Puffin editor Lewis-Oakes wins KSW Prize

Children’s book editor Rebecca Lewis-Oakes has been named as the winner of the 10th Kim Scott Walwyn Prize.  Lewis-Oakes, an editor at Puffin, was one of the first people to commission a YouTube star, before vloggers became the rage, prize organisers said.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Lewis-Stempel wins Thwaites Wainwright Prize

Farmer and writer John Lewis-Stempel has won the Thwaites Wainwright Prize 2015 for Meadowland: the Private Life of an English Field (Black Swan). Worth £5,000, the annual book prize is awarded by publisher Frances Lincoln, in association with the National Trust, to highlight the best books in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Puffin, Pan Mac and PRH win Marketing Society prizes

Campaigns promoting humorous safety tips for children, a book by astronaut Chris Hadfield and a guide to getting the style and attitude of Parisian women won big at the Book Marketing Society’s Best Campaign meeting for the Christmas season. The meeting was held at Simon & Schuster’s... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Ruth Ozeki Wins U.K. Women's Prize for Fiction

Ruth Ozeki has won the 2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction for her novel 'The Book of Form and Emptiness' (Penguin), which comes with a £30,000 ($36,500) cash award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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David Albahari Wins Serbia’s Aleksandar Tišma International Literary Prize

The Serbian-Canadian author David Albahari wins the €10,000 biennial Aleksandar Tišma International Literary Prize. The post David Albahari Wins Serbia’s Aleksandar Tišma International Literary Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In London, Geetanjali Shree and Daisy Rockwell Win the 2022 International Booker Prize

'Tomb of Sand' is the first novel translated from an Indian language to win the award. Shree and Rockwell split the International Booker's £50,000 purse. The post In London, Geetanjali Shree and Daisy Rockwell Win the 2022 International Booker Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Washington Post Wins Pulitzer Prize In Public Service Journalism For Jan. 6 Coverage

The Post’s extensive reporting found numerous failures in political systems and security before, during and after the Jan. 6, 2021, riot. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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