Sarah Hall wins BBC National Short Story Award for second time

Sarah Hall has become the first author to win the BBC National Short Story Award twice in its 15-year history.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Onwuemezi wins White Review Short Story Prize

Vanessa Onwuemezi has won this year’s £2,500 White Review Short Story Prize for her tale "At the Heart of Things". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First all-female shortlist for the Costa Short Story Award

A 1980s popstar, a former women’s weekly chief and an engineer are all vying for the Costa Short Story Award with an all-female shortlist for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnson and Jones join BBC Short Story judging panel

Man Booker Prize-shortlisted Daisy Johnson is joining fellow authors Cynan Jones and Richard Beard to judge the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University (NSSA). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guy Ware wins 2018's London Short Story Prize

Guy Ware's short story "the year of peace" has been crowned the winner of 2018's London Short Story Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards: Isabel Allende warns of 'dark time'

The author spoke out at the National Book Awards against the rise of "nationalism and racism" in politics. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Acevedo, Nunez, Reed, Stewart, and Tawada/Mitsutani Win 2018 National Book Awards

At the 69th National Book Awards, the political fervor underpinning the past few ceremonies remained, even as a somewhat tongue-in-cheek lightness rose to the fore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ford takes V S Pritchett Short Story Prize for second time

Writer and translator Emily Ruth Ford has become the first person to win the £1,000 V S Pritchett Short Story Prize twice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador wins auction for Armfield short stories

Picador has won an auction to publish a short story collection about women, "the body and the bodily", from the White Review Short Story Prize-winning author Julia Armfield. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Announces Refocused Short Story Debut Award, the Bingham Prize

The coming together of the United States' two PEN chapters has given the organization a chance to refocus its Bingham Prize for debut short stories, and it will be awarded in February. The post PEN America Announces Refocused Short Story Debut Award, the Bingham Prize appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Volume wins national retail award

Volume, Nelson's newest independent book store, has won the People's Choice Award for Best New Zealand Provincial Retailer. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish school librarian wins national award

Shelagh Toonen from Elgin Academy in Moran has been named Scotland’s Library and Information Professional of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Hell's Belle' wins Heatseeker short story competition

Simon & Schuster UK has revealed the winner of its Books and the City Heatseeker short story competiton run in association with heat Magazine. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction

Bill Clinton handed Scholastic's Dick Robinson a lifetime achievement award. 'The happy ending still beckons,' Proulx said at the National Book Awards. The post Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Benway, Bidart, Gessen, and Ward Win 2017 National Book Awards

At the 68th National Book Awards, held at Cipriani New York in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday night, politics were again front and center in the publishing world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ford wins RSL VS Pritchett Short Story Prize 2017

Emily Ford has won the £1,000 RSL VS Pritchett Short Story Prize 2017 for her short story "The Hikers". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ahern's Roar talent wins a brace of deals for feminist short stories

HarperCollins will publish a new collection of 30 themed short stories from Cecelia Ahern. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barry Cunningham wins Branford Boase Award for third time

Chicken House’s Barry Cunningham has won the Branford Boase Award for the third time for his editorial work on Beetle Boy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Persaud wins the Commonwealth Writers' Short Story Prize

Ingrid Persaud from Trinidad and Tobago has won 2017's Commonwealth Writers' Short Story Prize for "Sweet Sop". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Morpurgo wins Children's Book Award for fourth time

An Eagle in the Snow follows in the footsteps of Shadow, Kensuke's Kingdom and Private Peaceful. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McFarlane's 'unforgettable' short stories win £30k Dylan Thomas Prize

Fiona McFarlane’s “unforgettable collection of stunning short stories” has been named as winner of the £30,000 International Dylan Thomas Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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