Lucas to be Literature Prize administrator

  Suzy Lucas is to be prize administrator for the newly established Literature Prize.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Literature Prize Becomes The Folio Prize, Valued at £40,000

The Folio Society will sponsor the newly named Folio Prize, a literature award of £40,000 to honor the best English-language fiction published in the UK. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bagchi wins DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Amitabha Bagchi has won the $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature with his novel Half the Night is Gone (Juggernaut). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 18:21:54 UTC ]
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Two Nobel literature prize committee members resign

Two members of the external Nobel literature prize committee have quit – one over the choice of Peter Handke as this year's winner and the other over the slow pace of reforms since the sexual assault scandal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 10:30:14 UTC ]
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Cusk and Moshfegh to judge Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize

The Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize will be judged by Claire-Louise Bennett, Rachel Cusk, Niven Govinden and Ottessa Moshfegh in 2020, running in its third year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 15:02:31 UTC ]
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DSC Prize for South Asian Literature shortlist revealed

​Six novels have been shortlisted for the 2019 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, as the award returns for its ninth year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 19:11:34 UTC ]
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Egypt’s Muhammad Abdelnabi Wins France’s Arab Literature Prize

Saying he 'wanted to write a story without it being shocking,' Abdelnabi talks about his book based on an actual case of anti-gay police action in Cairo. The post Egypt’s Muhammad Abdelnabi Wins France’s Arab Literature Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-07 14:00:16 UTC ]
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Roskifte wins £40k Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize

Norwegian artist Kristin Roskifte has won the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize worth 350,000 Danish Kr (£40,000). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 13:40:57 UTC ]
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Ismail Kadare Wins Prestigious 2020 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

News and Events WLT Photo by J. Foley Opale World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, announced late Wednesday evening that Ismail Kadare is the 26th laureate of the renowned... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2019-10-16 22:21:35 UTC ]
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Debuts compete for 2019 JCB Prize for Literature

Two debut novelists, Roshan Ali and Madhuri Vijay, are in the running for India's richest literary award, the 2019 JCB Prize for Literature, alongside three other writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 17:09:45 UTC ]
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The Swedish Academy took a year off to fix the Nobel Prize in literature. It’s still broken.

Austrian author Peter Handke is this year’s winner, which doesn’t inspire much confidence in the selection process. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-10 18:32:28 UTC ]
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Tokarczuk and Handke win Nobel Prizes in Literature

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke have won the Nobel Prizes in Literature 2018 and 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 20:13:53 UTC ]
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DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Releases Its Longlist

The 2019 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature's 15-title longlist includes seven debut novelists and was chosed from 90 submissions this year. The post DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Releases Its Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-27 11:30:31 UTC ]
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Literature prize founder David Cohen dies, aged 89

Dr David Cohen, founder of the eponymous £40,000 literature prize, has died aged 89. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 10:03:11 UTC ]
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Diana Evans scoops South Bank Sky Arts literature prize

Diana Evans has won the South Bank Sky Arts Award for her book Ordinary People (Chatto & Windus). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 04:24:03 UTC ]
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Reece wins second Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize

The winner of the second annual Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize is Francesca Reece. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Uzbek novel scoops €20k EBRD Literature Prize

The first novel to be translated from Uzbek into English, described as an "Uzbek Game of Thrones" has won the ERBD Literature Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel Foundation will award two literature prizes this year

Two authors will be awarded the Nobel Prize in literature this year to make up for the cancellation of last year's award, NPR reported Tuesday. The Nobel Foundation made the announcement Tuesday, following months of speculation over the fate of the annual prestigious literary prize. Last year's... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobel Prize in Literature to be awarded twice this year

The Nobel Prize in Literature will be awarded twice this year after the Swedish Academy postponed 2018’s event over a sexual assault scandal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Changes, the Nobel Prize for Literature Returns

This fall the Nobel Prize for Literature will be awarded for both 2018 and 2019, after changes were made to how laureates are chosen in the wake of scandals that forced the literary prize to be cancelled in 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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