Rebecca Solnit, Young Jean Lee among winners of $165,000 Windham-Campbell literary awards

Eight writers, including California residents Rebecca Solnit and Young Jean Lee, were named winners of the annual Windham-Campbell Prizes, some of the richest and most prestigious literary awards in the world. The announcement was made Wednesday in London, at an event hosted by Damian Barr, the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eight Writers Awarded $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prizes

The winners of the 2021 Windham-Campbell Prizes administered by Yale University are Dionne Bran, Kate Briggs, Nathan Alan Davis, Renee Gladman, Vivian Gornick, Michael R. Jackson, Canisia Lubrin, and Natalie Scenters-Zapico. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Eight Writers Awarded $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prizes

The winners of the 2020 Windham-Campbell Prizes have been announced. Each will receive $165,000 each to support their work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Windham-Campbell Prizes to hold hybrid winners' 'festival'

The Windham-Campbell Prizes will this year hold the annual autumn festival at Yale University, celebrating the work of the winners, as a hybrid virtual and print “festival”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kick off Pride Month by reading these Lambda Literary Award winners.

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And the winner of the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize is…

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Li and Kapil among winners of Windham-Campbell Prizes

Yiyun Li and Bhanu Kapil are among the writers to receive a $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prize this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PEN America’s 2020 Literary Award Winners

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In London, Raymond Antrobus Named 2019 Young Writer Award Winner

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The longlist for this year’s €100,000 International DUBLIN Literary Award is 156 books long.

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John W. Campbell Award Is Renamed After Winner Criticizes Him

Jeannette Ng, who won the prize this year, said the man it was named after “set the tone of science fiction that still haunts the genre.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Northern Writers’ Awards winners share £55,000 prize pot

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Danielle McLaughlin among $165k Windham-Campbell Prize winners

Irish author Danielle McLaughlin has been awarded a $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prize, alongside seven other writers honoured for their literary achievements. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Britain's Bakewell and Laing among $165k Windham-Campbell Prize winners

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