Shamsie's Home Fire continues to burn bright with £10k Hellenic Prize win

Kamila Shamsie has been awarded 2017's £10,000 London Hellenic Prize, given to the best book inspired by or relating to Greece, for Home Fire (Bloomsbury). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 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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Burns tipped to win Women's Fiction Prize

Anna Burns is the bookies' favourite to win the £30,000 Women's Prize for Fiction, with the latest odds from William Hill putting Milkman (Faber) at 6/4.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-30 07:48:44 UTC ]
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Edemariam wins £10k Ondaatje Prize for 'outstanding' family memoir

Guardian journalist Aida Edemariam has won the £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize for her “outstanding and highly unusual memoir” about her grandmother’s life in Ethiopia, The Wife’s Tale: A Personal History (4th Estate). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Luath’s Safari continues on the back of prize-winning bestseller by rapper Loki

Edinburgh-based indie Luath Press' Gavin MacDougall talks about publishing prize-winner Poverty Safari by Darren McGarvey, as well as an upcoming title from the artist whose project inspired the book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Northern Ireland’s Anna Burns Wins 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

The 17th woman to win the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, Anna Burns has won for 'Milkman,' set in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. Her publisher, Faber & Faber, becomes the second biggest winner of Man Booker titles. The post Northern Ireland’s Anna Burns Wins 2018 Man Booker Prize for... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Milkman' by Anna Burns wins Man Booker Prize

Anna Burns has become the first Northern Irish writer to win the Man Booker Prize with her novel Milkman (Faber & Faber), a book about the sexual harassment of a young woman, commended by the judges for its “distinctive voice” and for being at once “particular and brilliantly universal”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anna Burns Wins 2018 Man Booker Prize for 'Milkman'

'Milkman,' which is published by Graywolf Press in the U.S., makes Burns the first Northern Irish writer to win the prize. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kamila Shamsie Wins £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction

In the year that Kamila Shamsie once proposed as a 'Year of Publishing Women,' the Pakistani-British author has won the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018 for 'Home Fire' in London. The post Kamila Shamsie Wins £30,000 Women’s Prize for Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-07 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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Penney wins £10k Wilbur Smith adventure writing prize

Under a Pole Star (Quercus) by Costa-winning author Stef Penney has been awarded the £10,000 2017 Wilbur and Niso Smith Adventure Writing Prize for Best Published Novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McBride and Cumming win £10k James Tait Black prizes

Eimear McBride and Laura Cumming have won Britain’s oldest literary award, the James Tait Black prize, worth £10,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Golden Hill wins £10k Desmond Elliott Prize

Francis Spufford has been awarded the 2017 Desmond Elliott Prize for his "miraculously constructed" debut Golden Hill (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spufford wins £10k Ondaatje Prize

Francis Spufford has won the Royal Society of Literature’s £10,000 Ondaatje Prize for his debut novel Golden Hill (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier Zaffre to publish ITV's Keep the Home Fires Burning

Bonnier Zaffre has acquired three books from S Block, the creator of ITV series, Home Fires. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Greengrass wins £10k Edge Hill Short Story Prize

Jessie Greengrass has won the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2016 for her debut collection, taking home the £10,000 main prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Christofi debut wins £10k Betty Trask Prize

Debut novelist Alex Christofi from Dorset has won the £10,000 Betty Trask Prize at the Society of Authors annual Authors' Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book on corruption in Russia wins £10k Ondaatje Prize

A book about the “exposure of greed and corruption in modern Russia” by Peter Pomerantsev has won the £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Myers and Benson win £10k Portico Literature Prize

Benjamin Myers has won the £10,000 Portico Literature Prize 2015 for Fiction while Richard Benson won the £10,000 Portico Prize for non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cathcart Froden wins £10k Dundee International Book Prize

Martin Cathcart Froden’s unpublished debut novel Devil Take the Hindmost has been announced as the winner of the Dundee International Book Prize 2015. Cathcart Froden was awarded the £10,000 prize and a publishing deal with Freight Books at the Dundee Literary Festival today (21st October). He... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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