Oloixarac and Umoren win Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Novelist Pola Oloixarac and historian Imaobong Umoren (pictured) have been named as the 2021 winners of the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Aridjis and Paris win £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Chloe Aridjis and Daniel Saldaña Paris have won the £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award for their unpublished novels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award shortlist revealed

The six-strong shortlist for the 2021 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award has been revealed, featuring yet-to-be-published authors from the UK, Spain, Argentina and Chile. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Shortlist unveiled for Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

An eight-strong shortlist of writers from both sides of the Atlantic has been revealed for the £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Eccles Centre partners with Hay Festival for 2020 Writer’s Award

The Eccles Centre at the British Library is joining forces with Hay Festival on the Centre's £20,000 Writer’s Award, which will become the Eccles Centre and Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kohler and Stanley win 2017 Eccles British Library Writer’s Award

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Barry Lopez, award-winning writer who ventured into the Arctic, dies at 75

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Humphreys and Ward win Educational Writers' Award

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Raymond Antrobus wins 2019 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award

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Hay Festival international director awarded honorary OBE

Hay Festival international director Cristina Fuentes La Roche has been awarded an honorary OBE, in recognition of her services to education and culture in Latin America. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Conran awarded Hay Festival Creative Wales International Fellowship

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The Eccles British Library Writer's Award: investing in authors

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Eight award-winning writers pen eerie tales for English Heritage

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At London Book Fair: Hay Festival Names ‘Århus 39’ Writers

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Sharlene Wen-Ning Teo wins inaugural Deborah Rogers Writers’ Award

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Howe wins Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer award

British poet Sarah Howe has been awarded The Sunday Times/ Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award for her first collection of poems, Loop of Jade (Chatto & Windus), described as an “enthralling personal exploration of her dual heritage." Continue reading at The Bookseller

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