McMullan and Millwood Hargrave win Society of Authors awards

Thomas McMullan, Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Fredrik Logevall are among the writers and illustrators who have won awards from the Society of Authors this year.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 09:31:45 UTC ]
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Joseph, Ziegler, Henderson, win at Society of Author awards

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The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018

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Evaristo and Carty-Williams become first black authors to win top British Book awards

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Adam wins Authors' Club Best First Novel Award

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Maya Author Sol Ceh Moo Wins Guadalajara Fair’s Indigenous Literature Award

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Toni Morrison, Award-Winning Author of Beloved and More, Dead at 88

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Jokha Alharthi awarded Man Booker International Prize, the first Arabic-language author to win

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Myers, Aw and Mozley among 31 writers honoured with Society of Authors Awards

Tash Aw, Jesse Greengrass and Fiona Mozley are among the 31 winners of the Society of Authors 2018 Authors' Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Picador wins Millwood Hargrave’s adult bow

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Millwood Hargrave's 'mesmerising' debut wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize

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