Jemisin scoops best Hugo novel award for second time

N K Jemisin has won the Hugo award for best novel for the second time after being the first black person to claim the science fiction prize last year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jemisin scoops top Hugo award third time running

N K Jemisin’s The Stone Sky has been awarded science fiction's premier award, the Hugo Award for Best Novel, marking the first time any writer has taken home the accolade three years running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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N.K. Jemisin makes history at the Hugo Awards with third win in a row for best novel

The winners of the Hugo Awards, considered some of the most prestigious science fiction and fantasy literary prizes, were announced on Sunday, with science fiction author N.K. Jemisin making history as the first writer ever to win the best novel award three years in a row. Jemisin won the prize... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo scoops Children’s Book Award for fourth time

Michael Morpurgo has won the overall Children’s Book Award for a record-breaking fourth time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gaiman and Jemisin among Hugo award winners

Neil Gaiman and N K Jemisin were among the authors announced as winners at the 2016 Hugo Awards for science fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Niamh Campbell wins £30,000 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

Niamh Campbell has been awarded the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for her "original and touching" piece "Love Many". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 16:30:36 UTC ]
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Kennedy shortlisted for Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for consecutive year

Louise Kennedy has made the six-strong shortlist for this year's Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for the second year running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-07 17:27:57 UTC ]
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The Telegraph, Financial Times, Hearst headline Digiday Media Awards Europe finalists

A digital-native brand, a TV trailblazer and an age-old print stalwart broke onto the 2020 shortlist for Digiday Media Awards Europe. The honorees all shared a commitment to embracing new platforms and formats — often with a social-media and video-first mindset. The post The Telegraph, Financial... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-05-21 13:49:23 UTC ]
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Doyle and O'Neill on Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award longlist

Roddy Doyle and Joseph O'Neill have been longlisted for the £30,000 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-02 23:49:24 UTC ]
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Global Connectedness in Trying Times: Spotlight on the Sheikh Zayed Book Award.

The SZBA celebrates literary and cultural achievements in the Arab world. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the finalists for the 2020 Hugo Awards.

Today, the finalists for the Hugo Awards, as well as for the Astounding Award for Best New Writer, were announced by CoNZealand, the 78th Worldcon. The prestigious Hugo Awards, first presented in 1953 are “the longest-running fan-voted awards in science fiction and fantasy,” and they recognize... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-07 20:51:28 UTC ]
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David Nicholls joins Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award 2020 judging panel

Bestselling author and screenwriter David Nicholls has joined the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award 2020 judging panel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-23 22:37:04 UTC ]
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The L.A. Times announces its 2019 Book Prize finalists and a new award for science fiction.

It’s an exciting year for the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes! This will be its 40th year of celebrating the literary community. The Times announced their 2019 Book Prize finalists today; the winners will be announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on April 17th. Additionally, bestselling crime... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-19 17:41:26 UTC ]
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Palmer scoops Ruth Rendell Award for 'outstanding' literacy work

Children’s author Tom Palmer has won the Ruth Rendell Award for his "outstanding" contribution to raising literacy levels in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 11:52:33 UTC ]
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Raymond Antrobus wins 2019 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award

Multi-award winning poet Raymond Antrobus has been named winner of the 2019 Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award for his debut The Perseverance (Penned in the Margins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 08:18:28 UTC ]
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Announcing the Sunday Times PFD Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist

From meditations on the d/Deaf experience to short stories blurring the mythic and the gothic with the everyday, from mixing the personal and political to a young woman uncover the truth about her family’s past – four outstanding writers have today been named on the shortlist for The Sunday... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2019-11-04 12:55:09 UTC ]
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Welsh writer Jo Lloyd scoops £15k BBC National Short Story Award 2019

Welsh writer Jo Lloyd has unanimously won the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University 2019 for her story inspired by a real-life 18th century woman who claimed to be friends with an invisible family living in an invisible mansion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 18:57:26 UTC ]
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McLaughlin wins Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

Irish writer Danielle McLaughlin has won the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award with her story "A Partial List of the Saved".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 12:41:46 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of the 2019 Hugo Awards.

The winners of the 2019 Hugo Awards—one of science fiction and fantasy’s most prestigious awards, decided by the popular vote of Worldcon members—were presented last night at a ceremony at the 77th World Science Fiction Convention in Dublin, Ireland. Congratulations to all! The 2019 Hugo Award... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-19 14:33:38 UTC ]
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Irish writers dominate Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award shortlist

The 2019 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award shortlist is dominated by Irish authors with former winner and Booker Prize longlistee Kevin Barry and relative newcomers Danielle McLaughlin and Louise Kennedy in the running for the £30,000 prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 11:15:23 UTC ]
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