Parliamentary Book Awards 2018 winners revealed: Jowell wins best memoir

Tessa Jowell and Frances D’Souza have won Best Memoir at the Parliamentary Book Awards 2018. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Rona Jaffe Award Winners Announced for 2018

Writers Chelsea Bieker, Lisa Chen, Lydia Conklin, Gabriela Garcia, Karen Outen, and Alison C. Rollins have been awarded the 2018 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Awards, which honors women writers early in their writing careers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld wins Britain’s Got Talent winner Lee Ridley's first book

Transworld has won "a highly competitive" auction to publish stand-up comedian and "Britain’s Got Talent" winner Lee Ridley, aka Lost Voice Guy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Monsters,’ and ‘Monstress’ Win Big at 2018 Eisner Awards

In an awards ceremony dominated by women, creators of color and LGBTQ-themed works, Emil Ferris’ 'My Favorite Thing is Monsters,' won three Eisner awards including Best New Graphic Novel; and writer Marjorie Liu and artist Sana Takeda’s 'Monstress' won a total of five Eisner Awards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The book trade's Rising Stars of 2018 revealed

The annual list of the book trade’s next generation features a number of youngsters who are already right at the heart of the contemporary book trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Towles, McCaughrean, Davies and Sutton win at IBW Book Awards

Amor Towles, Geraldine McCaughrean, Nicola Davies and Emily Sutton have been named the winners of the Independent Bookshop Week Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News & Notes: SELF Links up With The Players Tribune; IMAG Award Winners Revealed

F+W sells off a magazine and a pair of trade shows, and more from around the industry this week. The post News & Notes: SELF Links up With The Players Tribune; IMAG Award Winners Revealed appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2018 Christopher Awards Honor Books on Perseverance

Books on racial reconciliation, motherhood, and forgiveness were honored for “affirming the highest values of the human spirit” during the 2018 Christopher Awards ceremony in New York City on Tuesday, May 16. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New England Society Names Five 2018 Book Awards: Fiction, Nonfiction, Art, and Travel

In categories of art, photography, fiction, nonfiction, and speciality books, the 213-year-old New England Society announces winners of its award for trade books of regional interest and significance. The post New England Society Names Five 2018 Book Awards: Fiction, Nonfiction, Art, and Travel... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Insights From the Foreign Rights Specialists Shortlisted for Tonight’s 2018 British Book Awards

'Knowing the current trends for all the different countries' is among challenges tackled by the foreign rights experts who are shortlisted for tonight's British Book Awards. Their Nibbie is called the Rights Professional of the Year. The post Insights From the Foreign Rights Specialists... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hurley and McInerney revealed as joint winners of Encore Award

Two John Murray authors, Andrew Michael Hurley and Lisa McInerney, have been jointly awarded the Encore Award 2018 after the judges agreed each writer "more than earned their place". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Benjamin Taylor on his award-winning memoir: It’s the past that is knowable, incandescent, real

“When you’re living your life, it doesn’t feel like a story. It only feels like a story when you look back on it,” says Benjamin Taylor. In the style of his memoir, “The Hue and Cry at Our House: A Year Remembered,” winner of The Times’ 2018 Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical Prose,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Closing London Book Fair’s Day One: The 2018 International Excellence Awards

The Nigerian publishing house founded by Bibi Bakare-Yusef was named winner of the Inclusivity in Publishing Award, and US-based Sara Miller McCune was on-hand to accept her Lifetime Achievement Award. The post Closing London Book Fair’s Day One: The 2018 International Excellence Awards appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2018 Pannell Award Winners Announced

The Women’s National Book Association has announced the winners of its 2018 Pannell Awards, given annually to two bookstores that enhance their communities by fostering a love of reading. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winners of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, addressing racism and diversity, have been announced

The winners of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, which honor outstanding books that address racism and diversity, will go this year to authors Jesmyn Ward, Kevin Young, N. Scott Momaday and Shane McCrae. Each will be awarded a prize of $10,000. Ward won the fiction award for "Sing, Unburied, Sing,"... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The British Book Awards unveils nominees for 2018

Penguin Random House leads the nominations for The British Book Awards’ Books of the Year and Trade categories, with the consumer publishing giant taking 26 places across both shortlists—18% of the total. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Opens Its 2018 Award Submissions and Names Judging Panels

Twenty-five judges will produce 50 longlisted titles, then 25 shortlisted books, and finally five winners of the 2018 National Book Awards, this year with the all-new Translation Literature prize among them. The post National Book Foundation Opens Its 2018 Award Submissions and Names Judging... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2018 New Zealand Book Awards finalists announced

Four novels that "directly confront and ask questions of both the world and the reader" have been selected as the fiction finalists at this year's Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Long Soldier, Zhang, Le Guin Win At 2018 PEN Literary Awards

PEN's revamped awards ceremony, replete with jazz combo and an Oscars-style "In Memoriam" video, was held at New York University on February 20. Layli Long Soldier, Jenny Zhang, and the late Ursula K. Le Guin were among the winners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book & Screen Week reveals 2018 line-up

The London Book & Screen Week line-up has been revealed and includes a screening of Jojo Moyes' "Me Before You", an evening to celebrate 200 years of Frankenstein and a sing-along screening of "Mary Poppins". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa Book of the Year: Helen Dunmore wins another award

Helen Dunmore's poetry collection, Inside the Wave, wins 2018's Costa Book of the Year prize. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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