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator’s Prize

Cole has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator’s Prize for her translation of 'Old Rendering Plant' by Wolfgang Hilbig, the Goethe-Institut announced. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Last chance for UK authors to win European Book Prize before Brexit

This is the last year that British authors are likely to be eligible to enter the European Book Prize (Prix du Livre Européen), with the UK's exit from the European Union looming in March 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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