Hull wins prize for City of Culture programme

The team who organised Hull's City of Culture programme last year has won a National Lottery award, according to the BBC. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guy Gunaratne Wins the 2019 Dylan Thomas Prize for ‘Mad and Furious City’

The acclaimed debut novelist talks of his fellow-feeling for 'aspiring writers, who are writing from a place similar to where I began.' Gunaratne divides his time between London and Malmö. The post Guy Gunaratne Wins the 2019 Dylan Thomas Prize for ‘Mad and Furious City’ appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Kassabova wins British Academy's £25k Prize for Global Cultural Understanding

Kapka Kassabova's "extraordinary" book Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe (Granta) has won the British Academy’s £25,000 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Hull 'rip-roaring success' as city of culture

Hull’s year as UK City of Culture has been praised as an "unmitigated rip-roaring, awe-inspiring, life-enhancing success", by Arts Council England chief executive Darren Henley​. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize

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[ 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

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Carrère wins first French "prize of prizes"

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Rosen wins CLiPPA children’s poetry prize

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Abdulrazak Gurnah wins the Nobel prize in literature for 2021

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Women's Prize Discoveries programme returns in Audible partnership

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