Paul Theroux wins top prize at Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards

Paul Theroux has received this year’s top prize at the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards, winning the Outstanding Contribution to Travel Writing Award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-26 00:09:23 UTC ]

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Edward Stanford award shortlists reveal 'broad scope' of travel writing

Forty-three titles have been shortlisted for the 2018 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards, which celebrate the "broad scope" of travel writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sara Wheeler to help judge Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards

Travel writers, adventurers, novelists and broadcasters join retailers and editors in the judging panels for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Martin Edwards wins 2020 Diamond Dagger award for crime writing

Martin Edwards has won the 2020 Diamond Dagger award for writers of “sustained excellence making significant contributions to crime writing”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-23 13:21:42 UTC ]
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Edward Stanford Travel Writing shortlists unveiled

Fifty-seven books in 10 awards categories have been shortlisted for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards (full listings below), with Vivien Godfrey, chairman and chief executive of Stanfords, calling it “a sensational line up of immensely talented writers across the full spectrum of the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 14:56:23 UTC ]
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Allen, Wheeler, Bottomley to judge Stanford Travel Writing Awards

Explorer Benedict Allen, author Sara Wheeler and Mr B's bookshop owner Nic Bottomley are among the judges for the 2018 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anti-whaling novel wins top prize at children's book awards

A novel with an anti-whaling message has taken the title of the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year at the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2015-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stanfords doubles prize money for relaunched travel award

Stanfords is relaunching the Dolman Travel Book of the Year prize, doubling its prize money, and creating a new award for travel writing. From 2015, the renamed Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year award will carry a prize fund of £5,000. The revamped awards will also include the Edward... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jokha Alharthi awarded Man Booker International Prize, the first Arabic-language author to win

Jokha Alharthi and Marilyn Booth have won the 2019 Man Booker International Prize for "Celestial Bodies," a coming-of-age novel written by Alharthi and translated from Arabic by Booth. Organizers of the literary prize, given annually to a work of fiction translated into English, made the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-21 22:50:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards’ Top 2019 Prize Goes to Ireland’s Sally Rooney

The annual 'Nibbies,' as the British Book Awards are known, this year are led by the acclaimed Irish author, Sally Rooney, who calls herself 'astonishingly lucky.' The post British Book Awards’ Top 2019 Prize Goes to Ireland’s Sally Rooney appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adeyemi, Turpin Win Top Award at 2019 Audies

The big award at the 24th Annual Audie Awards, for Audiobook of the Year, went to 'Children of Blood and Bone' (Macmillan Audio), written by Tomi Adeyemi and narrated by Bahni Turpin. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edward Stanford award shortlist reveals 'formidable line up'

Authors including Sharlene Teo (Ponti, Picador) Sayaka Murata (Convenience Store Woman, Granta) and Levison Wood (Arabia, Hodder) have been shortlisted for the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards, recognising the best travel writing in the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Senker wins educational writing award for refugee title

Cath Senker has won this year’s £2,000 Educational Writers’ Award for her book about refugees and mass migration. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mukherjee wins Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize

Abir Mukherjee has won the 2018 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize (£15,000) with his second novel, A Necessary Evil (Vintage). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former nurse wins Kelpies Prize for Scottish children’s writing

Freelance illustrator and former nurse Hannah Foley has won this year’s Kelpies Prize for her story, The Lost Wizard of Nine Witches Wood. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction to CE Tobisman for ‘Proof’; Abigail Strom Wins RITA Award

This eighth annual prize in legal storytelling, created with Harper Lee's authorization, goes to CE Tobisman for her novel about a potential elder abuse case, the second book in her series about attorney Caroline Auden. The post Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction to CE Tobisman for ‘Proof’;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Lincoln in the Bardo' Wins Top Honor at 23rd Annual Audie Awards

Actors, authors, producers, and other audiobook industry insiders gathered at the New York Historical Society in Manhattan on May 31 for the Audio Publishers Association’s 23rd Annual Audie Award gala where 'Lincoln in the Bardo' took home the audiobook of the year prize. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacqueline Woodson wins the world's largest prize for children's literature, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Jacqueline Woodson, who won a National Book Award for her memoir in verse “Brown Girl Dreaming,” won the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award on Tuesday. The award comes with a prize of $608,000. Publishers Weekly reports that Woodson is the 18th person or organization to win the prize, which is... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penney wins £10k Wilbur Smith adventure writing prize

Under a Pole Star (Quercus) by Costa-winning author Stef Penney has been awarded the £10,000 2017 Wilbur and Niso Smith Adventure Writing Prize for Best Published Novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Story exploring freedom wins Caine Prize for African Writing

Sudanese writer Bushra al-Fadil has won the £10,000 Caine Prize for African Writing for a short story which explores freedom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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