Orwell Foundation to launch political fiction prize

The Orwell Foundation will next month launch a prize to celebrate novels or short stories that illuminate social and political themes through the art of narrative. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orwell Prize longlists for Political Writing and Political Fiction announced

Bernardine Evaristo, Amelia Gentleman and Kate Clanchy are among the longlisted authors for this year's Orwell Prize for Political Writing and Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 16:58:58 UTC ]
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Burns and Evans make Orwell Prize for Political Fiction shortlist

Man Booker Prize winner Anna Burns and Women's Prize shortlistee Diana Evans are among the six novelists shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-10 01:32:56 UTC ]
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Burns and Gunaratne make longlist for Orwell Prize for Political Fiction

Booker and Jhalak Prize winners Anna Burns and Guy Gunaratne are among the 12 novelists longlisted for the first Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction launches poll for 10th anniversary

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a poll to find the nation’s favourite historical novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 03:53:44 UTC ]
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The European Union Prize for Literature Launches Its 10th Anniversary Short Fiction Anthology

A trend toward public reading-engagement projects continues, this time as the European Union Prize for Literature's 10th-anniversary short-fiction competition opens for reads and votes on newly created 'European stories.' The post The European Union Prize for Literature Launches Its 10th... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Portobello launches literary non-fiction prize

Portobello Books is launching a new non-fiction prize for unpublished writers, in association with literary agency C+W and retailer Foyles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Goldsboro Books launches contemporary fiction prize

Goldsboro Books has launched a new £2,000 prize for “compelling” contemporary fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Folio Prize Foundation launches mentorships programme with First Story

The Folio Prize Foundation, in tandem with its sponsor Rathbone Investment Management, is to launch a mentorships programme for students at literacy charity First Story, with the Folio academicians acting as writing mentors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Booker Foundation launches Beryl Bainbridge prize

Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 08:55 The Man Booker Foundation is to award a special prize to the late author Beryl Bainbridge, who was shortlisted five times for the accolade but never won. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Aspen Words Prize Longlist of 16 Titles for 2019 Prize in Issue-Driven Fiction

This is the second year of operation for the Aspen Words Literary Prize, which stresses fiction that has social impact, work specifically addressing contemporary issues. The post Aspen Words Prize Longlist of 16 Titles for 2019 Prize in Issue-Driven Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Competition Notes: Sunday Times Prize Judges, Harper Lee Legal Fiction Prize Finalists

Elif Shafak and Lucy Hughes-Hallett are named judges in London; the public is one of five judges in the Alabama-based Harper Lee Prize. The post Competition Notes: Sunday Times Prize Judges, Harper Lee Legal Fiction Prize Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Mark Damazer to chair the Booker Prize Foundation

Former BBC Radio 4 Controller Mark Damazer has been announced as the new chair of the Booker Prize Foundation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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RWA axes RITA awards and launches new prize after racism row

The Romance Writers of America (RWA) is ditching its annual RITA Awards in favour of a new prize following a racism row that engulfed the organisation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Evaristo, Criado Perez and Whitehead on Orwell Prize shortlists

Bernardine Evaristo, Caroline Criado Perez and Colson Whitehead are among the authors to make the Orwell Prize shortlists for its political writing and fiction awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fibs, Factoids, and Fictions: Politics Books 2020

Authors track the surprisingly long and varied history of political mistruths in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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How language can destroy or rebuild, per Times Book Prize fiction winner Ben Lerner

The author of "The Topeka School," winner of the 2019 Times Book Prize for fiction, speaks on poetry, debate, citizenship and crisis homeschooling. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Algerian novel wins 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction

The Spartan Court by Abdelouahab Aissaoui has won the 13th International Prize for Arabic Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Abdelouahab Aissaoui Wins 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction

From this year's shortlist–which included authors from Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria–an Algerian work of historical fiction claims the 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction. The post Abdelouahab Aissaoui Wins 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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