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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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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Boyd and Gale on Walter Scott Prize shortlist

Titles by William Boyd and Patrick Gale have been named on the 2016 Walter Scott Prize shortlist in an “exceptional year” for historical fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter Scott prize winner announced

A novel set in imperial China wins the £25,000 Water Scott Prize for Historical Fiction at the Borders Book Festival. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter Scott Prize longlist released for first time

Martin Amis, Sarah Waters and Jessie Burton have made the 15-strong longlist for the 2015 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. The longlist has been released for the first time following a 40% increase in entries this year.  Amis is longlisted for his dark love story set in a Nazi... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anne Perry wins Kim Scott Walwyn Prize

Hodder & Stoughton editor Anne Perry has been awarded the Kim Scott Walwyn Prize 2014. Perry... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Robinson wins Kim Scott Walwyn Prize

Foyles head of marketing Miriam Robinson has won the Kim Scott Walwyn Prize 2013, with the judges... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saqi's Yasmin wins Kim Scott Walwyn Prize

Rukhsana Yasmin, commissioning editor at The Westbourne Press, has won this year's Kim Scott... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Miller's Pure in running for Walter Scott Prize

Andrew Miller's Costa Book of the Year-winning Pure (Sceptre) has been shortlisted for the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood makes Booker Prize short list, Giller Prize long list

Awards buzz is ramping up for author Margaret Atwood, who is again in the running for both the Man Booker Prize and the Scotiabank Giller Prize.  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-09-03 19:27:06 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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Colson Whitehead is the youngest writer to win the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

It’s been quite a year for Colson Whitehead! First, he won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction (again) and then he received the Orwell Prize for political fiction. And now the Library of Congress is honoring him with their lifetime achievement prize. (Previous recipients include Toni Morrison, Denis... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-14 15:56:24 UTC ]
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Kate Clanchy and Colson Whitehead win Orwell Prizes

Kate Clanchy and Colson Whitehead have won this year's £3,000 Orwell Prizes for Political Writing and Political Fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 18:45:32 UTC ]
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'Living legend' Linton Kwesi Johnson wins PEN Pinter Prize 2020

Poet and reggae recording artist Linton Kwesi Johnson has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2020 for his commitment to political expression in his work. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 08:46:24 UTC ]
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Ellan Rankin wins 2020 Carmelite Picture Book Prize

Aspiring illustrator Ellan Rankin has been announced by Hachette as this year's winner of the Carmelite Picture Book Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-03 00:33:10 UTC ]
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Michele Kirsch wins £10,000 RSL Christopher Bland Prize

Michele Kirsch has won this year's Royal Society of Literature Christopher Bland Prize, for her memoir Clean (Short Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 15:40:23 UTC ]
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Owusu wins Desmond Elliott Prize for That Reminds Me

Derek Owusu has won the Desmond Elliott Prize for his “transcendent” novel-in-verse That Reminds Me (#Merky Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 14:51:08 UTC ]
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Dooley graphic novel wins Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize

Matthew Dooley has won the 2020 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction with his graphic novel Flake (Jonathan Cape).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 10:29:47 UTC ]
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Kritika Pandey wins 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Indian author Kritika Pandey has been announced as the overall winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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