Kate Clanchy and Colson Whitehead win Orwell Prizes

Kate Clanchy and Colson Whitehead have won this year's £3,000 Orwell Prizes for Political Writing and Political Fiction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Colson Whitehead is the youngest writer to win the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

It’s been quite a year for Colson Whitehead! First, he won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction (again) and then he received the Orwell Prize for political fiction. And now the Library of Congress is honoring him with their lifetime achievement prize. (Previous recipients include Toni Morrison, Denis... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Colson Whitehead wins the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for 'The Underground Railroad'

Colson Whitehead won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in fiction Monday for “The Underground Railroad.” It caps a sweep of accolades that the book has received since its publication by Doubleday in August 2016, including winning the National Book Award in November and being selected by Oprah Winfrey for... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Ali Smith and Joshua Yaffa win Orwell Prizes

Ali Smith and Joshua Yaffa have won this year's £3,000 Orwell Prizes for Political Fiction and Political Writing respectively. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kate Davies and Amrou Al-Kadhi win 2020 Polari Prizes

Kate Davies and Amrou Al-Kadhi have been announced as the winners of the 2020 Polari Prizes, the UK’s only award celebrating literature that explores the LGBTQ+ experience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Colson Whitehead Awarded 2020 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

The annual Prize for American Fiction, one of the LoC's most prestigious awards, honors an American literary writer "whose body of work is distinguished not only for its mastery of the art but also for its originality of thought and imagination." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Evaristo, Criado Perez and Whitehead on Orwell Prize shortlists

Bernardine Evaristo, Caroline Criado Perez and Colson Whitehead are among the authors to make the Orwell Prize shortlists for its political writing and fiction awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 20:07:42 UTC ]
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Ronan Farrow, Emily Bazelon and Colson Whitehead among L.A. Times Book Prize finalists

The 2019 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes honor crime novelist Walter Mosley for lifetime achievement. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The Aspen Words Literary Prize longlist includes Colson Whitehead, Laila Lalami, and more.

Aspen Words has announced the longlist for the 2020 Aspen Words Literary Prize, a $35,000 award given to a work of fiction that “illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power of literature on thought and culture.” The longlist includes sixteen books: twelve... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Burns and Radden Keefe win Orwell Prize 2019

Anna Burns and Patrick Radden Keefe have won the Orwell Prize 2019, with both their books about the Troubles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Former librarian Kate Milner wins Klaus Flugge Prize

Kate Milner, a former librarian, has won this year’s Klaus Flugge Prize for the most exciting newcomer to children’s picture book illustration. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Scottish rapper Loki wins prestigious Orwell book prize

Under his real name, Darren McGarvey, the social commentator was praised for his book Poverty Safari. Continue reading at BBC News

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John Bew wins £3,000 Orwell Prize

Historian John Bew has won the £3,000 Orwell Prize for Books 2017 for his biography of former Labour Prime Minister Clement Attlee, published by riverrun/Quercus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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ALA Midwinter 2017: Colson Whitehead, Matthew Desmond Win ALA Carnegie Medals

The selections were announced on Sunday, January 22, at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, with an official award ceremony to come this summer, at the ALA annual conference, set for Chicago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Colson Whitehead Wins National Book Award for ‘The Underground Railroad’

The author Colson Whitehead won the National Book Award for fiction this year for his novel “The Underground Railroad.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Colson Whitehead wins for fiction at the National Book Awards

In a year plagued by racial tensions, Colson Whitehead took the National Book Award for fiction for his novel "The Underground Railroad," a visceral and creative imagining of a female slave's escape from slavery. Although it takes years to write a book and bring it to publication, the National... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Ostrovsky's Invention of Russia wins Orwell Prize

Russian-born British journalist Arkady Ostrovsky has won the Orwell Prize for Books 2016 for The Invention of Russia (Atlantic Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Meek's privatisation book wins Orwell Prize

James Meek's Private Island (Verso Books) has won the Orwell Prize for books, which celebrates political writing. Meek was announced as the winner of the annual prize at a ceremony at the University of Westminster yesterday (21st May). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Alan Johnson wins Orwell Prize

Former home secretary Alan Johnson has won the Orwell Prize for Books with childhood memoir, This... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Prizes: “Maggot Moon” Wins Carnegie, “Black Dog” Takes Kate Greenaway

Sally Gardner has won the prestigious Carnegie Medal for "Maggot Moon;" Levi Pinfold won the Kate Greenaway Medal, which awards excellence in illustration, for his picture book "Black Dog." Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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