Lucy Ellman 'masterpiece' wins Goldsmiths Prize

Lucy Ellmann’s 1,000-page novel written almost entirely in one long sentence, Ducks, Newburyport (Galley Beggar Press), has won the £10,000 2019 Goldsmiths Prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 10:44:25 UTC ]
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Nicola Barker wins Goldsmiths prize for her novel H(a)ppy

Barker beats novels by Will Self and Jon McGregor to take home the £10,000 literary prize for her narrative-bending vision of a dystopian futureNicola Barker’s H(a)ppy has won this year’s Goldsmiths prize for “fiction at its most novel”, praised by judges as a work of “vaulting ambition”.... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Barker wins Goldsmiths Prize with 'experimental' and 'defiant' novel

Man Booker longlistee Nicola Barker has won the 2017 Goldsmiths Prize with H(a)ppy (William Heinemann), a novel described as “an embodiment of the defiant and inventive spirit”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How do you win the Man Booker prize? Move to New York or London | Lucy Diver

The prize used to champion unknowns and outsiders. But a 2014 rule change has cemented the neo-colonial cultural dominance of the US and the UKThe upstairs room of an indie bookstore. A book launch for a local author. Crisps and wine are being handed out, a buzz is in the air, congratulations... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Sarah Ward wins Lucy Cavendish College Fiction Prize

Lucy Cavendish College, part of the University of Cambridge, has named the 2017 winner of its fiction prize as Sarah Ward, with her novel Resurrection, Port Glasgow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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McCormack's Solar Bones wins the Goldsmiths Prize

Solar Bones by Mike McCormack (Tramp Press), a book written in a single novel-length sentence, has won the Goldsmiths Prize 2016 for "boldly original fiction”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barry's Beatlebone wins Goldsmiths Prize 2015

Kevin Barry's Beatlebone (Canongate) has been named the winner of the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize 2015 in recognition of “writing at its most novel”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ali Smith wins £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize

Novelist Ali Smith has won the Goldsmiths Prize, awarded for "boldly original" fiction. Smith won the £10,000 award, now in its second year, for How to be Both (Hamish Hamilton), the two-part novel which lost out to Richard Flanagan on the shortlist for this year's Man Booker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ali Smith wins Goldsmiths Prize

Novelist Ali Smith has won the Goldsmiths Prize, awarded for "boldly original" fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Debut novelist wins Goldsmiths prize

A debut novelist who spent nine years trying to get her first book published is rewarded for her persistence with a £10,000 literary prize for original fiction. Continue reading at BBC News

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Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize

The agency, formed by three publishing houses, this year has captured both the 'adult' Finlandia Prize and the junior prize in children's literature. The post Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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British writers can’t win the big US prizes, so why can Americans win the Booker? | Tibor Fischer

Opening the prize to global competition has been good for its profile, good for US writers - and a problem for novelists here and from the CommonwealthTonight the five judges of the Man Booker prize will announce this year’s winner. It was also the votes of five judges that chose the winners at... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Carrère wins first French "prize of prizes"

The first annual literary ‘prize of prizes’ has been awarded to Emmanuel Carrè... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Paul Theroux wins top prize at Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards

Paul Theroux has received this year’s top prize at the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards, winning the Outstanding Contribution to Travel Writing Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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De’Shawn Charles Winslow wins 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Huge congratulations to De’Shawn Charles Winslow, who last night took home the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize for his acclaimed debut In West Mills. Winslow was presented with the prestigious prize—which has in previous years been awarded to Junot Diaz, Tiphanie Yanique, Viet Thanh Nguyen,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Podcasts can now win Pulitzer Prizes

Podcasts like S-Town, Serial and Believed aren't just enthralling, they're also great examples of hard-hitting, in-depth reporting. With that in mind, the Pulitzer Prize Board is adding a new journalism prize category for audio reporting. Continue reading at Engadget

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Bettany wins HQ and Gransnet prize for women writers over 40

Jane Bettany has won HQ and Gransnet's writing prize for unpublished women writers aged over 40.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Edna O’Brien wins David Cohen Prize for 'moving mountains both politically and lyrically'

Eighty-eight-year-old Irish author Edna O’Brien has won the £40,000 David Cohen Prize for Literature for having “broken down social and sexual barriers for women in Ireland and beyond and moved mountains both politically and lyrically through her writing”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harvey wins Staunch Book Prize

Samantha Harvey’s The Western Wind (Vintage) has won the £1000 2019 Staunch Book Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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