Indies dominate CWA shortlist for best crime and mystery publisher

Indie presses dominate the six-strong shortlist for the inaugural Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Dagger for the Best Crime and Mystery Publisher of the Year.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-01 15:37:24 UTC ]
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Diane Cook, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Avni Doshi, Maaza Mengiste, Douglas Stuart and Brandon Taylor have been shortlisted for this year's Booker Prize, in a selection packed with independent presses but featuring the notable absence of two-time winner Hilary Mantel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 08:26:08 UTC ]
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Indies dominate 2020 International Booker Prize shortlist

Four indie publishers—Fitzcarraldo, Charco Press, Europa and Faber & Faber—have made the six-strong shortlist for 2020's £50,000 International Booker Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 22:06:39 UTC ]
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Indies dominate Collyer Bristow Prize 2019 shortlist

Indie presses dominate this year’s shortlist for the Collyer Bristow Prize 2019 for debut fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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CWA creates new Dagger for crime publishers

The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) has created a new category for its Dagger awards, Best Crime and Mystery Publisher of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 09:36:57 UTC ]
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Indies dominate Shirley Jackson Awards shortlists

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies dominate Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

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Indie presses dominate Dylan Thomas Prize shortlist

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Indie publishers 'spurred on' to publish more from Trump's banned nations

Independent publishers have been “spurred on” to continue producing works that give a voice to silenced nations following President Trump's controversial "travel ban". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sphere to publish true crime exploring murder of author's stepsister

Sphere has acquired a book in which the author tells the story of her own investigation into the long-unsolved murder of her stepsister.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Booker Prize Shortlist Highlights Debuts, Women, Indies

Six titles made the shortlist for this year's Booker Prize for Fiction, of which four are debuts. The list is also notably diverse, with four female finalists and four titles coming from independent publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie Publishers Ride the Pandemic Roller Coaster

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Women dominate the shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award.

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Coronavirus has stacked odds against indies further, BHP Comics publisher warns

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Indie Hajar Press launches 'to tackle racism in publishing'

A new independent political press, run by and for people of colour, is to focus on tackling institutional racism in the industry.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Herron, Askew and Mukjerjee among shortlisted writers for 2020's CWA Dagger Awards

The 2020 Crime Writer's Association Dagger Awards shortlist has been announced, with Mick Herron's Joe Country (John Murray), Claire Askew's What You Pay For (Hodder & Stoughton) and Abir Mukherjee's Death in the East (Harvill Secker) in contention for the CWA Gold Dagger for best crime... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Identity-focused work dominates Kraszna-Krausz shortlists

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We are Bertrams' 'collateral damage', say indie publishers

Independent publishers have expressed their frustration at a lack of communication from Bertrams over unpaid bills, with some owed as much as £15,000.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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