Reynolds, Kiely Win WNDB's Debut Walter Award

The inaugural Walter Dean Myers Award for outstanding children's literature in the YA category has been given to 'All American Boys' by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WNDB's Debut Walter Award Ceremony Set for Next March

We Need Diverse Books has announced that on March 18, 2016, the organization will bestow its first Walter Dean Myers Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lorna Cook triumphs with debut novel to win Joan Hessayon Award

Essex author Lorna Cook has won the Romantic Novelists' Association's (RNA) prestigious Joan Hessayon Award for new writers with her debut novel The Forgotten Village (Avon).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 02:19:21 UTC ]
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Khan wins Branford Boase Award for debut novel

Muhammad Khan and his editor Lucy Pearse have won this year’s Branford Boase Award for a debut novel for children or young people with I Am Thunder (Macmillan Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-27 15:50:48 UTC ]
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Former agent's 'dark' debut wins RNA new writer award

Former literary agent Hannah Begbie has won The Romantic Novelists' Association's (RNA) Joan Hessayon Award for new writers for her novel Mother (HarperCollins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut collection Moon Juice wins CLiPPA award

Poet Kate Wakeling has won this year's CLiPPA award for children's poetry for her debut collection Moon Juice, published by indie The Emma Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador acquires Deborah Rogers Award-winning debut in seven-way auction

Picador has acquired Ponti by Sharlene Teo, winner of the inaugural Deborah Rogers Writers’ Award for an unpublished writer, after a seven-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut The Chimes wins World Fantasy Award for Best Novel

Anna Smaill’s debut novel The Chimes has won the 2016 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel, beating off competition from authors including Kazuo Ishiguro. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Award-winning composer's debut to Jonathan Cape

Penguin Random House is to publish an "atmospheric debut" by alternative-folk artist Kerry Andrew entitled Swansong. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut author Orr wins BBC National Short Story Award

Debut British author K J Orr has beaten off competition from Booker Prize-winning Hilary Mantel to win the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with BookTrust for 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut Novel on Immigration Wins Australia’s Miles Franklin Award

A book that was slow to find a home has now achieved success: A.S. Patric's 'Black Rock White City' is the 2016 winner of Australia's Miles Franklin Award. The post Debut Novel on Immigration Wins Australia’s Miles Franklin Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sceptre to publish 'raw' award-winning Swedish debut

Sceptre is publishing a prize-winning and bestselling Swedish debut novel by poet Tom Malmquist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tunisia debut wins IPAF award

A debut novel that chronicles Tunisia’s recent political history has won the 2015 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF).   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ann Leckie wins top sci-fi award for debut novel 'Ancillary Justice'

'Ancillary Justice' is the first novel ever to win the science fiction 'triple crown' – the Hugo, the Nebula, and the Arthur C. Clarke awards – all in the same year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut collection wins Frank O'Connor Award

The Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award has been given to Irish author Colin... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Award-winning children's author Walter Dean Myers dies

Myers, author of such books as 'Hoops' and 'Monster,' recently published an essay lamenting what he saw as a lack of diverse characters in children's literature. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boy and a Bear wins debut book award

Author Dave Shelton and editor David Fickling win this year's Branford Boase Award, with Shelton's illustrated tale A Boy and a Bear in a Boat. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Verse novel wins debut book award

Ros Barber's The Marlowe Papers, a novel written entirely in verse, wins the annual Desmond Elliott Prize for best debut novel. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2013-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere wins Bublitz debut in 'hotly contested' auction

Sphere is publishing debut author Jacqueline Bublitz’s novel Before You Knew My Name, pitched as "The Lovely Bones for a new generation", plus a second book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Niamh Campbell wins £30,000 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

Niamh Campbell has been awarded the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for her "original and touching" piece "Love Many". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 16:30:36 UTC ]
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