Pratchett wins Wodehouse Prize

Terry Pratchett has won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction after being... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dooley graphic novel wins Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize

Matthew Dooley has won the 2020 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction with his graphic novel Flake (Jonathan Cape).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 10:29:47 UTC ]
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Stibbe wins Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize

Nina Stibbe has won this year’s Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction with her “pitch-perfect romp” Reasons to be Cheerful (Viking). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Helen Fielding wins Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize

Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones’s Baby: The Diaries (Vintage) has won the 2017 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction, making it third time lucky for the author. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rothschild and Murray win Everyman Wodehouse prize

Hannah Rothschild and Paul Murray have won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction – the first time in the prize’s history it has been awarded to two people. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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St Aubyn wins Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize

Edward St Aubyn has won the fifteenth Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for his satire on the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two novelists win first Pratchett prize

Publication Date: Thu, 02/06/2011 - 07:30 Two novelists have been chosen as the winners of the inaugural Terry Pratchett Anywhere But Here, Anywhen But Now Prize. David Logan’s Half Sick of Shadows and Apocalypse Cow by Michael Logan (no relation) were chosen as joint winners by six judges... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize

The agency, formed by three publishing houses, this year has captured both the 'adult' Finlandia Prize and the junior prize in children's literature. The post Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British writers can’t win the big US prizes, so why can Americans win the Booker? | Tibor Fischer

Opening the prize to global competition has been good for its profile, good for US writers - and a problem for novelists here and from the CommonwealthTonight the five judges of the Man Booker prize will announce this year’s winner. It was also the votes of five judges that chose the winners at... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carrère wins first French "prize of prizes"

The first annual literary ‘prize of prizes’ has been awarded to Emmanuel Carrè... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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England: ‘A (Very) Short History’ Wins the £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize

The paleontologist and evolutionary biologist Henry Gee wins the 2022 Royal Society Science Book Prize sponsored by Insight Investment. The post England: ‘A (Very) Short History’ Wins the £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-29 20:32:49 UTC ]
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Brigitte Giraud Wins Goncourt Prize With Tragic Novel of Loss

The prestigious French literary award went to “Living Fast,” or “Vivre Vite,” which explores the causes of an accident that killed the author’s partner. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-03 14:26:37 UTC ]
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Andrew Sean Greer on the Benefits of Winning the Pulitzer Prize (and Not Having to Schmooze)

Andrew Sean Greer is the guest. His new book, Less is Lost, is out now from Little, Brown. Subscribe and download the episode, wherever you get your podcasts!    From the episode: Brad Listi: Okay, so you win the Pulitzer. A lot of my listeners are writers who probably have dreamed of winning a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-02 08:53:56 UTC ]
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‘When Women Kill’ Wins the 2022 British Academy Book Prize

Commended for revealing 'attitudes to female homicides,' Alia Trabucco Zerán's work of research wins the British Academy's £25,000 award. The post ‘When Women Kill’ Wins the 2022 British Academy Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-10-27 02:56:02 UTC ]
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Kim de l’Horizon Wins 2022 German Book Prize for ‘Blutbuch’

As Frankfurter Buchmesse is readied for its opening, the German Book Prize spotlights a daring debut novelist as its 2022 laureate. The post Kim de l’Horizon Wins 2022 German Book Prize for ‘Blutbuch’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-10-18 00:19:03 UTC ]
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French Author Annie Ernaux Wins Nobel Prize For Literature

Annie Ernaux, 82, was cited for “the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory." Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-10-06 11:03:31 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel, Prize-Winning Author Known for ‘Wolf Hall,’ Dies at 70

The two-time Booker Prize-winning author was known for “Wolf Hall” and two other novels based on the life of Thomas Cromwell. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-09-24 00:46:55 UTC ]
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Booker Prize-winning author Hilary Mantel dead at 70

Hilary Mantel, the best-selling British author known for her award-winning Wolf Hall historical trilogy, died on Thursday at the age of 70, her publisher said on Twitter on Friday. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-09-23 11:29:52 UTC ]
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Electric Literature Wins The Whiting Literary Magazine Prize

We are thrilled to announce that Electric Literature has won the prestigious Whiting Literary Magazine Prize! This highly competitive award recognizes excellence in digital and print magazines, and supports winners with an outright grant in the first year, followed by two years of a matching... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2022-07-14 13:15:00 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman Wins England’s 2022 PEN Pinter Prize

The former children's book laureate in the United Kingdom, Malorie Blackman will select English PEN's next 'International Writer of Courage.' The post Malorie Blackman Wins England’s 2022 PEN Pinter Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-21 14:29:40 UTC ]
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