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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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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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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School librarians in running for top award

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Blackwell's and Little, Brown scoop top BIA Awards

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Niamh Campbell wins £30,000 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

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Evaristo and Carty-Williams become first black authors to win top British Book awards

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[ The Guardian | 2020-06-29 17:45:42 UTC ]
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Black US authors top New York Times bestseller list as protests continue

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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

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Doyle and O'Neill on Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award longlist

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Global Connectedness in Trying Times: Spotlight on the Sheikh Zayed Book Award.

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Here are the finalists for the 2020 Hugo Awards.

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Paul Theroux wins top prize at Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards

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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

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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

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Folio: Announces Call For Nominations for 2020’s Top Women in Media Awards

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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

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