Hasin wins Dialogue deal with inaugural Mo Siewcharran Prize victory

Sarvat Hasin has won the inaugural Mo Siewcharran Prize for unpublished authors from BAME backgrounds, securing a deal with Dialogue Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 23:59:10 UTC ]
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Chikọdili Emelumadu wins inaugural Curtis Brown First Novel Prize

Debut author Chikọdili Emelumadu has won the £3,000 Curtis Brown First Novel Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 07:07:47 UTC ]
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Tucker wins inaugural Lost the Plot Work in Progress Prize

Louise Tucker has won the inaugural Lost the Plot Work in Progress Prize for her "tender, moving, beautifully drawn" novel The Last Field. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-29 11:47:52 UTC ]
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Benyamin wins inaugural JCB Prize for Literature

Novelist and short story writer Benyamin has won the inaugural JCB prize for Literature in India. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-26 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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Exploration of Pakistan's largest city wins inaugural Portobello Prize

The inaugural Portobello Prize has been awarded to "electrifying new voice" Samira Shackle for Karachi Vice, a "fresh and thrilling" non-fiction exploration of Pakistan’s largest city. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tawada and Bernofsky win inaugural Women in Translation Prize

Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada (Portobello Books) and translated by Susan Bernofsky has been announced as the winner of the inaugural Warwick Prize for Women in Translation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Parmar wins £5k inaugural Ledbury Forte Poetry Prize

Sandeep Parmar's Eidolon (Shearsman) has won the inaugural £5000 Ledbury Forte Poetry Prize, the UK’s first prize dedicated to second poetry collections. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oxford student wins inaugural $100k Nine Dots Prize

James Williams, a doctoral candidate researching design ethics at Oxford University and former Google employee, has won the inaugural $100,000 (£77,730) Nine Dots Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacob Ross wins inaugural Jhalak Prize

Jacob Ross has won the inaugural Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour for his crime fiction novel The Bone Readers (Peepal Tree). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fitzcarraldo's Counternarratives wins inaugural Republic of Consciousness Prize

Counternarratives by John Keene (Fitzcarraldo Editions) has won the inaugural Republic of Consciousness Prize for small presses, for its "once in a generation achievement for short form fiction". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration

Illustrator Nicholas John Frith has won the inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for the most exciting newcomer in children’s picture book illustration. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Furrily does it as Nicholas wins inaugural Carmelite Prize

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has announced Mark Nicholas as the winner of the inaugural Carmelite Prize, its new award recognising excellence in children’s book illustration. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Louise O'Neill wins inaugural YA Book Prize

Louise O’Neill was yesterday (19th March) announced as the winner of the inaugural YA Book Prize. The Irish author was given the £2,000 award at a ceremony at Foyles’ flagship bookshop in Charing Cross, London, for her debut novel Only Ever Yours (Quercus), a dystopian, feminist satire on how... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Thomson wins inaugural Thwaites Wainwright Prize

A book exploring England’s ancient track roads and green grass roads has won the inaugural... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Guelzo Wins Inaugural $50,000 Military History Prize

Historian and professor Allen C. Guelzo's winning book was "Gettysburg: The Last Invasion." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Saunders’ “Tenth of December” Wins Inaugural Folio Prize

George Saunders has been announced as the winner of The Folio Prize 2014 for Tenth of December (Bloomsbury), sponsored by The Folio Society. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baillie Gifford Prize boosts prize money to £50,000 in new sponsorship deal

The Baillie Gifford Prize for non-fiction has announced a new seven-year sponsorship agreement that will see its prize money boosted to £50,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-23 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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