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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Anna Burns wins the International Dublin Literary Award for Milkman.

Today, Graywolf Press announced that Anna Burns’ Milkman has been selected as the winner of the International Dublin Literary Award. The Award, now celebrating its 25th year, is the world’s largest annual prize for a single work of fiction published in English. The prize comes with a whopping... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-22 15:20:06 UTC ]
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Porter and Shearring win Little Rebels Award

Author Jane Porter and illustrator Maisie Paradise Shearring have won the £2,000 Little Rebels Award for their children's book, The Boy who Loved Everyone (Walker Books).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 11:29:11 UTC ]
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Anna Burns wins €100k International Dublin Literary Award

Anna Burns has become the first author from Northern Ireland to win the 2020 International Dublin Literary Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 09:28:46 UTC ]
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Store at Center of George Floyd Protests Wins MIBA Award

The Midwest Independent Booksellers Association named Moon Palace owners Jamie and Angela Schwesnedl booksellers of the year, lauding the couple for their response to the civil unrest in Minneapolis this past spring. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Anna McNuff wins £20K Kindle Storyteller Award

Anna McNuff has won this year's Kindle Storyteller Award for her account of a 5,500-mile cycling odyssey through South America. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-20 06:44:21 UTC ]
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PUP author Penrose awarded Nobel Prize for Physics

Theoretical physicist and Princeton University Press author Roger Penrose has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, with Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez, for his work on black holes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-07 00:04:24 UTC ]
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Sarah Hall wins BBC National Short Story Award for second time

Sarah Hall has become the first author to win the BBC National Short Story Award twice in its 15-year history.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-06 01:38:09 UTC ]
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Johny Pitts' Afropean wins Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing

Johny Pitts has won the 2020 Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing with his 'unique political documentary' Afropean: Notes from Black Europe (Allen Lane).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 11:39:51 UTC ]
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Elmer creator McKee wins BookTrust's Lifetime Achievement Award

Author and illustrator David McKee has won BookTrust's annual Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'incredible' contribution to children's books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 08:05:49 UTC ]
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Two Dollar Radio Wins 2020 Voice of the Heartland Award

Two Dollar Radio, a Columbus, Ohio–based indie press that operates a bookstore/cafe, will receive this year's Voice of the Heartland Award, co-sponsored by the Great Lakes Indie Booksellers and Midwest Indie Booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hyder and Odedina win Branford Boase Award

Liz Hyder has won this year's Branford Boase Award for her "outstanding" children's debut novel, Bearmouth, sharing the prize with her editor Sarah Odedina, who is editor-at-large at Pushkin Children's Books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-10 05:05:30 UTC ]
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An Award-Winning Debut Novel About Innocence Shattered Offers Terror and Solace

“The Discomfort of Evening,” by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, winner of this year’s International Book Prize, is about strictly religious dairy farmers mourning a son’s death. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-08 16:16:33 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker wins Taiwanese American author's debut novel

Harvill Secker has won a debut novel by K-Ming Chang in a "heated" five-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-07 06:51:52 UTC ]
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Author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, Translator Michele Hutchison, Win International Booker Prize

A book written in a child's voice wins the 2020 International Booker Prize, its author from a devoutly religious Dutch farming family. The post Author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, Translator Michele Hutchison, Win International Booker Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-26 16:17:28 UTC ]
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Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year

The 2020 Singapore Book Awards include three newly added digital-publishing categories including audiobook, ebook, and digital marketing. The post Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-13 16:08:03 UTC ]
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UK Book Industry: Society of Authors’ Hardship Fund Renews Appeal for Donations

The UK's authors' union opens a new push for grassroots funding of small emergency grants needed by authors in the pandemic. The post UK Book Industry: Society of Authors’ Hardship Fund Renews Appeal for Donations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-10 14:09:22 UTC ]
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Society of Authors gives £185,000 in grants to writers

The Society of Authors (SoA) had awarded grants totalling £185,000 to writers including Derek Owusu and John Mapanje for their works in progress. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-06 14:46:48 UTC ]
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OECD wins University Press Redux Sustainability Award

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development is the first recipient of the University Press Redux Sustainability Award, for its digital discovery tool SDG Pathfinder.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-28 00:46:47 UTC ]
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Walden, Takei, Telgemeier, Tamaki Win 2020 Eisner Awards

Tillie Walden’s 'Are You Listening?; (First Second) was awarded the 2020 Eisner Award for the Best New Graphic Novel, during an online version of the annual awards ceremony that was streamed the evening of July 24. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fury autobiography wins Telegraph's Sports Book of the Year Award

Tyson Fury's autobiography Behind the Mask (Century) has won Sports Book of the Year at this year's Telegraph Sports Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-15 15:05:13 UTC ]
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