Leapfrog Global Fiction Prize split into adult and YA categories

The Leapfrog Global Fiction Prize, run jointly by UK indie Can of Worms and New York-based Leapfrog Press, is to split into adult fiction and young adult fiction categories this year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-15 13:28:10 UTC ]
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