Smith, Power and Berry win Forward poetry prizes

Danez Smith has been announced as the winner of the Forward poetry prize for best collection, with awards also going to Phoebe Power and Liz Berry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Benson wins Forward Poetry Prize

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Trinidad's Capildeo wins Forward Prize for poetry

Vahni Capildeo has won the 25th Forward Prize for Best Collection, bagging £15,000 award for her work Measure of Expatriation (Carcanet). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-21 00:00:00 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

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Mukherjee wins Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize

Abir Mukherjee has won the 2018 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize (£15,000) with his second novel, A Necessary Evil (Vintage). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coral Rumble wins Caterpillar Poetry Prize

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[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Petit's 'mythic' poetry wins £10k Ondaatje Prize

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Bidisha to chair Forward Prizes for Poetry

The writer and broadcaster Bidisha will chair the jury of the Forward Prizes for Poetry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-23 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

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Parmar wins £5k inaugural Ledbury Forte Poetry Prize

Sandeep Parmar's Eidolon (Shearsman) has won the inaugural £5000 Ledbury Forte Poetry Prize, the UK’s first prize dedicated to second poetry collections. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Alderman's The Power wins 2017 Baileys Women's Prize

Naomi Alderman has won the £30,000 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction for her feminist science fiction novel The Power (Viking). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Romeo Oriogun wins 2017 Brunel International African Poetry Prize

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Jacob Polley wins £20k T S Eliot Prize for poetry

Jacob Polley has won the £20,000 T S Eliot Prize for poetry for his “firework of a book” Jackself (Picador). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Han and Smith win £50,000 Man Booker International prize

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Ali Smith wins Baileys book prize

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Alice Notley Wins $100,000 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

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Bickmore wins €10k Ballymaloe Poetry Prize

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Ali Smith wins £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize

Novelist Ali Smith has won the Goldsmiths Prize, awarded for "boldly original" fiction. Smith won the £10,000 award, now in its second year, for How to be Both (Hamish Hamilton), the two-part novel which lost out to Richard Flanagan on the shortlist for this year's Man Booker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ali Smith wins Goldsmiths Prize

Novelist Ali Smith has won the Goldsmiths Prize, awarded for "boldly original" fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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