Inaugural Jhalak Prize open for submissions

The Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour is now accepting submissions for its inaugural prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Young Writer Prize Opens for Submissions and Remixes Its Sponsors

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookselling Without Borders and Tišma Prize Open for Submissions

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-25 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

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The UK’s Inaugural Jhalak Prize Book of the Year Longlist: Now 11 Titles

Having started with 12 titles, the Jhalak Prize Book of the Year longlist stands now at 11 books, its intent to honor writers of color. The post The UK’s Inaugural Jhalak Prize Book of the Year Longlist: Now 11 Titles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Blackman and Younge feature on inaugural Jhalak Prize longlist

The Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour has announced its inaugural longlist, recognising authors including Malorie Blackman, Gary Younge and Abir Mukherjee. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Singh and Johnson to judge inaugural Jhalak Prize

Authors Sunny Singh and Catherine Johnson have been revealed as judges of the inaugural Jhalak Prize for Best Book by a Writer of Colour alongside Alex Wheatle, Musa Okwonga and Yvette Edwards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Submissions Open for the UK’s Polari First Book Prize 2016

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Fairlight acquires 1920s tale through open submissions programme

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Jhalak Prize launches new award for children’s and YA

The Jhalak Prize, which annually awards the Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, has launched a new, second prize for books for children and young adults. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Angry Robot extends Black Voices Matter open submissions window

Independent publisher Angry Robot Books has extended indefinitely its open submission window for sci-fi and fantasy novels by black authors, following a positive response to the initiative.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sunny Singh, the co-founder of the Jhalak Prize, has said lockdown caused by the pandemic is an opportunity to reassess equality in the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Johny Pitts wins Jhalak prize for 'beautiful' history of black Europe

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