Robertson wins Walter Scott Prize for The Long Take

Robin Robertson has become the first Scot to win the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction with his book The Long Take (Picador). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 13:23:17 UTC ]
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The Long Song wins Walter Scott Prize

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 20/06/2011 - 09:03 Andrea Levy's Man Booker-shortlisted The Long Song (Headline Review) has been lauded by judges of the Walter Scott Prize for its "imaginative depth", as the author won the £25,000 award. The prize was bestowed on the author... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bluemoose's Myers wins £25k Walter Scott Prize

Benjamin Myers has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction with The Gallows Pole, published by small Yorkshire-based independent press Bluemoose Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Rejected' Spurling wins Walter Scott Prize

John Spurling has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for his novel set in imperial China, The Ten Thousand Things (Duckworth), a book which is said to have been rejected 44 times by publishers.   Spurling beat off competition from Martin Amis, Helen Dunmore, Hermione... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction unveils 2020 longlist

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction has unveiled this year’s longlist after "lively debates" among the judges. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 10:22:42 UTC ]
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Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction launches poll for 10th anniversary

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a poll to find the nation’s favourite historical novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 03:53:44 UTC ]
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Manda Scott wins McIlvanney Prize

Manda Scott has won the 2019 McIlvanney Prize, making her the second woman in its eight year history to win the £1,000 award.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-20 15:56:26 UTC ]
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McCall Smith joins Walter Scott Prize 10th anniversary celebrations

Alexander McCall Smith will kick off the 10th anniversary celebrations for the Walter Scott Prize with an operetta.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-22 07:12:31 UTC ]
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Carey, Ondaatje and Miller shortlisted for Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction

A “dazzling” six-book shortlist has been announced for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter Scott Prize unveils 2019 longlist

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction has unveiled its longlist, as the chair of the judges warns choosing a shortlist “from these corkers is going to be a tough task”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egan, Myers and Lynch in contention for Walter Scott Prize

Jennifer Egan, Benjamin Myers and Paul Lynch are among the authors shortlisted for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dunmore and Egan longlisted for Walter Scott Prize

The late writer Helen Dunmore, US novelist Jennifer Egan and 29-year-old writer Natasha Pulley are all vying for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, with entries up 40% from last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mina's The Long Drop wins McIlvanney Prize

Denise Mina's The Long Drop (Harvill Secker) has been awarded the McIlvanney Prize for Scottish crime book of the year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sebastian Barry named the Walter Scott Prize's first double winner

Irish writer Sebastian Barry has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for a second time for his American epic Days Without End (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lantana Press' Curry wins Kim Scott Walwyn Prize

Alice Curry, founder and publisher of Lantana Press, has been awarded the 2017 Kim Scott Walwyn Prize for being a "great role model for future generations starting out in publishing". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber has three on £25k Walter Scott Prize shortlist

Faber has three books shortlisted for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Costa winners Barry and Spufford longlisted for Walter Scott Prize

Costa Book award winners Sebastian Barry and Francis Spufford have been longlisted for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter Scott Prize launches academy

The organisers of the Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction has launched an academy to help find future winners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With Its ‘Heart in Scotland,’ the Walter Scott Prize Honors Simon Mawer

Despite the fact that he says, 'I don't consider myself a historical novelist at all,' Simon Mawer wins the £30,000 pound Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. The post With Its ‘Heart in Scotland,’ the Walter Scott Prize Honors Simon Mawer appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mawer's Tightrope bags £25k Walter Scott Prize

Simon Mawer has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for his 10th novel Tightrope (Little, Brown). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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