Malorie Blackman Wins England’s 2022 PEN Pinter Prize

The former children's book laureate in the United Kingdom, Malorie Blackman will select English PEN's next 'International Writer of Courage.' The post Malorie Blackman Wins England’s 2022 PEN Pinter Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-21 14:29:40 UTC ]
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Zimbabwean novelist Dangarembga wins PEN Pinter Prize 2021

Zimbabwean novelist, playwright, filmmaker and activist Tsitsi Dangarembga has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2021 for her "cultural significance" charting "the development of Zimbabwe from a British colony to an autocratic and troubled-free state". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-08 05:20:07 UTC ]
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'Living legend' Linton Kwesi Johnson wins PEN Pinter Prize 2020

Poet and reggae recording artist Linton Kwesi Johnson has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2020 for his commitment to political expression in his work. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 08:46:24 UTC ]
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Sissay wins PEN Pinter Prize 2019

Poet and performer playwright Lemn Sissay has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize, with judges praising his ability to "forge beautiful words and a thousand reasons to live and love".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-02 23:11:15 UTC ]
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In London, Geetanjali Shree and Daisy Rockwell Win the 2022 International Booker Prize

'Tomb of Sand' is the first novel translated from an Indian language to win the award. Shree and Rockwell split the International Booker's £50,000 purse. The post In London, Geetanjali Shree and Daisy Rockwell Win the 2022 International Booker Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-05-26 21:30:55 UTC ]
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Dawnie Walton Wins the 2022 Aspen Words Literary Prize

The fifth iteration of the US$35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize goes to journalist Dawnie Walton for 'The Final Revival of Opal and Nev.' The post Dawnie Walton Wins the 2022 Aspen Words Literary Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-22 00:42:05 UTC ]
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Brandon Taylor's 'Filthy Animals' Wins 2022 Story Prize

Taylor's second book, published by Riverhead, won the $20,000 prize honoring an outstanding story collection published in 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hernández, Choi, Renkl, Peters, and Miles Win 2022 PEN Lit Awards

'The Kissing Bug' by Daisy Hernández (Tin House) received the evening's top prize, the $75,000 PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, at the February 28 event in midtown Manhattan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Boubacar Boris Diop Wins Prestigious 2022 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

News and Events (c) Rama, Cc-by-sa-2.0-fr NORMAN, OKLA. – World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, announced late Tuesday evening that Boubacar Boris Diop is the 27th... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-10-26 21:56:54 UTC ]
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Wilcox wins PEN Ackerley Prize for 'vivid' memoir Patch Work

Claire Wilcox has won the PEN Ackerley Prize 2021 for her "vivid" memoir Patch Work: A Life Amongst Clothes (Bloomsbury). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-04 21:28:36 UTC ]
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Light's Radical Romance wins PEN Ackerley Prize

Alison Light has won this year's £3,000 PEN Ackerley Prize 2020 for her memoir A Radical Romance (Fig Tree). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-19 12:48:11 UTC ]
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Befeqadu Hailu named International Writer of Courage 2019 at PEN Pinter Prize

Ethiopian writer, activist and co-founder of blogging platform Zone 9 Befeqadu Hailu has been named International Writer of Courage at the PEN Pinter Prize ceremony.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 20:42:42 UTC ]
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Daley-Ward wins PEN Ackerley Prize

Yrsa Daley-Ward has won this year’s £3,000 PEN Ackerley Prize for her memoir The Terrible (Penguin). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 15:33:37 UTC ]
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie awarded PEN Pinter Prize 2018

Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2018 for her "refusal to be deterred or detained by the categories of others".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Liptrot's 'exhilarating' memoir wins PEN Ackerley Prize

English PEN has awarded Amy Liptrot the PEN Ackerley Prize 2017 for her "exhilarating and rigourously unsentimental" memoir The Outrun (Canongate). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bangladeshi publisher Chowdhury shares PEN Pinter Prize with Atwood

Bangladeshi publisher, writer and editor Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury (known as Tutul) has been named 2016 International Writer of Courage by Margaret Atwood. Chowdhury accepted the prize in person this evening (13th October) at the British Library during a ceremony held to celebrate Atwood's PEN... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alice Jolly's crowdfunded memoir wins PEN Ackerley Prize

Alice Jolly has been awarded 2016 PEN Ackerley Prize, the UK’s only literary prize dedicated to memoir and autobiography, for crowdfunded book Dead Babies and Seaside Towns (Unbound). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atwood awarded PEN Pinter Prize ahead of UK tour

Margaret Atwood has been awarded the 2016 PEN Pinter Prize at the same time it is announced she will be embarking on a UK book tour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stargardt wins the PEN Hessell Tiltman Prize 2016

Nicholas Stargardt’s The German War: A Nation Under Arms, 1939-45 (Bodley Head) has won the PEN Hessell Tiltman Prize 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN Pinter Prize extends reach beyond UK

Vicky Featherstone, Zia Haider Rahman and Peter Stothard will be joining Maureen Freely and Antonia Fraser as judges of the 2016 PEN Pinter Prize, which has extended its eligibility to include writers from the Republic of Ireland and the Commonwealth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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