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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Spread the Word launches London Writers Awards 2021

Submissions are now open for Spread the Word's 2021 London Writers Awards, which this year focus on developing authors of literary fiction, commercial fiction, YA/children’s fiction and narrative non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-18 03:44:16 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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-06 13:02:43 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 11:44:25 UTC ]
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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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The UK’s Young Writer Award Gains Charlotte Aitken Trust Sponsorship

The Young Writer Award led by the Sunday Times in the United Kingdom now is sponsored by the Charlotte Aitken Trust. The post The UK’s Young Writer Award Gains Charlotte Aitken Trust Sponsorship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair’s 2021 International Excellence Awards Winners

The winners of the honors are to discuss their work in some of London Book Fair's all-digital programming on June 29. The post London Book Fair’s 2021 International Excellence Awards Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair: The 2021 International Excellence Awards Shortlist

These awards include recognition for rights professionals, audiobook publishers, bookstores, educational learning resources, and more. The post London Book Fair: The 2021 International Excellence Awards Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair International Excellence Awards shortlists revealed

The shortlists for the London Book Fair International Excellence Awards 2021 have been revealed, featuring 15 countries across five continents alongside nods for Hachette, Lantana and Springer Nature's inclusivity work in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Eight Writers Awarded $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prizes

The winners of the 2021 Windham-Campbell Prizes administered by Yale University are Dionne Bran, Kate Briggs, Nathan Alan Davis, Renee Gladman, Vivian Gornick, Michael R. Jackson, Canisia Lubrin, and Natalie Scenters-Zapico. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In London, Nielsen Announces Its 2021 Bestseller Awards

UK book sales tracked by the Nielsen Bestseller Awards in 2020 produced eight new platinum-sellers, bringing the total since 2000 to 149. The post In London, Nielsen Announces Its 2021 Bestseller Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Gollancz celebrates Rivers of London 10th anniversary with special editions

Gollancz is marking the 10th anniversary of Ben Aaronovitch's bestselling Rivers of London series with two special editions of the first book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Christy Awards Add New Honor for Writers of Color

Author, agent see positives in the Own Voice Award for the program honoring the best in Christian fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Crime, Children's and YA Celebrity campaign categories unveiled for PPC Awards

This year's Publishers Publicity Circle Awards, which this week unveiled their shortlists, include a Crime and Thriller campaign category and an award for the Best Children’s and YA Celebrity campaign for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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London Review of Books editor Mary-Kay Wilmers steps down after 30 years

Influential editor and co-founder of the literary magazine to be succeeded by senior staffMary-Kay Wilmers is stepping down from her role as editor of the London Review of Books, a position she has held for almost 30 years.Wilmers was one of the founders of the literary magazine in 1979, along... Continue reading at The Guardian

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CUP to celebrate inspiring teachers at awards

Cambridge University Press is asking people to nominate inspiring people for its Dedicated Teacher Awards after a tough year for the profession during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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London Book Fair’s International Excellence Awards: Deadline Friday

In last year's International Excellence Awards, Europe and Asia were prominent among winners, with Bonnier taking the inclusivity prize. The post London Book Fair’s International Excellence Awards: Deadline Friday appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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