Northern writers celebrated in Read Regional campaign

New Writing North, the literature development agency for the North of England, has released its list of ‘12 new books by northern writers you must read in 2019’, part of the Read Regional campaign that it began in 2008. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Northern Writers' Awards gives £47k worth of prizes to 27 writers

Twenty-seven writers have been recognised at this year's annual Northern Writers’ Awards, sharing the £47,000 prize fund to enable their new writing in progress, across forms including prose, poetry and television.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-09 14:11:07 UTC ]
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London Writers Awards celebrates 30 'underrepresented' writers

Spread the Word has chosen 30 writers from underrepresented backgrounds for its second annual London Writers Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 16:49:46 UTC ]
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Fall Regionals 2018: Read the World at the Regionals

At the fall regionals, Ingram is extending its “Be Worldly. Read Lit in Translation” campaign for literature in translation, which it launched at BookExpo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books Writers Are Reading In 2022

Want to be a fly on our bookshelf? These are the novels, short stories, essays and cookbooks that writers and editors are reading this year. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Cornerstone celebrates Fforde's latest with TV ad campaign

Cornerstone has created a TV advert featuring real readers to support the paperback publication of Katie Fforde’s novel A Wedding in the Country.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 19:17:21 UTC ]
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Northern Writers’ Awards open with new prize from Myers

The Northern Writers’ Awards has opened for submissions with a chance to win a share of £40,000 in development opportunities as former winner Benjamin Myers (pictured) launches a new short story category.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 20:45:57 UTC ]
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Crime, Children's and YA Celebrity campaign categories unveiled for PPC Awards

This year's Publishers Publicity Circle Awards, which this week unveiled their shortlists, include a Crime and Thriller campaign category and an award for the Best Children’s and YA Celebrity campaign for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-05 12:50:16 UTC ]
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Authors and publishers support NLT campaign championing literacy in regions

The National Literacy Trust's Connecting Stories campaign, championing literacy in diverse communities in need of support, has attracted the support of 18 publishers and 32 authors, including children's writers Sathnam Sanghera, Konnie Huq and Steve Antony. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 23:09:03 UTC ]
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Italy’s Fifth ‘Why I Read’ Campaign Generates Broad-Based Response

The results of the AIE's fifth annual #IoLeggoPerché book donation program for schools and libraries surprised organizers with 300,000 books. The post Italy’s Fifth ‘Why I Read’ Campaign Generates Broad-Based Response appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-04 09:46:32 UTC ]
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Italy’s ‘Why I Read’ Campaign Flies Again

Italy's annual book-donation program for school libraries is back this year, despite the constraints of the coronavirus pandemic. The post Italy’s ‘Why I Read’ Campaign Flies Again appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-18 17:11:45 UTC ]
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S&S launches regional campaign for Thomas' Firewatching

Simon & Schuster is launching a billboard campaign in Sheffield to promote Russ Thomas' debut novel Firewatching.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 11:36:23 UTC ]
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Glasgow writer wins regional Commonwealth Short Story Prize

The regional winners of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize have been announced, with 20-year-old Reyah Martin taking the title for Europe and Canada. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 23:09:53 UTC ]
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For the love of language: ‘Our Riches’ celebrates reading

Kaouther Adimi’s newly translated novel weaves together fact and fiction in a story about a famous Algerian bookstore and its fiercely loyal patrons. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-02 10:00:04 UTC ]
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For the love of language: ‘Our Riches’ celebrates reading

Kaouther Adimi’s newly translated novel weaves together fact and fiction in a story about a famous Algerian bookstore and its fiercely loyal patrons. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-02 10:00:04 UTC ]
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For the love of language: ‘Our Riches’ celebrates reading

Kaouther Adimi’s newly translated novel weaves together fact and fiction in a story about a famous Algerian bookstore and its fiercely loyal patrons. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-06-02 10:00:04 UTC ]
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Reading the Eccentric Italian Writer Who Tried to Cover Up His Fascism

On May 21st at 7:30 pm. EST Community Bookstore is hosting a virtual conversation about Curzio Malaparte’s Diary of a Foreigner in Paris between writer Gary Indiana and NYRB Classics editor Edwin Frank. You can register for free and learn more here. * Curzio Malaparte is a phrasemaker before... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-20 08:48:48 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama is now officially the best celebrity reading children’s books to us over the internet.

On “Mondays With Michelle Obama,” which begins today at 12pm EST, and will run from through May 11, the former first lady will livestream a reading of a classic children’s book as part of the PBS Kids Read-Along series. She joins an ever-expanding pool of celebrities reading books for kids... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-20 14:10:58 UTC ]
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Dean Atta: 'Reading as widely as possible will help make you a better writer'

Dean Atta answers our questions about his debut YA novel, The Black Flamingo (Hodder Children's Books), which is told in verse and has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 04:20:43 UTC ]
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10 crime writers to read while under house arrest

Authors Steph Cha and Joe Ide swapped crimes stories and favorite books during the L.A. Times Book Club's first virtual event. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-01 16:56:22 UTC ]
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