London Writers Awards celebrates 30 'underrepresented' writers

Spread the Word has chosen 30 writers from underrepresented backgrounds for its second annual London Writers Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 16:49:46 UTC ]
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British Book Awards Celebrates Three Decades: The ’30 From 30′ Longlist

To toast its 30th anniversary, the 'Nibbies' ceremony on May 18 will name a 'best of the best' winner with the lucky author onstage. The post British Book Awards Celebrates Three Decades: The ’30 From 30′ Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-14 17:24:27 UTC ]
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British Book awards balance art and selling power to decide best writer in 30 years

Novelists rub shoulders with presidents, chefs, comedians and thriller megastars on longlist to define the title with the biggest impact on the book worldIt could be almost the setup for a joke, but a former president, a Booker winner and an erotic fiction superstar have walked on to the British... Continue reading at The Guardian

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In London, Raymond Antrobus Named 2019 Young Writer Award Winner

For Antrobus' 'commitment not just to recognizing difference but to the difficult act of forgiveness,' the Young Writer Award goes to poetry this year. The post In London, Raymond Antrobus Named 2019 Young Writer Award Winner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Library backs Jacaranda project celebrating black British writers

The London Library has joined forces with indie publisher Jacaranda for its #Twentyin2020 project, celebrating black British writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rowling, Smith and Oliver make British Book Awards '30 from 30' shortlist

JK Rowling, Zadie Smith and Jamie Oliver have made the shortlist for the British Book Awards "30 from 30" trophy that will crown one book the “best” of the past three decades. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 13:31:41 UTC ]
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‘Writer’s Summit’ from London Book Fair and Writer’s Digest Announces Pitch Slam Agents

Now with a 'pitch slam' event in which writers present projects to agents, the November 'Writer's Summit' is co-chaired by The Guardian's Alison Flood. The post ‘Writer’s Summit’ from London Book Fair and Writer’s Digest Announces Pitch Slam Agents appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amid ‘the ‘Low-Level Hum of Panic,’ the UK’s Young Writer Award Names Its Jury

One juror for the 2020 Young Writer of the Year award says she hopes 'we won’t see a rash of virus or pandemic stories.' The post Amid ‘the ‘Low-Level Hum of Panic,’ the UK’s Young Writer Award Names Its Jury appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Faulks and de Waal judge Young Writer of the Year Award

Sebastian Faulks, Kit de Waal and Tessa Hadley are among the judges for this year's Sunday Times and University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Eight Writers Awarded $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prizes

The winners of the 2020 Windham-Campbell Prizes have been announced. Each will receive $165,000 each to support their work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair Announces Its 2020 International Excellence Award Winners

Awards this year go to winners in India, New Zealand, Kenya, Germany, Egypt, Spain, Indonesia, Finland, Italy, the UK, and USA. The post London Book Fair Announces Its 2020 International Excellence Award Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair award winners revealed

The winners of the London Book Fair Awards 2020 have been revealed with the LBF International Excellence Awards, CAMEOs and UK Book Blog Awards all taking place online after the event was cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Writers Li, Lok, de Waal Win Big at PEN Lit Awards

On March 2 at the PEN Literary Awards ceremony, more than $330,000 in prize money and fellowships were awarded to a host of winning writers of all kinds. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Buoyant 2020 Audie Awards Celebrates 'The Only Plane in the Sky,' Stephen King

At the Audio Publishers Association's annual Audie Awards, which marked a quarter century this year, 'The Only Plane in the Sky' took home the top award and Stephen King received a lifetime achievement as host Mo Rocca and others saluted the progress of the audiobook form over the past 25 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event

The Sheikh Zayed Book Prize announces shortlists and readies a special program at London Book Fair on the impact of prize programs on translation. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020: Shortlists and a London Book Fair Event appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Nigel Newton, founding CEO of Bloomsbury, is to receive a London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'huge contribution to the book industry.' The post Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Nigel Newton to receive London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award 2020

Nigel Newton, founder and chief executive of Bloomsbury Publishing will be presented with the London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Here are the finalists for the NYPL’s Helen Bernstein Award, which celebrates working journalists.

Since 1988, the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism has been shining a light on journalists who call attention to vital current events or societal issues. The titles up for consideration this year tackle domestic violence, sexual harassment, mass... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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London Book Fair’s 2020 Trailblazer Award Longlist: Promising Pros

The London Book Fair's Trailblazer Awards for publishing professionals younger than 30 has a longlist of 31 contenders in its fifth year of operation. The post London Book Fair’s 2020 Trailblazer Award Longlist: Promising Pros appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Humphreys and Ward win Educational Writers' Award

Author Alistair Humphreys and illustrator Kevin Ward have won the 2019 Educational Writers’ Award for Great Adventurers (Big Picture Press). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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