Pushkin lands award-winning Swedish debut

Pushkin Press has acquired Collected Works, the literary debut of Swedish writer Lydia Sandgren, about a middle-aged publisher and the void left behind by his missing wife. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-12 13:47:58 UTC ]
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Bologna 2022: Marie-Aude Murail and Suzy Lee Win 2022 Hans Christian Andersen Awards

This year’s recipients of the Hans Christian Andersen Award are France’s Marie-Aude Murail (l.), for writing; and Suzy Lee, from the Republic of Korea, for illustration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Awards: The ‘Project Hail Mary’ Audiobook Wins the 2022 Audies

The 27th Audie Awards honored winners in 25 categories in a 70 minute digital awards program with Kal Penn hosting. The post Awards: The ‘Project Hail Mary’ Audiobook Wins the 2022 Audies appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-05 15:15:51 UTC ]
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Awards: Cal Flyn Wins the £10,000 Young Writer of the Year Honor

Frequently given shortlist and longlist attention, Cal Flyn's socio-ecological study 'Islands of Abandonment' wins Young Writer of the Year. The post Awards: Cal Flyn Wins the £10,000 Young Writer of the Year Honor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-01 17:30:05 UTC ]
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Hernández, Choi, Renkl, Peters, and Miles Win 2022 PEN Lit Awards

'The Kissing Bug' by Daisy Hernández (Tin House) received the evening's top prize, the $75,000 PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, at the February 28 event in midtown Manhattan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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In London, Poet Hannah Lowe Wins the Costa Book of the Year Award

The 50-year-old Costa Book Awards' 2021 cycle has chosen a book of sonnets called 'The Kids' by Hannah Lowe as its top honor. The post In London, Poet Hannah Lowe Wins the Costa Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-02-02 01:18:04 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate wins 11-way auction for Adegoke's 'sensational' debut novel

Fourth Estate has triumphed in an 11-publisher auction for Yomi Adegoke’s "entertaining and daring" debut novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 11:55:31 UTC ]
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Waterstones apologises after award-winning author Owusu asked for ID

Waterstones has apologised and said it is "deeply embarrassed" after award-winning author Derek Owusu was asked for ID in a London branch when he offered to sign copies of his books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-16 01:22:08 UTC ]
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PRH dominates Costa Book Awards as Azumah Nelson and Fuller win categories

Penguin Random House has dominated the Costa Book Awards 2021 category winners, with two Viking authors among the victors—Caleb Azumah Nelson and John Preston—along with Fig Tree's Claire Fuller and Manjeet Mann, with only Bloodaxe Books' Hannah Lowe preventing a clean sweep.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-04 12:23:06 UTC ]
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New Frontier lands Vogue Williams' debut picture book

New Frontier Publishing has signed Jump for the Stars, the debut picture book from TV presenter and model Vogue Williams, illustrated by Tilia Rand-Bell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-14 22:35:02 UTC ]
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Profile lands Kars' Cundhill History Prize-winning history of Guyanese revolt

Profile has acquired the Cundill History Prize-winning Blood on the River: A Chronicle of Mutiny and Freedom on the Wild Coast, a "gripping and immersive" work of history uncovering a little-known slave revolt, by Marjoleine Kars. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-13 00:06:45 UTC ]
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Out-Spoken Press lands debut essay collection from Lock

Independent Publisher Out-Spoken Press has acquired Fran Lock's "arresting" debut essay collection. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-08 15:58:14 UTC ]
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Maycock wins ALCS Educational Writers' Award with 'tender' title on emotions

Sarah Maycock has won the 2021 ALCS Educational Writers’ Award for her children's book Sometimes I Feel: A Menagerie of Feelings Big and Small (Big Picture Press.) Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-07 22:38:06 UTC ]
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Nabugodi wins £10k Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award

Mathelinda Nabugodi has won the £10,000 Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award for her "engaging and fascinating" work of non-fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-07 20:28:37 UTC ]
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Charco signs Tenório's Jabuti-winning English debut

Charo Press is to publish Jeferson Tenório's "forceful and timely" novel The Flipside of Skin, which has just been named the 2021 winner of Brazil's most prestigious literary prize, the Jabuti. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 03:05:12 UTC ]
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Clark and Montes win Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Journalist Philip Clark and novelist and essayist Javier Montes have been named as the winners of the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award, at a reception at the British Library.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-01 10:40:51 UTC ]
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Guatemala's F&G Editores Wins AAP International Freedom to Publish Award

Guatemala's F&G Editores publishing house has won the 2021 Association of American Publishers International Freedom to Publish | Jeri Laber Award. The publisher's founder, Raúl Figueroa Sarti, and his colleagues have been threatened with censure and worse by the Guatemalan government and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Dusapin, Espada, Lo, Miles, and Mott Win 2021 National Book Awards

On November 17, author, comedian, and Tiny Reparations Books publisher Phoebe Robinson presided over the second virtual National Book Awards ceremony in a row and the first under the Foundation's new executive director, Ruth Dickey. Martín Espada and Jason Mott were among the night's winners. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Wisconsin Booksellers Win 'PW's Star Watch Award

Gretchen Treu and Wes Lukes, co-owners of A Room of One’s Own in Madison, Wis., were named the 2021 Superstars at last night’s virtual celebration of PW Star Watch, a program that honors up-and-coming creatives in the book business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sara Cox's 'big-hearted' debut novel Thrown lands at Coronet

"Between the Covers" presenter Sara Cox’s debut novel, Thrown, has gone to Coronet. It follows the lives of four women at a pottery class held at a community centre. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-10 10:45:35 UTC ]
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Bodley Head wins six-way auction for historian Stanmore's debut on practical magic

The Bodley Head has landed historian Tabitha Stanmore's debut, Cunning Folk: Life in the Era of Practical Magic, after a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-09 12:33:10 UTC ]
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