Nicola Barker wins Goldsmiths prize for her novel H(a)ppy

Barker beats novels by Will Self and Jon McGregor to take home the £10,000 literary prize for her narrative-bending vision of a dystopian futureNicola Barker’s H(a)ppy has won this year’s Goldsmiths prize for “fiction at its most novel”, praised by judges as a work of “vaulting ambition”. Related: H(a)ppy by Nicola Barker review – visionary satire of a new information age Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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Barker wins Goldsmiths Prize with 'experimental' and 'defiant' novel

Man Booker longlistee Nicola Barker has won the 2017 Goldsmiths Prize with H(a)ppy (William Heinemann), a novel described as “an embodiment of the defiant and inventive spirit”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lucy Ellman 'masterpiece' wins Goldsmiths Prize

Lucy Ellmann’s 1,000-page novel written almost entirely in one long sentence, Ducks, Newburyport (Galley Beggar Press), has won the £10,000 2019 Goldsmiths Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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McCormack's Solar Bones wins the Goldsmiths Prize

Solar Bones by Mike McCormack (Tramp Press), a book written in a single novel-length sentence, has won the Goldsmiths Prize 2016 for "boldly original fiction”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barry's Beatlebone wins Goldsmiths Prize 2015

Kevin Barry's Beatlebone (Canongate) has been named the winner of the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize 2015 in recognition of “writing at its most novel”. 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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Ali Smith wins Goldsmiths Prize

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Debut novelist wins Goldsmiths prize

A debut novelist who spent nine years trying to get her first book published is rewarded for her persistence with a £10,000 literary prize for original fiction. Continue reading at BBC News

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Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize

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British writers can’t win the big US prizes, so why can Americans win the Booker? | Tibor Fischer

Opening the prize to global competition has been good for its profile, good for US writers - and a problem for novelists here and from the CommonwealthTonight the five judges of the Man Booker prize will announce this year’s winner. It was also the votes of five judges that chose the winners at... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Carrère wins first French "prize of prizes"

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Hewitt wins Laurel Prize for nature and ecopoetry

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Rosen wins CLiPPA children’s poetry prize

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Abdulrazak Gurnah wins the Nobel prize in literature for 2021

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Abdulrazak Gurnah Wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature

The U.K.-based English-language Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature for “his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.” He is the fifth... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Debuts by Brown and Watson make Goldsmiths Prize shortlist

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Baschir wins White Review Short Story Prize

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Drago wins Klaus Flugge Prize for Gustavo the Shy Ghost

Flavia Z Drago has won the £5,000 Klaus Flugge Prize for the most exciting and promising newcomer to children’s picture book illustration with her book Gustavo the Shy Ghost (Walker Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rebanks and Sheldrake win Wainwright Prizes

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