Peirene Stevns Translation Prize postponed after publisher objects

A prize for new translators run by indie Peirene Press has been delayed after a European publisher objected to a "beginner" working on its book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 05:12:59 UTC ]
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Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy Named Simon & Schuster Publisher

Simon & Schuster on Monday named Dana Canedy senior vice president and publisher of its namesake imprint, putting a former Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-07-07 17:06:52 UTC ]
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Publishing Awards Notes: Madrid’s Desperate Literature Prize Goes to Angela Finn

One of the lesser known prizes for short fiction in Spain names its winner as Australia's high-profile Miles Franklin Literary Award issues its 2020 shortlist. The post Publishing Awards Notes: Madrid’s Desperate Literature Prize Goes to Angela Finn appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-26 17:54:35 UTC ]
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World Literature Today Announces 2020 Student Translation Prize Winners

News and Events The Editors of WLT From left to right, prose winner Jamie Lauer and writer Pía Barros, poetry winner Russell Karrick, poet Lucía Estrada. Jamie Lauer and Russell Karrick recently were named as the recipients of the third annual... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-05-18 13:29:17 UTC ]
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Booker International Prize postponed over coronavirus

The awarding of the £50,000 International Booker Prize ceremony is being postponed from May until later in the summer because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 00:41:32 UTC ]
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Pulitzer Prize Awards Announcements Postponed

The Pulitzer Prize Board has postponed the announcement of the winners of the 2020 Pulitzer Prizes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-08 18:50:06 UTC ]
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Pulitzer Prize Board Postpones Announcement of 2020 Awards

The Pulitzer Prize Board has decided to postpone the 2020 award winners’ announcement. Originally scheduled for Monday, April 20, 2020, Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-04-07 20:59:16 UTC ]
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The Pulitzer Prize Board has postponed the announcement of the 2020 awards.

Just when you thought the cruelest month couldn’t get any crueler, the Pulitzer Prize Board has only gone and decided to postpone the most anticipated announcement in American letters . . . by two weeks. Originally scheduled for Monday, April 20, the Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama, and Music... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-07 19:29:50 UTC ]
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Live: Publishers postpone major titles until pandemic is over

In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the government's advice regarding social distancing, many publications are being postponed until the new year, to prevent authors missing out on crucial face-to-face promotion.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 00:23:37 UTC ]
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Women's Prize for Fiction awards ceremony postponed to September

The Women's Prize for Fiction award ceremony has been postponed until September because of the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 08:46:16 UTC ]
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Publishers move to postpone book launches amidst the coronavirus outbreak

In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the government's new advice regarding social distancing, many of the major publishing houses are gearing up to work from home and close their offices.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 05:41:36 UTC ]
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Jessica Kingsley Publishers launches writing prize for trans and non-binary writers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers has launched a non-fiction writing prize for trans and non-binary writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 09:48:12 UTC ]
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Publishers Need to Translate More from Arabic

The director of an Arabic book prize argues that the time has come for more Arabic works to be translated than just the 'Arabian Nights.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Scotland Funds 14 Translations; Frankfurt’s LitAg Sells Out

Publishing Scotland names its latest round of translation grants. And the Frankfurt Book Fair's Literary Agents and Scouts Center is sold out. The post Publishing Scotland Funds 14 Translations; Frankfurt’s LitAg Sells Out appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-18 16:30:25 UTC ]
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SoA unveils shortlists for 2019's Translation Prizes

The shortlists for the Society of Authors’ 2019 Translation Prizes have been revealed, seeing 35 translated works from nine different languages put into the running for almost £20,000 in prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-02 08:11:57 UTC ]
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'Booker Prize is for readers first and publishers last', says Wood

Gaby Wood, literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, has said prizes like the Booker are for readers first and foremost, and that they should be treated as an investigation rather than an act of judgement shaping the canon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 12:59:25 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Notes: Spain’s New Translation Funds; Germany’s Book Prize Broadcasts

Frankfurt 2021 Guest of Honor Spain roklls out €230,000 (US$252,383) in translation funding this week, and the German Book Prize announces live streaming. The post Frankfurt Notes: Spain’s New Translation Funds; Germany’s Book Prize Broadcasts appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-09 09:12:49 UTC ]
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Anna Leader wins Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize

Anna Leader has been named the winner of the 2019 Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 20:06:03 UTC ]
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IBPA Backs US Publishers Association in Objections to ‘Audible Captions’

The IBPA has filed a complaint with Audible on behalf of 27 independent publishers that object to Audible Captions functionality. The post IBPA Backs US Publishers Association in Objections to ‘Audible Captions’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-11 03:13:25 UTC ]
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Judges revealed for Harvill Secker Young Translator’s Prize

Foyles’ acting head of fiction Gary Michael and Harvill Secker editor Mikaela Pedlow will judge the 2019 Harvill Secker Young Translator’s Prize, alongside editor Nii Ayikwei Parkes and writer Sarah Ardizzone. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 00:26:23 UTC ]
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