Nether regions and pavements hot on Diagram Prize shortlist

Witches, camels, nether regions and pavements are just some of the subjects covered by the shortlisted books on this year's Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year. The seven-strong shortlist celebrates the most peculiar titles published in the year, with the winner chosen by a public vote. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Kim Scott Walwyn Prize shortlist has been revealed following a record number of nominations.  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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Williams hails 'forward thinking' Women's Prize shortlist, but accident-hit Mosse misses celebration

Women's Fiction Prize co-founder Kate Mosse missed last night's celebration for the 2019 award shortlist after being knocked off her bike in central London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist revealed

Man Booker winner Anna Burns and debut author Oyinkan Braithwaite have made the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize shortlist revealed

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Alexander and Rooney shortlisted for CLiPPA poetry prize

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SoA Awards prize money hits £100,000 as Longford shortlist revealed

The prize money for this year’s Society of Authors’ Awards will exceed £100,000 for the first time, say organisers, as the  Elizabeth Longford Prize shortlist is unveiled. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Stibbe and Doyle make female-dominated Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize shortlist

Nina Stibbe and Roddy Doyle have been nominated for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction, on a shortlist that is dominated by women. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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White Review short story prize reveals shortlist, following record entries

The White Review Short Story Prize has unveiled its shortlist following a record year of 570 submissions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wolfson History Prize shortlist unveiled

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Oscar’s Book Prize Announces Its 2019 Shortlist for Kids Under 5

Named for an avid young reader who died very early, Oscar's Book Prize recognizes titles for pre-schoolers with an eye to family reading. The post Oscar’s Book Prize Announces Its 2019 Shortlist for Kids Under 5 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Man Booker International Prize shortlist sees Tokarczuk nominated again as women dominate

Indie publishers and women, including last year’s winner Olga Tokarczuk, dominate the £50,000 Man Booker International Prize shortlist, revealed on Tuesday (9th April). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Women dominate Commonwealth Short Story Prize shortlist

Female authors dominate this year’s Commonwealth Short Story Prize, with 15 women making up the 21-strong line-up and two British authors in the mix.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Puffin and Bloomsbury strike twice on Oscar’s Book Prize shortlist

Penguin Random House division Puffin and Bloomsbury both have two titles shortlisted for this year’s £5,000 Oscar’s Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Burns and Stagg shortlisted for £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize

Man Booker Prize winner Anna Burns and Guy Stagg are among the eight authors shortlisted for the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize with indie publishers dominating this year’s award.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Akala and Eaves make James Tait Black Prizes shortlist

Hip-hop artist Akala and Will Eaves are among the authors on the shortlist for the centenary awards of the James Tait Black Prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A “dazzling” six-book shortlist has been announced for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fitzcarraldo Essay Prize shortlist unveiled

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Indies dominate Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

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Shortlist unveiled for Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses

Novels dominate this year’s shortlist for the Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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