Kick off Pride Month by reading these Lambda Literary Award winners.

For over 30 years, Lambda Literary has been celebrating LGBTQ literature. This vital organization has been an advocate and support system for LGBTQ writers, their communities, and their stories. In lieu of an in-person ceremony, Lambda Literary will be hosting a series of virtual happy hours all month long with Wilson Cruz, Samantha Irby, Glennon […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-01 14:48:51 UTC ]
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Hrab, Kazemi, and Ferguson Selected as 2022 Governor General's Literary Awards Winners

The winners of the 2022 Governor General's Literary Awards were announced on November 16 by the Canada Council for the Arts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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2022 PEN American Literary Award Winners

This year’s awards were conferred to writers and translators in eleven different categories in a ceremony hosted by comedian Seth Myers. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Farshore announces winners of Reading for Pleasure Teaching Awards

HarperCollins imprint Farshore has announced the winners of its annual Reading for Pleasure Teaching Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Winner Iman Mersal: ‘Reading the Past’

A lost novelist, 'her whispering voice, fleeing depression,' led this Egyptian poet to one of the biggest literary prizes in the world. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Winner Iman Mersal: ‘Reading the Past’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Here are the winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, one of the Arab world’s major literary prizes.

The Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, among the most esteemed and lucrative literary prizes in the Arab world, recognized winners across seven categories today. This year marks the 14th edition of the awards, each of which comes with a cash prize of $204,000. These awards acknowledge literary and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-08 15:14:35 UTC ]
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PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners

More than US$330,000 in prize money is attached to the annual PEN America Literary Awards, each of which is selected by a separate jury. The post PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-06 10:59:52 UTC ]
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Lambda Literary 2019 Awards Issued in 24 Categories in LGBTQ+ Content

In their 31st year, the Lammys were sponsored by the Big Five publishers, independent houses, booksellers, and other retailers. The post Lambda Literary 2019 Awards Issued in 24 Categories in LGBTQ+ Content appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-05 05:30:38 UTC ]
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Zayed Award Winner Hussain Al Mutawaa on Children and the Habit of Reading

The 2019 Sheikh Zayed Book Award winner in Children's Literature counsels the publishing industry to stop 'riding the wave' of typical entertainment and promote issue-based reality in young people's books. The post Zayed Award Winner Hussain Al Mutawaa on Children and the Habit of Reading... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebecca Solnit, Young Jean Lee among winners of $165,000 Windham-Campbell literary awards

Eight writers, including California residents Rebecca Solnit and Young Jean Lee, were named winners of the annual Windham-Campbell Prizes, some of the richest and most prestigious literary awards in the world. The announcement was made Wednesday in London, at an event hosted by Damian Barr, the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Purcell named winner of £10k Thumping Good Read award

Laura Purcell has won the £10,000 Thumping Good Read Award for her "chilling" novel The Silent Companions (Raven Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Leading Canadian Writers: 2017 Winners of the Governor General’s Literary Awards are Announced

Authors, poets, illustrators and actors are among the winners of the 2017 Governor General's Literary Awards for Canadian writing in French and English. The post Leading Canadian Writers: 2017 Winners of the Governor General’s Literary Awards are Announced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PEN America Announces 2017 Literary Award Winners

PEN America has announced the winners of the majority of its 2017 Literary Awards, which include novelist, essayist, and critic Aleksandar Hemon and novelist Helen Oyeyemi. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Award Winners Named

'To question who we are and what we aspire to be,' Canada's eight-decade-old literary awards announce their 2016 winners in French and English. The post Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Award Winners Named appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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2015 Lambda Literary Awards in Photos

The 27th annual Lambda Literary Awards, held June 1, drew a record 550-plus attendees to the Great Hall at Cooper Union, in New York City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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2014 PEN Literary Award Winners Announced

PEN American Center, the largest branch of the world’s leading literary and human rights organization, today announced the winners of the 2014 PEN Literary Awards. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PEN Literary Award Winners Announced

PEN America announced the winners of the 2013 PEN Literary Awards, a list that includes both notables and newcomers. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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A New York Library Bans Pride Displays and LGBTQ Kids’ Books, And Other Library Censorship Stories from Pride Month

Libraries from California to North Carolina to Utah to New York have seen their Pride displays challenged or removed this month. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Behold: A reading list for Women’s History Month (and all months).

Dear reader, I know what you are thinking! Isn’t Women’s History Month basically over? Isn’t it a little too late for this listicle? No! To put this reading list before you at the very beginning of the month would be to subscribe to the idea that March is the set time to educate yourself on […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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The Literary Arts Emergency Fund will award 3.5 million to 282 literary organizations this year.

Exclusive: the Literary Arts Emergency Fund, launched and administered by the Academy of American Poets, the Community of Literary Magazine & Presses, and the National Book Foundation, has announced that it will distribute $3.5 million in emergency funding to 282 nonprofit literary arts... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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