Tasmanian author Amanda Lohrey wins prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award for The Labyrinth

Amanda Lohrey's novel about a woman who isolates herself yet finds connection has won the 2021 Miles Franklin Literary Award. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2021-07-15 06:31:16 UTC ]
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US Author Victoria Aveyard Wins Prestigious German Literary Award

Victoria Aveyard, American author of ‘The Red Queen’ wins the ‘Buxtehuder Bulle,’ Germany's most renowned prize for young people’s literature. The post US Author Victoria Aveyard Wins Prestigious German Literary Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sofie Laguna wins 2015 Miles Franklin Literary Award

She's known for her children's books and plays, but The Eye of the Sheep changed everything for Laguna. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2015-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut Novel on Immigration Wins Australia’s Miles Franklin Award

A book that was slow to find a home has now achieved success: A.S. Patric's 'Black Rock White City' is the 2016 winner of Australia's Miles Franklin Award. The post Debut Novel on Immigration Wins Australia’s Miles Franklin Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The most momentous news of my life': AS Patric wins Miles Franklin award

Author of Black Rock White City, which has won Australia’s premier literary prize, says he feels a bit of sunlight after many years of absolute obscurity Two years ago, Melbourne’s AS Patric couldn’t even get a rejection slip for his book, Black Rock White City. Not one of the big Australian... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sofie Laguna wins Miles Franklin Award

She's known for her children's books and plays, but The Eye of the Sheep changed everything for Laguna. Continue reading at The Sydney Morning Herald

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2015-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nicaragua has ordered the arrest of award-winning author Sergio Ramírez.

State prosecutors in Nicaragua have ordered the arrest of one of the country’s most prominent writers, Sergio Ramírez, accusing the 78-year-old novelist of inspiring hatred and conspiring to destabilize Nicaragua. With only two months to go until the presidential elections in November, dozens of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-10 15:58:45 UTC ]
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McMullan and Millwood Hargrave win Society of Authors awards

Thomas McMullan, Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Fredrik Logevall are among the writers and illustrators who have won awards from the Society of Authors this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 09:31:45 UTC ]
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Luiselli wins Dublin Literary Award for Lost Children Archive

Mexican author Valeria Luiselli has won the €100,000 Dublin Literary Award for her novel Lost Children Archive (4th Estate), the world's most valuable prize for a single novel published in English. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-19 15:32:45 UTC ]
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Anna Burns wins the International Dublin Literary Award for Milkman.

Today, Graywolf Press announced that Anna Burns’ Milkman has been selected as the winner of the International Dublin Literary Award. The Award, now celebrating its 25th year, is the world’s largest annual prize for a single work of fiction published in English. The prize comes with a whopping... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-22 15:20:06 UTC ]
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Anna Burns wins €100k International Dublin Literary Award

Anna Burns has become the first author from Northern Ireland to win the 2020 International Dublin Literary Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 09:28:46 UTC ]
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Evaristo and Carty-Williams become first black authors to win top British Book awards

Candice Carty-Williams and Bernardine Evaristo take book of the year and author of the year categories, as publishers face criticism for treatment of black authorsCandice Carty-Williams and Bernardine Evaristo have become the first black authors to win the top prizes at the British Book awards,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-29 17:45:42 UTC ]
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Adam wins Authors' Club Best First Novel Award

Claire Adam has scooped the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award for her “outstanding” novel Golden Child (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 13:26:01 UTC ]
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Maya Author Sol Ceh Moo Wins Guadalajara Fair’s Indigenous Literature Award

In prizes announced for the 2019 Guadalajara International Book Fair, Sol Ceh Moo, David Huerta, and María Baranda are listed for this year's top honors. The post Maya Author Sol Ceh Moo Wins Guadalajara Fair’s Indigenous Literature Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-13 03:35:16 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison, Award-Winning Author of Beloved and More, Dead at 88

Morrison's accolades included a Pulitzer, a Nobel Prize in literature, and a Presidential Medal of Freedom. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-08-06 14:40:16 UTC ]
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Jokha Alharthi awarded Man Booker International Prize, the first Arabic-language author to win

Jokha Alharthi and Marilyn Booth have won the 2019 Man Booker International Prize for "Celestial Bodies," a coming-of-age novel written by Alharthi and translated from Arabic by Booth. Organizers of the literary prize, given annually to a work of fiction translated into English, made the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-21 22:50:00 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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McCormack’s Solar Bones wins €100k Dublin International Literary Award

Mike McCormack’s Solar Bones (Tramp Press) has won the €100,000 2018 Dublin International Literary Award, formerly known as the IMPAC Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times book prizes awarded to literary veterans, emerging authors

Abortion, gun violence, the global refugee crisis and the degradation of the Great Lakes were among the subjects of books honored Friday at the 38th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. The awards were presented at USC’s Bovard Auditorium on the eve of the two-day L.A. Times Festival of Books,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US author Woodson wins £430k Astrid Lindgren Award

American author Jacqueline Woodson has won the SEK5m (£430,000) Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2018 for her “masterful characterisation and deep understanding of the adolescent psyche”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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