Judges revealed for The Richell Prize

There has been an ‘overwhelming’ response to The Richell Prize, set up in memory of Matt Richell [pictured], prize organisers have said as the judging panel is revealed.   Matt Richell, c.e.o. of Hachette Austrailia and chairman of Hachette New Zealand, was tragically killed in a surfing accident last July.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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International Booker Prize reveals 2021 judges

The International Booker Prize has revealed its judging panel for next year's award, to be chaired by cultural historian and novelist Lucy Hughes-Hallett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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YA Book Prize 2020 judges revealed

Body positivity campaigner and influencer Megan Crabbe and the inaugural Children’s Laureate Wales, Eloise Williams, are among the judges for the 2020 YA Book Prize, which reveals its shortlist later today (Thursday 26th March).   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Five guest judges revealed for Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize

Five guest judges have been selected to help decide the winner of the Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize as the award celebrates its 15th anniversary.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Judges revealed for Harvill Secker Young Translator’s Prize

Foyles’ acting head of fiction Gary Michael and Harvill Secker editor Mikaela Pedlow will judge the 2019 Harvill Secker Young Translator’s Prize, alongside editor Nii Ayikwei Parkes and writer Sarah Ardizzone. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Competition Notes: Sunday Times Prize Judges, Harper Lee Legal Fiction Prize Finalists

Elif Shafak and Lucy Hughes-Hallett are named judges in London; the public is one of five judges in the Alabama-based Harper Lee Prize. The post Competition Notes: Sunday Times Prize Judges, Harper Lee Legal Fiction Prize Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Singh and Mosse reveal opposition faced by Women's and Jhalak Prize

Kate Mosse and Sunny Singh have revealed the opposition facing their book prizes, with people at first accusing the Jhalak of "diluting literary merit". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dorothy Koomson and Pandora Sykes help judge 2022 Women's Prize

Author and journalist Mary Ann Sieghart will chair the judging panel for the Women’s Prize for Fiction for 2022, with fellow judges including writers Dorothy Koomson, Anita Sethi, Pandora Sykes and Lorraine Candy.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Staunch Prize shortlists for flash fiction and short stories revealed

The 2021 shortlists have been revealed for the Staunch Prize’s unpublished flash fiction and short stories without violence to women, while the original book prize is on hold until 2022. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Female author Mola revealed to be three men at €1m prize ceremony

Carmen Mola, a female novelist who won a €1m Spanish literary prize last week, has been revealed as a pseudonym for three men. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Suleyman and Lawrence join 2022 Jhalak Prize judges

Chimene Suleyman, Nii Ayikwei Parkes and Patrice Lawrence have been named among the judges of the 2022 Jhalak Prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Logan and Jackson among judges for Royal Society Young People's Book Prize

Broadcaster Gabby Logan and award-winning children's author Sharna Jackson are among the judges announced for this year's Royal Society Young People's Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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4thWrite short story prize reveals ‘engaging and provocative’ 2021 shortlist

Seeking out the best new Black, Asian and minority ethnic writers, this year’s finalists range across continents to show ‘the best of what stories can do’The fallout from civil war invades the London home of a high-flying Sri Lankan couple. An elderly Jamaican woman faces up bravely to the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Hachette reveals longlist for £2,500 Mo Siewcharran Prize

Hachette has announced the longlist of 12 writers in contention for the £2,500 Mo Siewcharran Prize, which was launched in 2019 to discover unpublished fiction writers from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mendez to judge W&A Working-Class Writers Prize

Author Paul Mendez is to judge this year's Writers & Artists Working-Class Writers’ Prize, which returns this summer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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First winners of Comic Creators’ Prize revealed

The five winning entries has been announced for the inaugural Comic Creators’ Prize, a call-out for Black creatives to get editorial feedback.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michael Ignatieff to chair Cundill History Prize judges

The historian, author, university professor and former leader of the Liberal Party of Canada Michael Ignatieff will chair the jury for the 2021 Cundill History Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Parmar and Shihab Nye to judge Ledbury Poetry Prize

Naomi Shihab Nye and Sandeep Parmar are to judge this year's £5,000 Ledbury Poetry Prize for Second Collections.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Stevens, D’Aguiar and Shamsie to judge 2021 Goldsmiths Prize

Author Nell Stevens will chair this year's £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize judging panel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kemp, Chakrabarti, Nasta and Dooley to judge David Cohen Prize 2021

The judging panel for the David Cohen Prize for Literature 2021, to be chaired by scholar Hermione Lee, has been unveiled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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