Michele Kirsch wins £10,000 RSL Christopher Bland Prize

Michele Kirsch has won this year's Royal Society of Literature Christopher Bland Prize, for her memoir Clean (Short Books). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Robinson wins £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize for A Portable Paradise

Poet Roger Robinson has won the £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize for his “profoundly moving” A Portable Paradise (Peepal Tree Press), which includes a sequence of poems reflecting on the Grenfell Tower fire. The annual prize rewards the best work of fiction, non-fiction or work of poetry that best... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kathryn Hind wins £10,000 Betty Trask Prize at SoA Awards

Kathryn Hind, Stacey Halls and Okechukwu Nzelu are among the winners of this year's £100,000 Society of Author Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Griffin and Nott make RSL Christopher Bland Prize shortlist

Anne Griffin and David Nott have made the shortlist for this year's £10,000 RSL Christopher Bland Prize, which goes to a debut author aged 50 or over. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 14:09:31 UTC ]
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Porter, Ellmann and Cumming make £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize longlist

Laura Cumming, Max Porter and Lucy Ellmann have been longlisted for this year's £10,000 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize, rewarding fiction, non-fiction or poetry – which best evokes the spirit of a place. The RSL is promoting the list on social media this afternoon, showcasing each... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 04:38:34 UTC ]
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Lesley Nneka Arimah wins £10,000 Caine Prize

Nigerian author Lesley Nneka Arimah has won the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story ‘Skinned’. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Winn and Pearce make RSL Christopher Bland Prize shortlist

Raynor Winn and A J Pearce are among the authors on the six-strong shortlist for the inaugural Royal Society of Literature Christopher Bland Prize.  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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Hughes wins £10,000 Encore Award for The Wild Laughter

Caoilinn Hughes has won the £10,000 RSL Encore Award for her "grand feat of comic ingenuity” The Wild Laughter (Oneworld). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Louise Erdrich Wins the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize

In its fourth year, the issue-driven Aspen Words Prize goes to fiction based in the Native American struggle for tribal self-determination. The post Louise Erdrich Wins the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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McGuinness wins £10,000 Encore Award for Throw Me To The Wolves

Patrick McGuinness has won the £10,000 RSL Encore Award for his “beautiful, haunting thriller” Throw Me To The Wolves (Jonathan Cape). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hickey wins £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for The Narrow Land

Irish author Christine Dwyer Hickey has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for her “masterpiece” The Narrow Land (Atlantic), exploring the marriage of artists Edward and Jo Hopper. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Here’s the shortlist for the £10,000 Ondaatje Prize.

Today, the shortlist for the Royal Society of Literature’s Ondaatje Prize was announced. This £10,000 prize is awarded every year to a book—be it fiction, nonfiction, or poetry—that best evokes the spirit of a place. In other words: here’s a great reading list for armchair travel if you are... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Fitzcarraldo Editions, Giramondo and New Directions launch $10,000 Novel Prize

Fitzcarraldo Editions, Giramondo and New Directions are launching The Novel Prize, a $10,000 biennial award for book-length fiction by published or unpublished authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Green wins £25,000 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize

British historian Toby Green has won the £25,000 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2019 with his "treasure trove" book A Fistful of Shells (Allen Lane). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Olivia Laing calls out Boris Johnson, splits £10,000 literary prize with fellow nominees.

Celebrated British writer and cultural critic Olivia Laing has been widely praised for her decision to split her James Tate Black award winnings with her fellow shortlisted authors. “I said in Crudo that competition has no place in art and I meant it,” Laing told the gathered crowd upon... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Hilsum and Laing awarded £10,000 James Tait Black Prizes

A biography of war correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey Hilsum and Olivia Laing’s novel Crudo have won this year’s James Tait Black Prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Eaves' 'future classic' Murmur wins £30,000 Wellcome Prize

Will Eaves’ Alan Turing-inspired novel Murmur (CB Editions) has scooped the 10th Wellcome Book Prize, worth £30,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A M Heath rights assistant wins £10,000 David Miller Bursary

Prema Raj, a rights assistant at A M Heath, has won this year’s £10,000 Deborah Rogers Foundation David Miller Bursary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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