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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Clark and Montes win Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Journalist Philip Clark and novelist and essayist Javier Montes have been named as the winners of the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award, at a reception at the British Library.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-01 10:40:51 UTC ]
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Guatemala's F&G Editores Wins AAP International Freedom to Publish Award

Guatemala's F&G Editores publishing house has won the 2021 Association of American Publishers International Freedom to Publish | Jeri Laber Award. The publisher's founder, Raúl Figueroa Sarti, and his colleagues have been threatened with censure and worse by the Guatemalan government and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Wisconsin Booksellers Win 'PW's Star Watch Award

Gretchen Treu and Wes Lukes, co-owners of A Room of One’s Own in Madison, Wis., were named the 2021 Superstars at last night’s virtual celebration of PW Star Watch, a program that honors up-and-coming creatives in the book business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Dusapin, Espada, Lo, Miles, and Mott Win 2021 National Book Awards

On November 17, author, comedian, and Tiny Reparations Books publisher Phoebe Robinson presided over the second virtual National Book Awards ceremony in a row and the first under the Foundation's new executive director, Ruth Dickey. Martín Espada and Jason Mott were among the night's winners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Chan, Cook and Sirdeshpande shortlisted for Blue Peter Book Awards

Children's books by Maisie Chan, Lan Cook and Rashmi Sirdeshpande are on the shortlist for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2022, in a line-up that focuses on climate change, diversity and spotting misinformation.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-11 04:37:39 UTC ]
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Bodley Head wins six-way auction for historian Stanmore's debut on practical magic

The Bodley Head has landed historian Tabitha Stanmore's debut, Cunning Folk: Life in the Era of Practical Magic, after a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-09 12:33:10 UTC ]
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Sutanto wins £3,000 CWIP Prize with debut 'crackling with comic energy'

Debut author Jesse Sutanto has won the CWIP Prize for Published Comic Novel, for her "deliciously frantic comedy caper" Dial A for Aunties (HarperCollins), with Dolly Alderton coming runner-up. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-08 09:52:15 UTC ]
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John Agard wins BookTrust’s Lifetime Achievement Award

BookTrust will today (9th November) present John Agard with this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony in London.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-08 03:20:40 UTC ]
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Children's book on Governor General's Literary Award short list a win for Indigenous publishing, author says

A children's book shortlisted for a 2021 Governor General's Literary Award was written by a University of Guelph associate professor who specializes in the history of Indigenous Peoples and illustrated by an Ojibway multidisciplinary artist. ... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-11-02 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Clifford wins Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing

Ellen Clifford has won the Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing with her book The War on Disabled People: Capitalism, Welfare and the Making of a Human Catastrophe (Zed Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-29 01:12:22 UTC ]
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McLean wins £20k Kindle Storyteller Award

Thriller author Rachel McLean has won the £20,000 Kindle Storyteller Award for her novel The Corfe Castle Murders  after a "record number" of submissions.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-23 09:39:42 UTC ]
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Third time lucky as Caldwell wins BBC National Short Story Award

Lucy Caldwell has won the BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University, a prize she has been nominated for three times.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-20 02:07:31 UTC ]
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Boyle wins Amazon Publishing New Voices Award

Journalist and writer Darren Boyle has won Capital Crime's Amazon Publishing New Voices Award for his thriller The Black Pool, which is set in contemporary Dublin and follows a journalist who ventures deep into the murky world of gang-organised tiger raids. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-19 15:51:36 UTC ]
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Sarah Winman wins inaugural £10k InWords Literary Award

Sarah Winman has won the inaugural InWords Literary Award, for her "transcendent, utterly humane" novel Still Life (Fourth Estate). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-17 15:33:39 UTC ]
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Hyo-eun wins at World Illustration Awards

Korean author Kim Hyo-eun has won the Professional Children’s Publishing category of the World Illustration Awards 2021, with her book I Am the Subway, translated by Deborah Smith and published in the UK by Scribble. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-13 05:13:06 UTC ]
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Hamish Hamilton's Chukwu wins at Black British Business Awards

Hannah Chukwu, assistant editor at PRH imprint Hamish Hamilton, has won the Arts & Media Rising Star award at this year's Black British Business Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-07 21:27:46 UTC ]
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Thames & Hudson’s Strata wins Alice Award

Thames & Hudson has won the $25,000 (£18,428) Alice Award for Strata: William Smith’s Geological Maps, co-published with Chicago Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-06 00:13:02 UTC ]
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Brazen wins five-way auction for Brady's debut

Octopus imprint Brazen has won a five-way auction for the debut book from Scottish comedian and writer Fern Brady about her experience of autism.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-30 02:00:06 UTC ]
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Pau and Altaf win Creative Future Writers’ Awards

The 12 winners have been revealed for this year's Creative Future Writers’ Awards, celebrating prose and poetry from underrepresented writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-28 13:27:24 UTC ]
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Picador wins four-way auction for Patterson debut collection

Picador has won a four-way auction for the “meditative and powerful” debut collection by poet James Conor Patterson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-14 01:12:14 UTC ]
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