Hewitt wins Laurel Prize for nature and ecopoetry

Seán Hewitt has won the £5,000 Laurel Prize for nature and ecopoetry with Tongues of Fire (Jonathan Cape). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-12 06:25:22 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

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Rosen wins CLiPPA children’s poetry prize

Michael Rosen’s "timely" poetry collection about migration, illustrated by Quentin Blake, is the winner of this year’s CLPE Children’s Poetry Award (CLiPPA).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-11 14:31:18 UTC ]
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Abdulrazak Gurnah wins the Nobel prize in literature for 2021

His novels and short stories are populated with refugees from war, colonialism and historical injustice Continue reading at The Economist

[ The Economist | 2021-10-07 16:46:03 UTC ]
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Abdulrazak Gurnah Wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature

The U.K.-based English-language Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature for “his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.” He is the fifth... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Two for Cape on Laurel Prize shortlist

The four-strong shortlist for this year's Laurel Prize for nature and eco-poetry has been announced, with two nominations for Jonathan Cape titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-26 07:25:12 UTC ]
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Baschir wins White Review Short Story Prize

R Z Baschir has won this year’s £2,500 White Review Short Story Prize, for her modern fable "The Chicken". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 04:15:19 UTC ]
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Drago wins Klaus Flugge Prize for Gustavo the Shy Ghost

Flavia Z Drago has won the £5,000 Klaus Flugge Prize for the most exciting and promising newcomer to children’s picture book illustration with her book Gustavo the Shy Ghost (Walker Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 00:18:26 UTC ]
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Kingsolver and Lafarge longlisted for The Laurel Prize

Barbara Kingsolver and Daisy Lafarge are in the running for Poet Laureate Simon Armitage’s Laurel Prize, with the longlist dominated by indie presses from across the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 12:47:12 UTC ]
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Rebanks and Sheldrake win Wainwright Prizes

James Rebanks and Merlin Sheldrake have won this year's Wainwright Prizes for nature and conservation writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-07 21:41:04 UTC ]
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Prize-winning author Cathy MacPhail dies, aged 75

The prize-winning Scottish children’s author Cathy MacPhail has died at the age of 75 following a long illness.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-31 17:49:46 UTC ]
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Shearin wins YA Leapfrog Global Fiction Prize for two of her entries

Faith Shearin has won the Young Adult Leapfrog Global Fiction Prize for both of her entries Lost River, 1918 and Horse Latitudes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-26 08:47:53 UTC ]
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Von Reinhold and Ní Ghríofa win £10k James Tait Black prizes

Shola Von Reinhold has won the James Tait Black Prize for Fiction for "tour de force" debut Lote (Jacaranda), while Doireann Ní Ghríofa has taken the Biography award for the "luminous" A Ghost in the Throat (Tramp Press). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-25 04:22:39 UTC ]
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'Tantalising new voice' Anderson wins Leapfrog Prize

Chicago-based writer K L Anderson has won the Leapfrog Global Fiction Prize for her novel But First You Need a Plan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Leon Litwack, Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar of America’s racial divide, dies at 91

The UC-Berkeley professor wrote deeply researched books about the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Nan Shepherd Prize for underrepresented voices in nature writing returns

The Nan Shepherd Prize is returning this month, coinciding with the publication of Small Bodies of Water by the prize's inaugural winner, Nina Mingya Powles.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-06 18:40:15 UTC ]
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Wilcox wins PEN Ackerley Prize for 'vivid' memoir Patch Work

Claire Wilcox has won the PEN Ackerley Prize 2021 for her "vivid" memoir Patch Work: A Life Amongst Clothes (Bloomsbury). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-04 21:28:36 UTC ]
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Ali Smith wins £10k Pleasure of Reading Prize

Ali Smith has won the inaugural Pleasure of Reading Prize, in recognition of her body of work. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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