No Women for Comics Prize Incites Fury in France

The 30-name longlist for the prestigious Grand Prix d’Angoulême honoring comic book artists in France, included no women, prompting a burgeoning boycott The post No Women for Comics Prize Incites Fury in France appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Booker Prize Shortlist Highlights Debuts, Women, Indies

Six titles made the shortlist for this year's Booker Prize for Fiction, of which four are debuts. The list is also notably diverse, with four female finalists and four titles coming from independent publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Women's Prize scooped by O'Farrell for 'exceptional' Hamnet

Maggie O'Farrell has won the Women's Prize for Fiction with her “exceptional” novel Hamnet (Tinder Press), inspired by the life and death of Shakespeare’s only son. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-09 11:26:53 UTC ]
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Mosse reflects on 25 years of the Women’s Prize as 2020 event prepares to go online

A quarter of a century after the Women’s Prize for Fiction launched, co-founder Kate Mosse looks at how it has helped to change the publishing landscape and looks ahead to its virtual ceremony. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-04 15:39:23 UTC ]
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Women's Prize to hold online festival

The Women's Prize for Fiction is holding its first ever online festival, featuring three evenings of interviews with shortlisted authors, readings, behind-the-scenes content and live Q&As. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 00:13:53 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams, O'Leary and Winterson shortlisted for Comedy Women in Print Prize

Novelists including Candice Carty-Williams, Beth O'Leary and Jeanette Winterson are in the running for the Comedy Women in Print Prize (CWIP). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-16 13:06:20 UTC ]
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Women's Prize sponsor Baileys launches free Reclaim Her Name series

In collaboration with the Women's Prize for Fiction, sponsor Baileys is re-releasing free e-books of classic works using the real names of female writers who originally published under male pseudonyms. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-12 02:14:44 UTC ]
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Women's Prize launches crowdfunder for inspiration journal

The Women’s Prize for Fiction is launching a crowdfunding campaign with publisher Unbound, in honour of its 25th anniversary, to create The Women’s Prize for Fiction Journal: Celebrating 25 years of #ReadingWomen. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 05:08:34 UTC ]
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Royal Birmingham Conservatoire partners with Women Poets' Prize

The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire has partnered with the Women Poets' Prize for the 2020 award, as it launches its second year in action.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Women's Prize Trust launches writers' development programme

The Women's Prize Trust is launching Discoveries, a writers’ development programme offering aspiring female writers of all ages and backgrounds "encouragement and support" at the beginning of their creative journeys. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Here’s the shortlist for the Women’s Prize for Fiction.

The Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize) shortlist has just been announced with a special video announcement on Twitter. The Women’s Prize is presented annually to a female author for the best original full-length novel written in English and published in the United Kingdom the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Evaristo and Mantel make 2020's Women's Prize shortlist

Bernardine Evaristo's Booker-winning novel, Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) and Hilary Mantel's final novel in the Thomas Cromwell trilogy, The Mirror & The Light (Fourth Estate), have been shortlisted for 2020's £30,000 Women's Prize for Fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Carty-Williams, Stibbe and O'Leary make Comedy Women in Print Prize longlist

Candice Carty-Williams, Nina Stibbe and Beth O'Leary are among the authors longlisted for this year's Comedy Women in Print Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The 2020 International Booker Prize Shortlist is mostly women (again).

Today, the Booker Prize committee announced the shortlist for this year’s International Booker Prize—awarded annually to the best book written in any language, translated into English, and published in the UK or Ireland. The prize, £50,000, will be split evenly between author and translator of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Women's Prize for Fiction awards ceremony postponed to September

The Women's Prize for Fiction award ceremony has been postponed until September because of the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mantel, Evaristo and Carty-Williams to compete for 2020 Women's Prize

Hilary Mantel's eagerly awaited The Mirror and the Light, Bernardine Evaristo's Man Booker Prize-winning novel Girl, Woman, Other, and Candice Carty-Williams' acclaimed debut Queenie are among the 16 titles competing for the 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bettany wins HQ and Gransnet prize for women writers over 40

Jane Bettany has won HQ and Gransnet's writing prize for unpublished women writers aged over 40.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Egypt’s Muhammad Abdelnabi Wins France’s Arab Literature Prize

Saying he 'wanted to write a story without it being shocking,' Abdelnabi talks about his book based on an actual case of anti-gay police action in Cairo. The post Egypt’s Muhammad Abdelnabi Wins France’s Arab Literature Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s Comedy Women in Print Prize Adds Graphic Novel Category

Funny women who write, Helen Lederer decided, needed award recognition. So she started a prize program, Comedy Women in Print. This is its second year. The post The UK’s Comedy Women in Print Prize Adds Graphic Novel Category appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Oneworld scoops novel from Women's Prize-winner Jones

Oneworld has scooped another novel from Women’s Prize-winner Tayari Jones, a "compelling story of two half-sisters bound by family secrets". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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