Kaikini's Mumbai stories scoop $25k DSC Prize

Indian writer Jayant Kaikini, along with translator Tejaswini Niranjana, has won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018 worth $25,000 (£19,200) for the Mumbai-set short story collection No Presents Please (Harper Perennial). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Translation scoops Commonwealth Short Story Prize for first time

Cypriot author Constantia Soteriou has won the £5,000 Commonwealth Short Story Prize with 'Death Customs', marking the first time the prize has been awarded to a translation as the judges choose an all-women line-up of regional winners.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 20:13:50 UTC ]
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Sullivan scoops £25k T S Eliot Prize

Hannah Sullivan has won the £25,000 T S Eliot Prize for her "astonishing" debut collection Three Poems (Faber) Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shamsie, Hamid and Mukherjee shortlisted for $25k DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Kamila Shamsie, Mohsin Hamid and Neel Mukherjee have all been shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018 worth $25,000 (£19,200). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hosein scoops Commonwealth Short Story Prize for 'uncanny' tale of midlife crisis

Kevin Jared Hosein has won the 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for his “uncanny bar story” combining “ideas of civility and ferality”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vuong scoops £25k T S Eliot Prize

Former refugee Ocean Vuong has won the £25,000 T S Eliot Prize for his “remarkable” debut poetry collection Night Sky with Exit Wounds (Jonathan Cape). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gender myth debunking book scoops £25k Science prize

Cordelia Fine has won The Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize, worth £25,000, for her “provocative” book about gender which “debunks” the Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus concept and poses an “urgent call for change”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Granta, Chatto and Fourth Estate vie for $25k DSC Prize

Books from Granta, Chatto and Fourth Estate all feature on the 13-strong longlist for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, worth $25k (£19k).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paris-set Moskovich tale scoops Galley Beggar Short Story Prize

Yelena Moskovich has won the Galley Beggar Short Story Prize 2016/17 for “Marlena or Number 16”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The winner of this year’s Story Prize is Brandon Taylor’s Filthy Animals.

Tonight, The Story Prize announced that the 2021 winner is Brandon Taylor for Filthy Animals. The Story Prize’s $20,000 top prize is among the largest first-prize amounts of any annual U.S. book award for fiction. Now in it’s 18th year, The Story Prize annually honors the author of an... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Brandon Taylor's 'Filthy Animals' Wins 2022 Story Prize

Taylor's second book, published by Riverhead, won the $20,000 prize honoring an outstanding story collection published in 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Taylor wins the £25k T S Eliot Prize for 'blazing book of rage and light'

Joelle Taylor has won the 2021 T S Eliot Prize worth £25,000 for C+nto & Othered Poems (The Westbourne Press), described as “a blazing book of rage and light".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-11 22:54:54 UTC ]
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Fig Tree scoops debut novel by Mo Siewcharran Prize-winner Bhattacharya

Fig Tree has scooped the "powerful and beautifully humane" debut novel by Mo Siewcharran Prize-winner Santanu Bhattacharya. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-05 14:00:25 UTC ]
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Ohayon wins V S Pritchett Short Story Prize

Leeor Ohayon has won the £1,000 V S Pritchett Short Story Prize for his "tender, moving" tale "Gahnun on Shabbat". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-15 00:36:37 UTC ]
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Transworld scoops 'extraordinary' story of British soldier Gutteridge

Transworld has scooped an "extraordinary and deeply moving" story of a British soldier who suffered life-changing injuries in Afghanistan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-08 23:32:47 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-01 12:22:21 UTC ]
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Sivasundaram wins £25k British Academy Prize for Global Cultural Understanding

Cambridge historian Sujit Sivasundaram's "truly powerful" book Waves Across the South: A New History of Revolution and Empire (William Collins) has won the £25,000 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-26 09:16:59 UTC ]
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Baschir wins White Review Short Story Prize

R Z Baschir has won this year’s £2,500 White Review Short Story Prize, for her modern fable "The Chicken". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 04:15:19 UTC ]
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William Collins scores two on £25k British Academy Book Prize shortlist

The shortlist for the £25,000 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding has been revealed with William Collins titles making up half the nominated books.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-06 23:47:10 UTC ]
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Deal takes 2021 Moth Short Story Prize

American writer Janice Deal’s “Lost City” has won the Moth Short Story Prize 2021, judged by Ali Smith, while Stratford-upon-Avon butcher Kathy Stevens has scooped second prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-01 16:38:23 UTC ]
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