Hernández, Choi, Renkl, Peters, and Miles Win 2022 PEN Lit Awards

'The Kissing Bug' by Daisy Hernández (Tin House) received the evening's top prize, the $75,000 PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, at the February 28 event in midtown Manhattan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Writers Li, Lok, de Waal Win Big at PEN Lit Awards

On March 2 at the PEN Literary Awards ceremony, more than $330,000 in prize money and fellowships were awarded to a host of winning writers of all kinds. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna 2022: Marie-Aude Murail and Suzy Lee Win 2022 Hans Christian Andersen Awards

This year’s recipients of the Hans Christian Andersen Award are France’s Marie-Aude Murail (l.), for writing; and Suzy Lee, from the Republic of Korea, for illustration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman Wins England’s 2022 PEN Pinter Prize

The former children's book laureate in the United Kingdom, Malorie Blackman will select English PEN's next 'International Writer of Courage.' The post Malorie Blackman Wins England’s 2022 PEN Pinter Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-21 14:29:40 UTC ]
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Sweden's Lindström Wins 2022 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Swedish picture book author and illustrator Eva Lindström has won this year's Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, which carries with it a $525,000 USD purse. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Awards: The ‘Project Hail Mary’ Audiobook Wins the 2022 Audies

The 27th Audie Awards honored winners in 25 categories in a 70 minute digital awards program with Kal Penn hosting. The post Awards: The ‘Project Hail Mary’ Audiobook Wins the 2022 Audies appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-05 15:15:51 UTC ]
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2022 PEN American Literary Award Winners

This year’s awards were conferred to writers and translators in eleven different categories in a ceremony hosted by comedian Seth Myers. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-03-01 20:02:25 UTC ]
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PEN America Announces Finalists for 2022 Literary Awards

65 authors and translators are nominated across 11 awards. Winners will be announced at an in-person ceremony on February 28. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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2022 PEN America Literary Awards Longlists Announced

PEN America has announced their 2022 Literary Award longlists, with awards in 11 different categories. Here they are. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-15 17:59:20 UTC ]
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Dusapin, Espada, Lo, Miles, and Mott Win 2021 National Book Awards

On November 17, author, comedian, and Tiny Reparations Books publisher Phoebe Robinson presided over the second virtual National Book Awards ceremony in a row and the first under the Foundation's new executive director, Ruth Dickey. Martín Espada and Jason Mott were among the night's winners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Tasmanian author Amanda Lohrey wins prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award for The Labyrinth

Amanda Lohrey's novel about a woman who isolates herself yet finds connection has won the 2021 Miles Franklin Literary Award. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-07-15 06:31:16 UTC ]
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Choi wins £30k Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

American author Susan Choi has won the 2021 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award with her "luminous" story "Flashlight". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-09 16:07:00 UTC ]
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Susan Choi Wins National Book Award for ‘Trust Exercise’

Sarah M. Broom won the nonfiction prize for “The Yellow House,” one of several memoirs in the category. Arthur Sze won in poetry for “Sight Lines.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-21 03:34:36 UTC ]
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Sandler, Krasznahorkai, Sze, Broom, Choi, Win 2019 National Book Awards

At the 70th National Book Awards, held again this year at Cipriani Wall Street in lower Manhattan on Wednesday night, LeVar Burton presided over a smoothly run evening attended by a typically ebullient and dapper publishing industry crowd. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Mostly Lit podcast wins LBF Book Blog Award

A millennial podcast, a book and travel blog and an Instagram account have scooped prizes at The London Book Fair’s UK Book Blog Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Raúf, Gifford and Peintre win Blue Peter Book Awards

The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q Raúf (Hachette Children's Group) and The Colours of History by Clive Gifford, illustrated by Marc-Etienne Peintre (QED Publishing), are the winners of this year’s Blue Peter Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings

The best literature, says PEN America president Jennifer Egan at the organization's 2019 awards in New York City 'embodies hard truths, contradictions, and discoveries.' The post PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cressida Cowell wins Blue Peter award

Cressida Cowell’s The Wizards of Once (Hodder Children’s Books) will today be revealed as the winner of the best story prize at the Blue Peter Book Awards, whilst Susan Martineau and illustrator Vicky Barker will pick up the best book with facts award for Real-Life Mysteries (B Small Publishing). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Long Soldier, Zhang, Le Guin Win At 2018 PEN Literary Awards

PEN's revamped awards ceremony, replete with jazz combo and an Oscars-style "In Memoriam" video, was held at New York University on February 20. Layli Long Soldier, Jenny Zhang, and the late Ursula K. Le Guin were among the winners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eight award-winning writers pen eerie tales for English Heritage

Stories from award-winning writers including Jeanette Winterson, Max Porter and Sarah Perry are to feature in a new collection of ghost stories from English Heritage and September Publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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