NBF Names Annie Proulx Winner of Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters

The author of such works of fiction as 'The Shipping News' and 'Barkskins' is the 30th recipient of the medal, which has writers including Robert A. Caro, Judy Blume, and Toni Morrison. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Annie Proulx To Receive US National Book Foundation’s Distinguished Contribution Award

Hailed for grasp of 'the beauty and complexities of rural America,' Annie Proulx is to be the 30th laureate of the National Book Foundation's top honor. The post Annie Proulx To Receive US National Book Foundation’s Distinguished Contribution Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Robinson Named Winner of NBF's Literarian Award

The National Book Foundation has named Scholastic chairman, president, and CEO Dick Robinson the recipient of its 2017 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NBF Names Kyle Zimmer 2014 Literarian Award Winner

Zimmer is the president and co-founder of the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit social enterprise, First Book Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Adichie named Women's Prize 'Winner of Winners'

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been crowned the Women’s Prize for Fiction ‘Winner of Winners’ for her novel Half of a Yellow Sun (HarperCollins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-11 09:24:21 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Names Its Domestic Wildcard Winner; Forgoes an International Winner

Because the pandemic makes travel uncertain, Frankfurter Buchmesse names only a German Wildcard winner this year: Munich's &Töchter Verlag. The post Frankfurt Names Its Domestic Wildcard Winner; Forgoes an International Winner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-15 14:45:42 UTC ]
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UK: The 49th Costa Book Awards Name Category Winners

The five category winners of the 2020 Costa Book Awards are announced, with the 'book of the year' honor to come later this month. The post UK: The 49th Costa Book Awards Name Category Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-05 13:59:16 UTC ]
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Jordan Smith Named Interim NBF Executive Director

National Book Foundation deputy director Jordan Smith has been appointed interim executive director of the Foundation, succeeding current executive director Lisa Lucas, who is leaving to become senior v-p and publisher of Pantheon and Schocken books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Annie Bell | 'Cutting down on waste is an area where we can all contribute as consumers'

Last spring, Pan Macmillan announced the creation of One Boat, a new sustainability imprint from the team behind Bluebird. Its name references the power of “one—the idea that one person can make a significant impact; and that one changed habit can make a big difference”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-01 23:08:18 UTC ]
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Cynthia Leitich Smith Named Winner of the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature

News and Events Photo by Christopher T. Assaf World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, today announced Cynthia Leitich Smith as the winner of the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-10-20 23:56:14 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of the 2020 American Book Awards.

Three cheers for more exciting book news! Today, the Before Columbus Foundation announced the winners of the 41st-annual American Book Awards. The award, which has no categories or nominees, was created to recognize extraordinary literary achievement from the entire spectrum of America’s diverse... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-14 16:38:41 UTC ]
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Stibbe, Jones and Simmonds named CWIP winners

Nina Stibbe, Ruth Jones and Posy Simmonds are among the winners of 2020's Comedy Women in Print Prize (CWIP), shining a light on witty writing by women in the UK and Ireland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-14 10:20:33 UTC ]
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Singapore Book Council Names its 2020 Literature Prize Winners

The Singapore Literature Prize program honors work in the four official languages of the island nation: Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil. The post Singapore Book Council Names its 2020 Literature Prize Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-31 14:19:11 UTC ]
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Clavis Names Amal Karzai’s ‘My Key’ Winner of Inaugural U.S. Key Colors Competition

Karzai’s picture book My Key was awarded top honors—$8,000 and a publishing contract from Clavis—in the first-ever Key Colors Competition in the United States. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Creative Future names 2020 Writers' Award winners

Grief, male sexuality and the plight of pets in Covid-stricken Wuhan are some of the subjects of the 12 winning entries in the Creative Future Writers’ Award, chosen by judges including author Kerry Hudson and poet Anthony Anaxagorou. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 13:08:30 UTC ]
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Vietnamese publisher named as 2020 Prix Voltaire winner

Vietnam's Liberal Publishing House has been announced as this year's International Publisher's Association's Prix Voltaire laureate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 06:37:25 UTC ]
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Pulitzer Prize Winner Named Editor in Sharon, New Castle

Jeffrey Gerritt, recipient of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, has been appointed editor of the Sharon Herald and Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-02 19:35:11 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead and This American Life among Pulitzer 2020 winners

Author wins fiction prize for The Nickel Boys while the first ever prize for audio reporting goes to an episode of the hit podcastColson Whitehead, This American Life and writers from the New York Times are among this year’s Pulitzer prize winners.During an online, at-home video, the Pulitzer... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-04 20:00:59 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Audio Puts Out 2020 Call; International Booker Postpones Naming Winner

Frankfurter Buchmesse opens Frankfurt Audio submissions and the UK's International Booker Prize postpones its winner announcement. The post Frankfurt Audio Puts Out 2020 Call; International Booker Postpones Naming Winner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-20 15:35:08 UTC ]
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The UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award Names 2020 Winners

Writers from Tunisia, Palestine, Iraq, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States are among those honored today by the world's most lucrative awards program for Arabic literature. The post The UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award Names 2020 Winners appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-08 15:22:38 UTC ]
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