Hall and Sprackland win Portico Prize

Sarah Hall and Jean Sprackland have been named the 2012 winners of the Portico Prize for... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Myers and Benson win £10k Portico Literature Prize

Benjamin Myers has won the £10,000 Portico Literature Prize 2015 for Fiction while Richard Benson won the £10,000 Portico Prize for non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hall wins Green Carnation Prize

Catherine Hall has beaten authors including Coim Tóibín and Jackie Kay to this year... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-07 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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British writers can’t win the big US prizes, so why can Americans win the Booker? | Tibor Fischer

Opening the prize to global competition has been good for its profile, good for US writers - and a problem for novelists here and from the CommonwealthTonight the five judges of the Man Booker prize will announce this year’s winner. It was also the votes of five judges that chose the winners at... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carrère wins first French "prize of prizes"

The first annual literary ‘prize of prizes’ has been awarded to Emmanuel Carrè... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kapil wins T S Eliot Prize

Bhanu Kapil has won the 2020 T S Eliot Prize for her “radical and arresting” collection How to Wash a Heart (Pavilion Poetry), her first to be published in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sevastien Volkov wins Impress Prize for new writers

Sevastian Volkov has won this year’s Impress Prize for New Writers, for his YA novel Orris and the Shadow Maiden. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BBC Studios options Chowdhury's prize-winning The Waiter

BBC Studios has optioned TV rights for The Waiter by Ajay Chowdhury, winner of the Harvill Secker Crime Writing Competition in association with Bloody Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-07 14:28:57 UTC ]
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Camilla Townsend wins $75k Cundill History Prize

Camilla Townsend has won the 2020 Cundill History Prize for her work on Aztec history, Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs (Oxford University Press). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-03 14:11:40 UTC ]
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Haratischvili's epic family tale wins Women in Translation Prize

The Warwick Prize for Women in Translation has been won by The Eighth Life (for Brilka) by Nino Haratischvili, translated from German by Charlotte Collins and Ruth Martin (Scribe). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-27 04:31:57 UTC ]
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Carrie Jade Williams wins Bodley Head and FT essay prize

The Bodley Head and the Financial Times have announced Carrie Jade Williams as the winner of their eighth annual essay prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 18:25:17 UTC ]
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Let it flow: A Dog Pissing at the Edge of a Path wins 42nd Diagram Prize

Canada triumphs for the first time at for the oddest book title of the year gong. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 10:13:28 UTC ]
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Brown's 'joyous' Beatles biography wins Baillie Gifford Prize

Craig Brown has won the £50,000 Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction with his “joyous” One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time (Fourth Estate), which judges said “reinvented the art of biography”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 18:12:59 UTC ]
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Douglas Stuart Wins the 2020 Booker Prize for ‘Shuggie Bain’

One of four debut novelists among the six writers shortlisted this year, Stuart wins for 'Shuggie Bain,' also a National Book Award finalist. The post Douglas Stuart Wins the 2020 Booker Prize for ‘Shuggie Bain’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-19 20:23:21 UTC ]
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'Shuggie Bain' Wins 2020 Booker Prize

'Shuggie Bain' by novelist Douglas Stuart has won the 2020 Booker Prize, making it only the second book by a Scottish writer to win the prize in the Booker's 51-year history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Souvankham Thammavongsa Wins 2020 Giller Prize

In a ceremony streamed live on Facebook, Souvankham Thammavongsa was awarded the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her collection of short stories 'How to Pronounce Knife.' It comes with a C$100,000 prize. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Pang wins Royal Society Science Book Prize with 'instruction manual for humans'

Dr Camilla Pang has won the £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize for her debut Explaining Humans (Viking), written as an instruction manual for a world she had difficulty understanding due to her Autism Spectrum Disorder. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 02:40:20 UTC ]
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Screen legend Sophia Loren is back in an adaptation of a Goncourt Prize-winning novel.

The late French author Romain Gary is the only writer to have won France’s most prestigious literary award under two names: he received the Prix Goncourt for The Roots of Heaven (Les Racines du ciel; 1956) under his birth name and, more than 20 years later, “Émile Ajar” won the prize for The... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-29 17:36:47 UTC ]
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Bird wins Forward Prize for 'audacious' The Air Year

Caroline Bird has won the £10,000 Forward Prize for Best Collection with her “audacious” The Air Year (Carcanet). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-25 06:49:35 UTC ]
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