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'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-27 05:30:52 UTC ]
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Raymond Antrobus wins 2019 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award

Multi-award winning poet Raymond Antrobus has been named winner of the 2019 Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award for his debut The Perseverance (Penned in the Margins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 08:18:28 UTC ]
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Sandler, Krasznahorkai, Sze, Broom, Choi, Win 2019 National Book Awards

At the 70th National Book Awards, held again this year at Cipriani Wall Street in lower Manhattan on Wednesday night, LeVar Burton presided over a smoothly run evening attended by a typically ebullient and dapper publishing industry crowd. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Thompson-Spires Wins Hurston/Wright 2019 Award for Fiction

Authors Nafissa Thompson-Spires (fiction), Terrance Hayes (poetry), and Imani Perry (nonfiction) were the winners of the Hurston/Wright Foundation's annual Legacy Awards, presented October 18 in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Northland Kiwi voice artist for Netflix, Facebook wins big at London awards

The British accent you hear on Netflix or Facebook could well be voiced by an award-winning Kiwi from Northland. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-05-31 01:14:56 UTC ]
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Bologna 2019: Bart Moeyaert Wins Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Flemish author Bart Moeyaert is the winner of the 2019 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s largest children’s book prize. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adeyemi, Turpin Win Top Award at 2019 Audies

The big award at the 24th Annual Audie Awards, for Audiobook of the Year, went to 'Children of Blood and Bone' (Macmillan Audio), written by Tomi Adeyemi and narrated by Bahni Turpin. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings

The best literature, says PEN America president Jennifer Egan at the organization's 2019 awards in New York City 'embodies hard truths, contradictions, and discoveries.' The post PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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AAP Opens 2019 PROSE Awards to Entries; National Book Awards Host Is Nick Offerman

The Association of American Publishers' PROSE Awards for scholarly and professional books will be named in February. The National Book Awards winners ceremony is on November 14. The post AAP Opens 2019 PROSE Awards to Entries; National Book Awards Host Is Nick Offerman appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Netflix wins big at Golden Globes as ‘Queen’s Gambit’ keeps fueling chess sales: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. Netflix wins big at Globes Streaming platforms dominated the winners at last... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-12 13:47:58 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-04 21:20:53 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-27 20:49:31 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-26 21:18:00 UTC ]
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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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