Hickey wins £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for The Narrow Land

Irish author Christine Dwyer Hickey has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for her “masterpiece” The Narrow Land (Atlantic), exploring the marriage of artists Edward and Jo Hopper. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Chatto has two on £25,000 Walter Scott Prize longlist

Islands of Mercy by Rose Tremain and The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams, both published by Chatto & Windus, are among titles longlisted for this year's £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sujit Sivasundaram Wins the £25,000 British Academy Book Prize

'The perspective of Indigenous peoples in the Indian and Pacific oceans' give 'Waves Across the South' distinction, say British Academy jurors. The post Sujit Sivasundaram Wins the £25,000 British Academy Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Green wins £25,000 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize

British historian Toby Green has won the £25,000 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2019 with his "treasure trove" book A Fistful of Shells (Allen Lane). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Robertson wins Walter Scott Prize for The Long Take

Robin Robertson has become the first Scot to win the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction with his book The Long Take (Picador). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bluemoose's Myers wins £25k Walter Scott Prize

Benjamin Myers has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction with The Gallows Pole, published by small Yorkshire-based independent press Bluemoose Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Iraq War book wins £25,000 writing prize

A former US Marine wins the biennial Warwick Prize for Writing for his book of short stories dealing with American experiences of the Iraq War. Continue reading at BBC News

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'Rejected' Spurling wins Walter Scott Prize

John Spurling has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for his novel set in imperial China, The Ten Thousand Things (Duckworth), a book which is said to have been rejected 44 times by publishers.   Spurling beat off competition from Martin Amis, Helen Dunmore, Hermione... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jellybooks wins £25,000 technology prize

London based publishing start-up Jellybooks has won £25,000 from the Government-backed... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Long Song wins Walter Scott Prize

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 20/06/2011 - 09:03 Andrea Levy's Man Booker-shortlisted The Long Song (Headline Review) has been lauded by judges of the Walter Scott Prize for its "imaginative depth", as the author won the £25,000 award. The prize was bestowed on the author... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sutanto wins £3,000 CWIP Prize with debut 'crackling with comic energy'

Debut author Jesse Sutanto has won the CWIP Prize for Published Comic Novel, for her "deliciously frantic comedy caper" Dial A for Aunties (HarperCollins), with Dolly Alderton coming runner-up. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Louise Erdrich Wins the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize

In its fourth year, the issue-driven Aspen Words Prize goes to fiction based in the Native American struggle for tribal self-determination. The post Louise Erdrich Wins the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Carby's 'exceptional' history of British Empire scoops £25,000 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize

Hazel V Carby has won the British Academy’s £25,000 non-fiction book prize, the 8th Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding, for her book Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands (Verso). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michele Kirsch wins £10,000 RSL Christopher Bland Prize

Michele Kirsch has won this year's Royal Society of Literature Christopher Bland Prize, for her memoir Clean (Short Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kathryn Hind wins £10,000 Betty Trask Prize at SoA Awards

Kathryn Hind, Stacey Halls and Okechukwu Nzelu are among the winners of this year's £100,000 Society of Author Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Abulafia’s The Boundless Sea lands £40,000 Wolfson History Prize

David Abulafia’s The Boundless Sea (Allen Lane), a global history of humankind told through our relationship with the world’s oceans, has won the £40,000 Wolfson History Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Robinson wins £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize for A Portable Paradise

Poet Roger Robinson has won the £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize for his “profoundly moving” A Portable Paradise (Peepal Tree Press), which includes a sequence of poems reflecting on the Grenfell Tower fire. The annual prize rewards the best work of fiction, non-fiction or work of poetry that best... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction unveils 2020 longlist

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction has unveiled this year’s longlist after "lively debates" among the judges. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction launches poll for 10th anniversary

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a poll to find the nation’s favourite historical novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Manda Scott wins McIlvanney Prize

Manda Scott has won the 2019 McIlvanney Prize, making her the second woman in its eight year history to win the £1,000 award.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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