The Black Project wins graphic novel prize

Gareth Brookes' The Black Project has won Myriad Editions' first competition for a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Johny Pitts wins Jhalak prize for 'beautiful' history of black Europe

Television presenter and musician wins £1,000 prize for writers of colour, with ‘exceptionally thoughtful’ debut AfropeanExtract from Afropean: ‘It really was another world’Johny Pitts has won the Jhalak prize for his debut book Afropean, an examination of life in black communities across... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-26 18:44:35 UTC ]
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Watch Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison explain why she told black stories

Celebrated novelist Toni Morrison has died at 88, and she leaves behind a commanding legacy of the black experience in literature. Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died, according to a friend who confirmed the news to the Associated Press. She was 88 years old.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-08-06 11:00:50 UTC ]
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Graphic novel wins Society of Authors Translation Prize for first time

A graphic novel has won an award for the first time at the Society of Authors’ Translation Prize ceremony. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Esi Edugyan wins the prestigious Canadian Giller Prize for her novel 'Washington Black'

Author Esi Edugyan won the Giller Prize, considered one of Canada's most prestigious literary awards, for her novel "Washington Black" on Monday night at a gala ceremony in Toronto. The prize comes with an award of $75,000. Edugyan's novel follows an 11-year-old slave on a Barbados sugar... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Lives Matter-inspired book wins children's book prize

Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give is this year's recipient of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McBride and Cumming win £10k James Tait Black prizes

Eimear McBride and Laura Cumming have won Britain’s oldest literary award, the James Tait Black prize, worth £10,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Fran' Wins Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize

"Fran," Jim Woodring’s “hypnotic and subliminal” wordless graphic novel, has been awarded the Lynd Ward Prize for Graphic Novel of the Year for 2014. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Prizes: “Maggot Moon” Wins Carnegie, “Black Dog” Takes Kate Greenaway

Sally Gardner has won the prestigious Carnegie Medal for "Maggot Moon;" Levi Pinfold won the Kate Greenaway Medal, which awards excellence in illustration, for his picture book "Black Dog." Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Soli and Spurling win James Tait Black Prizes

Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 20:23 Debut novelist Tatjani Soli and theatre critic Hilary Spurling have been awarded the James Tait Black Prizes, Britain’s oldest literary awards. Soli’s The Lotus Eaters (HarperPress) was awarded the £10,000 fiction prize at the Edinburgh International... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize

The agency, formed by three publishing houses, this year has captured both the 'adult' Finlandia Prize and the junior prize in children's literature. The post Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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British writers can’t win the big US prizes, so why can Americans win the Booker? | Tibor Fischer

Opening the prize to global competition has been good for its profile, good for US writers - and a problem for novelists here and from the CommonwealthTonight the five judges of the Man Booker prize will announce this year’s winner. It was also the votes of five judges that chose the winners at... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Carrère wins first French "prize of prizes"

The first annual literary ‘prize of prizes’ has been awarded to Emmanuel Carrè... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Dawson's Meat Market wins the YA Book Prize

Juno Dawson has won the YA Book Prize 2020 with her “gritty and compelling” exposé of the fashion industry, Meat Market (Quercus Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Johny Pitts wins 2020 Jhalak Prize

Johny Pitts, writer, photographer and broadcast journalist, has won the £1,000 Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, for Afropean: Notes from Black Europe (Allen Lane). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-25 20:56:40 UTC ]
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Francis Collins, Physician-Geneticist, Wins 2020 Templeton Prize

Collins, who revolutionized medicine by discovering a number of genes associated with diseases and authored 2006’s ‘The Language of God,’ has been named this year’s recipient of the Templeton Prize, which recognizes achievements related to science and spirituality. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Robinson wins £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize for A Portable Paradise

Poet Roger Robinson has won the £10,000 RSL Ondaatje Prize for his “profoundly moving” A Portable Paradise (Peepal Tree Press), which includes a sequence of poems reflecting on the Grenfell Tower fire. The annual prize rewards the best work of fiction, non-fiction or work of poetry that best... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lenarduzzi wins 2020 Fitzcarraldo Editions, Mahler & LeWitt Studios Essay Prize

Thea Lenarduzzi has won this year's Fitzcarraldo Editions, Mahler and LeWitt Studios Essay Prize, for her "family memoir and social history" proposal Dandelions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Algerian novel wins 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction

The Spartan Court by Abdelouahab Aissaoui has won the 13th International Prize for Arabic Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Abdelouahab Aissaoui Wins 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction

From this year's shortlist–which included authors from Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria–an Algerian work of historical fiction claims the 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction. The post Abdelouahab Aissaoui Wins 2020 International Prize for Arabic Fiction appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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