Robert Hass Wins $100K Poetry Prize

The Academy of American Poets has awarded Pulitzer Prize-winner and former poet laureate Robert Hass the 2014 Wallace Stevens Award. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mackey Wins $100k Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

Nathaniel Mackey has been awarded the 2014 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, which honors the lifetime achievement of a living U.S. poet. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Benson wins Forward Poetry Prize

Fiona Benson has won the Forward Poetry Prize for best collection with Vertigo and Ghost (Cape Poetry). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-20 17:27:29 UTC ]
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Steven Camden wins CLiPPA 2019 poetry prize

Spoken word artist Steven Camden has won this year’s £1,000 CLiPPA (Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award) with his poetry collection Everything All At Once (Macmillan Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-03 13:47:22 UTC ]
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Smith, Power and Berry win Forward poetry prizes

Danez Smith has been announced as the winner of the Forward poetry prize for best collection, with awards also going to Phoebe Power and Liz Berry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coral Rumble wins Caterpillar Poetry Prize

'Mustafa’s Jumper' by Coral Rumble has won this year’s The Caterpillar Poetry Prize, given every year for an unpublished poem written by an adult for children. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Petit's 'mythic' poetry wins £10k Ondaatje Prize

A collection of poems by Parisien-born Pascale Petit has won the £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Parmar wins £5k inaugural Ledbury Forte Poetry Prize

Sandeep Parmar's Eidolon (Shearsman) has won the inaugural £5000 Ledbury Forte Poetry Prize, the UK’s first prize dedicated to second poetry collections. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oxford student wins inaugural $100k Nine Dots Prize

James Williams, a doctoral candidate researching design ethics at Oxford University and former Google employee, has won the inaugural $100,000 (£77,730) Nine Dots Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Romeo Oriogun wins 2017 Brunel International African Poetry Prize

Romeo Oriogun from Nigeria has won 2017's £3,000 Brunel International African Poetry Prize for his "complex and ultimately beautiful" writing on masculinity, sexuality and desire in the face of LGBT criminalisation and persecution. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacob Polley wins £20k T S Eliot Prize for poetry

Jacob Polley has won the £20,000 T S Eliot Prize for poetry for his “firework of a book” Jackself (Picador). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trinidad's Capildeo wins Forward Prize for poetry

Vahni Capildeo has won the 25th Forward Prize for Best Collection, bagging £15,000 award for her work Measure of Expatriation (Carcanet). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alice Notley Wins $100,000 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

The Poetry Foundation has awarded Alice Notley the 2015 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, which recognizes the outstanding lifetime achievement of a living U.S. poet. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bickmore wins €10k Ballymaloe Poetry Prize

Lisa Bickmore has won the Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize for her poem on separation, love and grief, “Eidolon”. Her win of the €10,000 (£7,152) award for a single unpublished poem was announced at a special event at the Irish Writers Centre in Dublin. The prize is sponsored by Darina... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-25 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

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Patel wins #Merky Books New Writers' Prize

#Merky Books has crowned Jyoti Patel the winner of its New Writers’ Prize 2021, a competition aiming to discover unpublished, underrepresented writers aged 16 to 30 from the UK and Ireland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-01 04:31:20 UTC ]
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Scholar of World War II Homefront Wins American History Book Prize

The New-York Historical Society award goes to a study of fractures in American society a year after Pearl Harbor, which resonates amid the pandemic today. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Hogan wins Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize

Edward Hogan has won the 2020/21 Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize for his submission "Single Sit".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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