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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Chikọdili Emelumadu wins inaugural Curtis Brown First Novel Prize

Debut author Chikọdili Emelumadu has won the £3,000 Curtis Brown First Novel Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 07:07:47 UTC ]
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Tokarczuk, Handke Win 2018, 2019 Nobel Prizes

Polish author Olga Tokarczuk has won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature, and Austrian author Peter Handke has won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tokarczuk and Handke win Nobel Prizes in Literature

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke have won the Nobel Prizes in Literature 2018 and 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 20:13:53 UTC ]
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Anna Leader wins Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize

Anna Leader has been named the winner of the 2019 Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 20:06:03 UTC ]
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Mars-Jones wins Fitzcarraldo Editions Novel Prize

Adam Mars-Jones has won the 2019 Fitzcarraldo Editions Novel Prize for Box Hill, his "strangely tragic love story" set in the gay biker community during the late 1970s. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 18:21:05 UTC ]
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Paula White wins Templar Illustration Prize

The 2019 Templar Illustration Prize has been awarded to Paula White for her story Bread, Buns and Biscuits.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-19 09:52:03 UTC ]
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Jessica Love wins Klaus Flugge Prize with 'barrier-breaking' tale

Jessica Love has won this year's Klaus Flugge Prize for the most promising newcomer to children's picture books with her "barrier-breaking" and "heartwarming" tale, Julian is a Mermaid (Walker Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-10 21:01:48 UTC ]
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Tucker wins inaugural Lost the Plot Work in Progress Prize

Louise Tucker has won the inaugural Lost the Plot Work in Progress Prize for her "tender, moving, beautifully drawn" novel The Last Field. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-29 11:47:52 UTC ]
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MacFarlane’s Underland wins Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize

Robert MacFarlane has triumphed at the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize with eighth book Underland.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 02:32:00 UTC ]
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Watch Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison explain why she told black stories

Celebrated novelist Toni Morrison has died at 88, and she leaves behind a commanding legacy of the black experience in literature. Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died, according to a friend who confirmed the news to the Associated Press. She was 88 years old.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-08-06 11:00:50 UTC ]
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Kissick wins W&A Working-Class Writers’ Prize

Lucy Kissick’s debut novel Plutoshine has won the inaugural Writers & Artists Working-Class Writers’ Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-04 19:06:55 UTC ]
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N. Scott Momaday awarded Dayton Literary Peace Prize.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author N. Scott Momaday has been named as this year’s winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize’s Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award—a lifetime achievement award celebrating literature’s power to foster peace, social justice and global understanding. The... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-22 16:21:37 UTC ]
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Thompson wins Arthur C Clarke Prize for Rosewater

Tade Thompson has won the Arthur C Clarke Award for science fiction with his novel Rosewater (Orbit). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-18 04:11:12 UTC ]
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Jai triumphs over 200 entries to win Borough and Good Literary Agency prize

Sophie Jai's debut novel Wild Fires was selected out of 200 entries to win The Borough Press and The Good Literary Agency open submission. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 18:07:57 UTC ]
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Daley-Ward wins PEN Ackerley Prize

Yrsa Daley-Ward has won this year’s £3,000 PEN Ackerley Prize for her memoir The Terrible (Penguin). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 15:33:37 UTC ]
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Lesley Nneka Arimah wins £10,000 Caine Prize

Nigerian author Lesley Nneka Arimah has won the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story ‘Skinned’. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 03:36:33 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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Burns and Radden Keefe win Orwell Prize 2019

Anna Burns and Patrick Radden Keefe have won the Orwell Prize 2019, with both their books about the Troubles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 15:34:17 UTC ]
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Adam wins Desmond Elliott Prize for 'electrifying' debut Golden Child

Claire Adam has won the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for first-time novelists with her "electrifying" debut Golden Child (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 18:50:22 UTC ]
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Brazilian Photographer Sebastião Salgado Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize

During the Berlin Book Days events this week, the Börsenverein has praised Salgado for 'raising worldwide awareness for the fate of laborers and migrants as well as for the living conditions of indigenous peoples.' The post Brazilian Photographer Sebastião Salgado Wins German Book Trade Peace... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-18 13:44:39 UTC ]
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