Spain’s Enrique Vila-Matas Wins $150k FIL Award

Spanish author Enrique Vila-Matas has been awarded the 2015 Romance Languages Prize by the Guadalajara Book Fair (FIL) worth $150,000. The post Spain’s Enrique Vila-Matas Wins $150k FIL Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Spain’s ‘Fariña’–’Cocaine Coast’ on Netflix–Wins 2019 Liber Award

At the Liber International Book Fair in Madrid in October, the Spanish publishers' federation will honor Altresmedia for 'Fariña' and  for 'Crea Lectura.' The post Spain’s ‘Fariña’–’Cocaine Coast’ on Netflix–Wins 2019 Liber Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Argentina’s Adriana Hidalgo Wins FIL Publishing Merit Award

Argentine publisher Adriana Hidalgo has won this year’s Publishing Merit Award at the Guadalajara International Book Fair, in recognition as Latin America’s most widely distributed independent publisher. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Deesha Philyaw Wins 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award

'The Secret Lives of Church Ladies' by Deesha Philyaw, which was published by West Virginia University Press, has won the 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Larry McMurtry, award-winning novelist who pierced myths of his native Texas, dies at 84

He won a Pulitzer for “Lonesome Dove” and shared an Oscar for his “Brokeback Mountain” screenplay. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Pushkin lands award-winning Swedish debut

Pushkin Press has acquired Collected Works, the literary debut of Swedish writer Lydia Sandgren, about a middle-aged publisher and the void left behind by his missing wife. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AAP PROSE Awards: ‘Ancient Maya Politics’ Wins 2021 Hawkins Honor

With Cambridge University Press taking two of the 2021 super-category PROSE Excellence Awards, a political anthropologist wins the Hawkins. The post AAP PROSE Awards: ‘Ancient Maya Politics’ Wins 2021 Hawkins Honor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Power to the Peepal: Leeds-based indie enjoys reward of second major award win

Peepal Tree Press is behind the dark, magical realist novel that scooped the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year last week, with The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey putting a new spotlight on a small publisher that has consistently supported international Caribbean writing for 35 years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vancouver environmentalist wins $3M Climate Breakthrough Award

Nicole Rycroft's track record when it comes to protecting forests and fighting climate change includes a successful campaign to green all the copies of the last book in the Harry Potter series. Continue reading at CBC

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Italy’s ‘Telephone Tales’ Wins the 2021 Batchelder Translation Award

Antony Shugaar's tranlsation of 1962 Italian picture book 'Telephone Tales' by Gianni Rodari and Valerio Vidali wins ALA's 2021 Batchelder Award. The post Italy’s ‘Telephone Tales’ Wins the 2021 Batchelder Translation Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Monique Roffey Wins the UK’s Costa 2020 Book of the Year Award

Roffey's book, based on a Taino legend, is set in 1976 on the Caribbean island of Black Conch. Tessa Sheridan has won the Short Story Award. The post Monique Roffey Wins the UK’s Costa 2020 Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Award-winning novelist David Wheldon dies, aged 70

Tributes have been paid to award-winning novelist, poet and pathologist David Wheldon following his unexpected death at the age of 70. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barry Lopez, award-winning writer who ventured into the Arctic, dies at 75

The National Book Award recipient plumbed the natural world for its wisdom, exploring the Arctic tundra, the Antarctic waters and the spaces in between. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Sarah Frier Wins the 2020 Business Book of the Year Award

Sarah Frier's 'No Filter' takes the £30,000 Business Book of the Year honor, in a strong shortlist from the FT and McKinsey & Company. The post Sarah Frier Wins the 2020 Business Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PRH and HC win at Audio Production Awards

Penguin Random House and HarperCollins have both scooped prizes at this year's Audio Production Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Oloixarac and Umoren win Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award

Novelist Pola Oloixarac and historian Imaobong Umoren (pictured) have been named as the 2021 winners of the Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Styles wins Little, Brown UEA Crime Fiction Award

Emma Styles has won the Little, Brown UEA Crime Fiction Award 2020 for her novel, No Country for Girls. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Norton, Ryan and McAnulty win at An Post Irish Book Awards

Graham Norton, Dara McAnulty and Donal Ryan were among the winning authors at the virtual An Post Irish Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pan Macmillan, Nosy Crow and Mr B's win FutureBook Awards

Publishers Nosy Crow and Pan Macmillan have been named winners of the FutureBooks Awards: Best of Lockdown, after the week-long virtual conference which culminated in the awards ceremony. The pair won alongside Bath-based bookshop Mr B’s Emporium, the Cheltenham Literature Festival, and academic... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Yu, Payne, Callender, Mosley win at 71st National Book Awards

During the first 30 years of the National Book Awards in the US, only three writers of colour won prizes; last night, at the (virtual) 71st instalment, almost every person who took home a book award was Black or Asian. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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