Johny Pitts wins 2020 Jhalak Prize

Johny Pitts, writer, photographer and broadcast journalist, has won the £1,000 Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, for Afropean: Notes from Black Europe (Allen Lane). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-25 20:56:40 UTC ]
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Johny Pitts wins Jhalak prize for 'beautiful' history of black Europe

Television presenter and musician wins £1,000 prize for writers of colour, with ‘exceptionally thoughtful’ debut AfropeanExtract from Afropean: ‘It really was another world’Johny Pitts has won the Jhalak prize for his debut book Afropean, an examination of life in black communities across... Continue reading at The Guardian

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'Living legend' Linton Kwesi Johnson wins PEN Pinter Prize 2020

Poet and reggae recording artist Linton Kwesi Johnson has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2020 for his commitment to political expression in his work. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ellan Rankin wins 2020 Carmelite Picture Book Prize

Aspiring illustrator Ellan Rankin has been announced by Hachette as this year's winner of the Carmelite Picture Book Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kritika Pandey wins 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Indian author Kritika Pandey has been announced as the overall winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vivien Leigh biography wins Theatre Book Prize 2020

Dark Star: A Biography of Vivien Leigh by Alan Strachan (I B Tauris) has been awarded the Society for Theatre Research Theatre Book Prize 2020.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Economist Amartya Sen Wins 2020 German Trade Peace Prize

For seeing society's wealth as reflecting 'the opportunities for development available to all individuals,' the German book trade's Peace Prize goes to Amartya Sen. The post Economist Amartya Sen Wins 2020 German Trade Peace Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Lorelei Goulding wins Spread the Word’s 2020 Life Writing Prize

First-time writer Lorelei Goulding has won Spread the Word's Life Writing Prize, for her "heart-breaking story" Birdie. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Francis Collins, Physician-Geneticist, Wins 2020 Templeton Prize

Collins, who revolutionized medicine by discovering a number of genes associated with diseases and authored 2006’s ‘The Language of God,’ has been named this year’s recipient of the Templeton Prize, which recognizes achievements related to science and spirituality. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lenarduzzi wins 2020 Fitzcarraldo Editions, Mahler & LeWitt Studios Essay Prize

Thea Lenarduzzi has won this year's Fitzcarraldo Editions, Mahler and LeWitt Studios Essay Prize, for her "family memoir and social history" proposal Dandelions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Algerian novel wins 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction

The Spartan Court by Abdelouahab Aissaoui has won the 13th International Prize for Arabic Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Abdelouahab Aissaoui Wins 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction

From this year's shortlist–which included authors from Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria–an Algerian work of historical fiction claims the 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction. The post Abdelouahab Aissaoui Wins 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Jhalak Prize 2020 longlist revealed

The Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour has unveiled its longlist for 2020 with debut author Candice Carty-Williams making the list alongside children's authors Dean Atta and Jasbinder Bilan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ismail Kadare Wins Prestigious 2020 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

News and Events WLT Photo by J. Foley Opale World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, announced late Wednesday evening that Ismail Kadare is the 26th laureate of the renowned... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Guy Gunaratne wins Jhalak Prize

Journalist and film-maker Guy Gunaratne has won the £1,000 Jhalak Prize for his debut novel, In Our Mad and Furious City (Tinder). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Eddo-Lodge wins 2018 Jhalak Prize

Journalist and author Reni Eddo-Lodge has won the £1,000 Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year for her "incisive" non-fiction debut Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury Circus). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize

The agency, formed by three publishing houses, this year has captured both the 'adult' Finlandia Prize and the junior prize in children's literature. The post Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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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