Sissay, Taddeo and Mendez shortlisted for Gordon Burn Prize

Lemn Sissay, Lisa Taddeo and Paul Mendez are among the six-strong shortlist for this year's Gordon Burn Prize.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 14:15:36 UTC ]
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Sissay, Taddeo and Mendez longlisted for Gordon Burn Prize 2020

Lemn Sissay, Lisa Taddeo and Paul Mendez have been longlisted for this year's Gordon Burn Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 02:24:37 UTC ]
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Porter and Barker shortlisted for 2019 Gordon Burn Prize

The shortlist has been announced for the seventh annual Gordon Burn Prize with two nods for Faber, including Max Porter, as well as nominations for three Penguin Random House authors including Pat Barker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 06:42:03 UTC ]
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Lemn Sissay's memoir shortlisted for Slightly Foxed Best Biography Prize

Lemn Sissay’s account of his childhood in care My Name is Why (Canongate) has been shortlisted for the 2019 Slightly Foxed Best Biography Prize along with Francesca Segal’s story of sitting "vigil" for her premature twins, Mother Ship (Chatto & Windus). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-06 22:27:54 UTC ]
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Burns and Evans make Orwell Prize for Political Fiction shortlist

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-10 01:32:56 UTC ]
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Burns and Stagg shortlisted for £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize

Man Booker Prize winner Anna Burns and Guy Stagg are among the eight authors shortlisted for the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize with indie publishers dominating this year’s award.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McNamara makes 2018 Gordon Burn shortlist

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Ali Smith longlisted for Gordon Burn Prize 2017

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Booker-nominated Szalay and Moshfegh contend for Gordon Burn Prize

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Jimmy Savile book wins Gordon Burn Prize

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Doyle, Peake and Moore to judge Gordon Burn Prize

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At London Book Fair: International Booker Prize Shortlist

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Awards: Scotland’s Highland Book Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist

The five-year-old Highland Book Prize Names four titles to its shortlist from university, independent, and major publishers. The post Awards: Scotland’s Highland Book Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Awards: The Aspen Words Literary Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist

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RNA unveils award shortlists and announces prize for Fenwick

The shortlists for the 2022 Romantic Novel Awards have been revealed, with Liz Fenwick also announced as this year's winner of the Popular Romantic Fiction category. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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De Waal and Krauss shortlisted for 2022 Wingate Literary Prize

The Wingate Literary Prize shortlist this year includes Nicole Krauss and Edmund de Waal with a mix of indie and corporate publishers in the running for the £4,000 award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-27 00:47:48 UTC ]
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Shortlist for inaugural Jericho Prize revealed

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Debuts dominate £10k Portico Prize shortlist

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Staunch Prize shortlists for flash fiction and short stories revealed

The 2021 shortlists have been revealed for the Staunch Prize’s unpublished flash fiction and short stories without violence to women, while the original book prize is on hold until 2022. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Radden Keefe, Flyn and Ypi among shortlist for Baillie Gifford Prize

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