Lorna Cook triumphs with debut novel to win Joan Hessayon Award

Essex author Lorna Cook has won the Romantic Novelists' Association's (RNA) prestigious Joan Hessayon Award for new writers with her debut novel The Forgotten Village (Avon).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 02:19:21 UTC ]
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Torres, Blackhawk, Santos Perez, Santat Win 2023 National Book Awards

'Blackouts,' 'The Rediscovery of America,' 'unincorporated territory [åmot],' 'The Words That Remain,' and 'A First Time for Everything' took home this year's National Book Awards at a ceremony that concluded with more than a dozen finalists calling for a ceasefire in Gaza. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bestselling author Naomi Wood wins 2023 BBC national short story award

The UEA creative writing lecturer won for Comorbidities, which judging chair Reeta Chakrabarti called a ‘sparkling gem’ that tackles serious issues with a ‘light and wry touch’• Read the story belowNaomi Wood has won the 2023 BBC national short story award for Comorbidities, a story about a... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Nigeria’s Aké Festival Wins First Aficionado Award

A project of the Frankfurt Book Fair and Torino Book Fair, the first Aficionado Award goes to Lola Shoneyin and her Aké Arts and Book Festival The post Nigeria’s Aké Festival Wins First Aficionado Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-09-12 22:14:28 UTC ]
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US National Book Foundation: Paul Yamazaki Wins the Literarian Award

For more than 50 years a bookseller at City Lights, San Francisco's Paul Yamazaki is the National Book Foundation's Literarian Award winner. The post US National Book Foundation: Paul Yamazaki Wins the Literarian Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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20 Award-Winning Historical Fiction Books

From the Pulitzer and Booker to the Walter Scott Prize and more, these award-winning historical fiction books are the best in the genre! Continue reading at Book Riot

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PW's Calvin Reid Wins CXC's Tom Spurgeon Award

Cartoon Crossroads Columbus will present the annual Tom Spurgeon Award, which recognizes individuals who have made substantial contributions to the field of comics, to former 'PW' senior news editor Reid, who in his 36-year tenure at 'PW' was instrumental in expanding the magazine's coverage of... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Keith Waldrop, Professor and Award-Winning Poet, Dies at 90

He won the National Book Award for poetry in 2009, having first been nominated 40 years earlier. He taught at Brown University for four decades. Continue reading at The New York Times

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8 Award-Winning Literary Fiction Books You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Despite winning awards, these little-known beautiful and thought-provoking literary fiction books, like Last of Her Name by Mimi Lok, remain criminally underrated. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Tom Rachman's debut novel was a joyful triumph. In his fourth, cynicism seeps in

Tom Rachman's 'The Imposters,' about an aging novelist spinning alternate histories, bears faint echoes of his acclaimed debut, 'The Imperfectionists.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Canadian captures extraordinary beauty of ordinary pigeons in award-winning photo

Two Vancouver photographers won Audubon Photography Awards this year — Liron Gertsman for his picture of preening pigeons, and Shane Kalyn for his shot of a lone puffin perched on a colourful cliff. Continue reading at CBC

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Roy Finamore, James Beard Award–Winning Author and Editor, Dies at 70

A notable author and editor of lifestyle and cookbooks, Finamore died on May 6 after a brief illness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Dead Ink wins Republic of Consciousness prize with Missouri Williams’s ‘astonishing’ debut

The award, championing small presses with fewer than five staff, was won by The Doloriad – an audaciously original novel set in a post-apocalyptic dystopiaDead Ink Books has won the Republic of Consciousness prize for small presses for Missouri Williams’s “astonishing” debut novel The Doloriad.... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Tom Benn Wins England’s Young Writer of the Year Award

The £10,000 Young Writer of the Year award from the UK's Sunday Times goes to Tom Benn for his fourth novel, 'Oxblood.' The post Tom Benn Wins England’s Young Writer of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PW's Jim Milliot Wins BISG Lifetime Service Award

The Sally Dedecker Award for Lifetime Services recognizes book publishing professionals whose "tireless and persistent" work has made a positive impact on the book publishing industry. Milliot is recognized for his "decades-long commitment to reporting on the book industry." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bologna 2023: Laurie Halse Anderson Wins Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

American author Laurie Halse Anderson is the winner of the 2023 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s largest children’s book prize. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Princeton University Press’ ‘Spiderweb Capitalism’ Wins Hawkins Award

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Children’s book ‘Freewater’ wins Newbery, Coretta Scott King awards

The American Library Association has announced the top children’s and young adult books for 2023. This year’s John Newbery Medal for best children’s book went to Amina Luqman-Dawson’s novel “Freewater” about a community of people who escaped slavery. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Luqman-Dawson, Salati, and Tahir Win Newbery, Caldecott, Printz Awards

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Victor Navasky, award-winning author and editor of the Nation, dies at 90

Liberal lion won National Book Award and edited leftwing Nation, with writers including Hitchens and Cockburn, from 1978 to 2005Victor Navasky, an award-winning author and journalist who presided over the liberal US weekly the Nation and wrote influential books on the anti-communist blacklist... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Chris Miller’s ‘Chip War’ Wins the 2022 FT Book of the Year Award

A timely selection, Chris Williams' 'Chip War' from Simon & Schuster wins the £30,000 FT Book of the Year Award in London. The post Chris Miller’s ‘Chip War’ Wins the 2022 FT Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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