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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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Jane Bettany has won HQ and Gransnet's writing prize for unpublished women writers aged over 40.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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Burns tipped to win Women's Fiction Prize

Anna Burns is the bookies' favourite to win the £30,000 Women's Prize for Fiction, with the latest odds from William Hill putting Milkman (Faber) at 6/4.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book

Translator Damion Searls has received the US$10,000 Wolff Translator's Prize, and the Women Poet's Prize announces a collection of Rebecca Swift's work. The post Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Women’s Prize launches new podcast series

A new six-part podcast series for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, produced by prize sponsor Fremantle, has launched. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Women dominate Commonwealth Short Story Prize regional awards

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize has announced its five regional awards this year have all been won by women. 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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'This generation is different'; Frances-White says women will take trade's top jobs

Almost 200 people attended the first official Conduit event, as host Deborah Frances-White spoke of how soon the industry’s top jobs will “routinely” be taken by women as this generation smashes the glass ceiling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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International Women’s Day 2019: Progress Among Publishers in France

Women hold an impressive number of executive posts in French publishing. On International Women's Day, the hope is that more can move into top spots. The post International Women’s Day 2019: Progress Among Publishers in France appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Burns and Rooney make Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist

The 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist has been revealed, featuring Man Booker winner Anna Burns, Costa Novel Award winner Sally Rooney and seven debut novelists.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperFiction joins up with Comedy Women in Print Prize to offer winner a contract

HarperFiction is joining forces with the Comedy Women in Print Prize, with the publisher offering the winner a publishing contract and £5,000 advance.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Williams, Alderton and Akbar to judge 2019 Women's Prize

The 2019 Women’s Prize’s judging panel has been unveiled, featuring author and historian Kate Williams, writer Dolly Alderton, and Unbound’s Arifa Akbar among others. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fremantle joins as sponsor of Women's Prize for Fiction

Global TV production company Fremantle has become a sponsor of the Women’s Prize for Fiction for 2019, as the award transforms into a charity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Winners of the inaugural Women Poets’ Prize revealed

Claire Collison, Anita Pati and Nina Mingya Powles have won the inaugural Women Poets’ Prize, celebrating poetry and the empowerment of women. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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