Singh slams 'pathetic' British publishers for lack of submissions to BAME prize

Sunny Singh, author and chair of judges for the Jhalak Prize, has called the efforts of British publishers "pathetic" due to the "shockingly low" submissions to the prize created to celebrate British BAME writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Singh slams 'pathetic' British publishers for lack of submissions to BAME prize

Sunny Singh, author and chair of judges for the Jhalak Prize, has called the efforts of British publishers "pathetic" due to the "shockingly low" submissions to the prize created to celebrate British BAME writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chair of BAME prize slams UK publishers after lack of submissions

Author Sunny Singh calls British publishing ‘pathetic’ as inaugural £1,000 Jhalak prize receives only 51 entriesThe chair of the judges for the inaugural Jhalak prize, the author Sunny Singh, has branded British publishers “pathetic” after the award created to recognise black, Asian and minority... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Awards Season: British Academy Prize Names Jurors, Opens Submissions

The 2021 jury for the British Academy Book Prize for Global Understanding returns in the 2022 cycle, seeking works that  'public understanding of world cultures.' The post Awards Season: British Academy Prize Names Jurors, Opens Submissions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-02-10 17:07:21 UTC ]
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Tom Maschler, Bold British Publisher and Booker Prize Founder, Dies at 87

He fostered the careers of more than a dozen Nobel laureates, including Gabriel García Márquez, Nadine Gordimer and Doris Lessing. Continue reading at The New York Times

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New British books prize for BAME authors unveils inaugural longlist

The Jhalak prize lines up 12 titles – taking in fiction, history, politics and YA fantasy – showcasing ‘the strength, range and promise’ of UK writers of colour A debut novel about inherited identity, a dystopian fantasy from a former children’s laureate, a study of Indian healthcare and radical... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Where are the brown people?': authors slam lack of diversity in UK publishing

Nikesh Shukla calls industry’s backtracking ‘a perfect loop-de-loop of blame’ as he is joined by Jon McGregor in a groundswell of readers and authors demanding more diverse representationMan Booker winner Marlon James: ‘Writers of colour pander to the white woman’Authors Nikesh Shukla and Jon... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The German Publishing Prize: 66 Publishers Honored, Three With €60,000 Each

With a total value of more than €1.6 million, the German Publishing Prize selects and honors socially engaged independent publishers. The post The German Publishing Prize: 66 Publishers Honored, Three With €60,000 Each appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-23 16:19:05 UTC ]
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At 75, Thames & Hudson Rolls Out New Publishing Programs, Book Design Prize

The illustrated book publisher will launch a new series of small-format titles, gift program, and book design prize, alongside unique branding, to commemorate its 75th anniversary. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A.S. Byatt, British writer and author of Booker Prize-winning 'Possession,' dies at 87

British author A.S. Byatt, who was known for award-winning works including 'Possession' and 'The Children's Book,' has died. She was 87. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-11-17 17:18:21 UTC ]
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Here’s the winner of the £25,000 British Academy Book Prize.

Today in London, the British Academy announced the winner of the 11th British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding: Courting India: England, Mughal India and the Origins of Empire by Nandini Das. “Nandini Das has written the true origin story of Britain and India,” said Professor... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-31 19:20:23 UTC ]
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Here’s the shortlist for the 2023 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding.

Today, the British Academy announced the shortlist for the 2023 British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding, an international book prize, now in its 11th year, that “celebrates ground-breaking research-based works of non-fiction that have made an outstanding contribution to the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-12 00:00:56 UTC ]
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British Independent Publisher HopeRoad Opens Fundraising Appeal

London's 13-year-old HopeRoad Publishing, focused on Caribbean, African, and Asian work, announces it's having cash-flow struggles. The post British Independent Publisher HopeRoad Opens Fundraising Appeal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-07-28 17:14:45 UTC ]
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British publisher removes language deemed offensive from Roald Dahl children's books

Critics are accusing the British publisher of Roald Dahl's classic children's books of censorship after it removed some language from works such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda to make them more acceptable to modern readers. ... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-02-19 19:08:29 UTC ]
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British independent publishers thrive despite Brexit and Covid pandemic

Small press of the year award shortlists 48 presses that are ‘reaping the rewards from inspirational publishing’, says British book awards chair of judgesSmall presses across the UK and Ireland have had a “year of exceptional sales and profit growth in the face of Brexit and escalating running... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-02-15 09:17:08 UTC ]
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German Book Prize Names Its Jury, Opens Submissions

With its seven jurors named, the 2023 German Book Prize in fiction has opened its submission period to publishers, through March 22. The post German Book Prize Names Its Jury, Opens Submissions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-02-07 13:44:53 UTC ]
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Charles Tripp Chairs the British Academy’s £25,000 Book Prize Jury

The British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding will name its winner in October. Publishers are submitting now. The post Charles Tripp Chairs the British Academy’s £25,000 Book Prize Jury appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-01-17 04:15:36 UTC ]
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‘When Women Kill’ Wins the 2022 British Academy Book Prize

Commended for revealing 'attitudes to female homicides,' Alia Trabucco Zerán's work of research wins the British Academy's £25,000 award. The post ‘When Women Kill’ Wins the 2022 British Academy Book Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-10-27 02:56:02 UTC ]
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British Academy Book Prize Announces Its 2022 Shortlist

Six titles are shortlisted this year by this 10-year-old award for nonfiction that contributes to 'global cultural understanding.' The post British Academy Book Prize Announces Its 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-06 04:01:57 UTC ]
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The German Book Prize Names Its Jurors, Opens Submissions

The top award in German-language fiction opens its 2022 competition with the appointment of seven new jurors and €25,000 for the winner. The post The German Book Prize Names Its Jurors, Opens Submissions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-02-08 15:10:08 UTC ]
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Ewen and Salami win inaugural Jericho Prize for Black-British writers

Abimbola Salami and Diane Ewan have won the inaugural Jericho Prize, a competition for unpublished and self-published Black-British writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-27 15:04:19 UTC ]
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