Kamila Shamsie Wins £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction

In the year that Kamila Shamsie once proposed as a 'Year of Publishing Women,' the Pakistani-British author has won the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018 for 'Home Fire' in London. The post Kamila Shamsie Wins £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Kamila Shamsie Wins £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction

In the year that Kamila Shamsie once proposed as a 'Year of Publishing Women,' the Pakistani-British author has won the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018 for 'Home Fire' in London. The post Kamila Shamsie Wins £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barbara Kingsolver Wins the UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction

The American author Barbara Kingsolver has become the only writer to win the United Kingdom's Women's Prize for Fiction twice. The post Barbara Kingsolver Wins the UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Ruth Ozeki Wins U.K. Women's Prize for Fiction

Ruth Ozeki has won the 2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction for her novel 'The Book of Form and Emptiness' (Penguin), which comes with a £30,000 ($36,500) cash award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Colm Tóibín Wins the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize for ‘The Magician’

The Irish author of 'Nora Webster' and 'The Master,' Colm Tóibín, wins the 2022 Rathbones Folio Prize. The post Colm Tóibín Wins the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize for ‘The Magician’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Burns tipped to win Women's Fiction Prize

Anna Burns is the bookies' favourite to win the £30,000 Women's Prize for Fiction, with the latest odds from William Hill putting Milkman (Faber) at 6/4.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Eaves' 'future classic' Murmur wins £30,000 Wellcome Prize

Will Eaves’ Alan Turing-inspired novel Murmur (CB Editions) has scooped the 10th Wellcome Book Prize, worth £30,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Shamsie scoops 2018's Women’s Prize for Fiction

Kamila Shamsie has scooped this year's £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction for her "extraordinarily topical" novel Home Fire (Bloomsbury Circus).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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McInerney's debut wins Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction

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Max Porter wins £30,000 Dylan Thomas Prize

Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter has won the 10th International Dylan Thomas Prize, in partnership with Swansea University. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Tumour memoir wins £30,000 book prize

A memoir written by the wife of an art critic who died of a brain tumour wins a £30,000 prize for new books about medicine, health or illness. Continue reading at BBC News

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Women’s prize to launch annual award for women’s non-fiction writing

The Women’s Prize Trust hopes to make the first award in 2024, after research showed female writers were far less likely than men to be reviewed or win prizes The Women’s prize is to launch a non-fiction award to sit alongside its long-running fiction prize, in response to research that found... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Rathbones Folio Prize increases prize money to £30,000

The Rathbones Folio Prize will increase its prize money to £30,000 after receiving renewed sponsorship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ireland’s Paul Lynch Wins the 2023 Booker Prize for Fiction

'Prophet Song,' Irish author Paul Lynch's fifth novel, is a study in contemporary literary intensity, winning the Booker Prize for Fiction. The post Ireland’s Paul Lynch Wins the 2023 Booker Prize for Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Three debut novels compete among Women’s prize for fiction shortlist

First-time novelists are joined by two former winners on the diverse list, as the six ‘ambitious and hard-hitting’ contenders are revealed• ‘We were blown away’: how we chose the Women’s prize shortlistThree debut novels will compete against books by two former winners for this year’s Women’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Jamil Jan Kochai Wins $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize

Jamil Jan Kochai wins the Aspen Words Literary Prize for his short stories focused on the absurdity and violence Afghans have endured. The post Jamil Jan Kochai Wins $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Tiya Miles Wins Canada’s $75,000 Cundill History Prize

Harvard's Tiya Miles wins the Cundill History Prize's top honor for 'All That She Carried,' a 2021 National Book Award winner. The post Tiya Miles Wins Canada’s $75,000 Cundill History Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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England: ‘A (Very) Short History’ Wins the £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize

The paleontologist and evolutionary biologist Henry Gee wins the 2022 Royal Society Science Book Prize sponsored by Insight Investment. The post England: ‘A (Very) Short History’ Wins the £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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‘When Women Kill’ Wins the 2022 British Academy Book Prize

Commended for revealing 'attitudes to female homicides,' Alia Trabucco Zerán's work of research wins the British Academy's £25,000 award. The post ‘When Women Kill’ Wins the 2022 British Academy Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Hay and Women's Prize win Culture Recovery Fund cash

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Sutanto wins £3,000 CWIP Prize with debut 'crackling with comic energy'

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