Oscar nominations announced, Academy still LOVES white dudes.

Sooo. People are pissed—rightly so, I think—about the particularly white, particularly male slate of nominations for this year’s Academy Awards.* For example, in a year with movies like Little Women (directed by Greta Gerwig), The Farewell (directed by Lulu Wang), and Hustlers (directed by Lorene Scafaria) the best director nominees are a mid-1990s suburban teen […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-13 15:46:10 UTC ]
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2021 Whiting Award Winners Announced

The ten winners of the 36th Whiting Awards, each of which comes with a $50,000 prize, were announced on April 14 in a virtual ceremony. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Whiting Foundation has announced its 2020 Literary Magazine Prize awardees.

Today, the Whiting Foundation announced the five print and digital winners for its third annual Literary Magazine Prizes. Since launching in 2018, the Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes seek to recognize, reward, and support publications that actively nurture writers who produce extraordinary... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 12:00:53 UTC ]
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2020 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowships Announced

The Academy of American Poets has announced its 2020 Poets Laureate Fellows. The 23 fellowships are intended to help the poets lead civic poetry programs in their communities over the next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio: Announces Call For Nominations for 2020’s Top Women in Media Awards

NEW YORK—Folio:, the publishing industry’s go-to source for news, business intelligence and peer-to-peer recognition, has opened the call for nominations for the 2020 Top Women in Media Awards. Each year, the awards program honors 80+ leaders who have made a lasting impact on their brands,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-01-28 21:07:59 UTC ]
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Announcing the 2019 Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes

This morning, the Whiting Foundation has announced the winners of the second annual Literary Magazine Prizes, which are given “for superb publishing, advocating for writers, and strengthening the literary community.” This year, the number of awards was increased from three to five, with two new... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-18 13:00:28 UTC ]
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Inaugural Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowships Announced

The Academy of American Poets has announced the recipients of its inaugural fellowships,awarding 13 poets laureate across the U.S. with a combined $1,050,000 in recognition of their literary merit and to support civic programs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oscar’s Book Prize Announces Its 2019 Shortlist for Kids Under 5

Named for an avid young reader who died very early, Oscar's Book Prize recognizes titles for pre-schoolers with an eye to family reading. The post Oscar’s Book Prize Announces Its 2019 Shortlist for Kids Under 5 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Announcing the Oscar's

James Ashton reflects on the last few years of Oscar's Book Prize—and what he hopes to see submitted in 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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8 books that inspired this year's Oscar-nominated films

If you're a movie buff, your list of films to watch probably increased dramatically Tuesday after the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards were announced in Beverly Hills. But if you prefer spending an evening curled up on your couch with a good book, and not in a theater with an overly expensive... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Glenn Close reflects on her 7th Oscar nomination and that ‘spontaneous’ Globes speech

Glenn Close scored her seventh Oscar nomination for her lead performance in “The Wife.” The Sony Pictures Classics drama sees Close playing Joan Castleman, the accommodating spouse of an acclaimed Nobel Prize-winning author. With six prior nods, for “The World According to Garp” (1982), “The Big... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CILIP announces Carnegie and Kate Greenaway nominations

Former children’s laureate Chris Riddell has three books nominated for the 2019 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal, whilst authors Sita Brahmachari, Juno Dawson and Emma Carroll appear twice on the list of nominations for the Carnegie Medal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The German Book Prize Academy Announces Its 2018 Jury in Frankfurt

The 2018 jury for Germany's top literary prize includes literary critics, authors, a bookseller, and a former publisher. The winner will be announced on October 8. The post The German Book Prize Academy Announces Its 2018 Jury in Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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White Lion Publishing: Quarto Announces Reorganization of Its UK-Based Trade Imprints

With an aim of 'breaking down silos and embracing new ways of communicating with our target readers,' The Quarto Group consolidates three imprints into one master entity headed by Richard Green. The post White Lion Publishing: Quarto Announces Reorganization of Its UK-Based Trade Imprints... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sam Shepard, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor, dies at 73

Sam Shepard, paragon playwright of the American West, was born to roam. With a father who was an Army officer and sometime farmer and a mother who was a teacher, Shepard — born in 1943, the oldest of three — spent his childhood bouncing around the heartland. This would later inform his writing,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Library-Nominated International Dublin Literary Award Announces a Shortlist

Libraries in 14 nations put forward the 10 titles on this year's Dublin Literary Award shortlist. The winner will be announced on June 21, 2017. The post The Library-Nominated International Dublin Literary Award Announces a Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa book nominations announced

A thriller about an abducted child and a biography of Lewis Carroll's Alice character are among the 20 titles up for this year's Costa Book Awards. Continue reading at BBC News

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ABA Announces 2015 Indies Choice & E.B. White Award Winners

Independent booksellers name their favorite handsells, as well as "indie champions," Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academy Awards: Oscar winners that came from books

Oscar-winning films that were based on books include 'The Theory of Everything,' 'Still Alice,' and 'The Imitation Game.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Ellie Award Nominations Announced

The National Magazine Awards for Digital Media 2011 finalists have been announced by Sid Holt, chief executive of the American Society of Magazine Editors. The awards will be presented on March 16th, 2011. Nicknamed the Digital Ellies because of the Alexander Calder stabile "Elephant" given to... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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