The Booker Prize, Crankstart Foundation Ink Sponsorship Pact

The Booker Prize Foundation has signed an agreement with the Crankstart Foundation to take over sponsorship of the Booker prizes from the Man Group, which has ended its 18 year support off the awards. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Booker branding as Crankstart's official sponsorship begins

Crankstart officially takes over as the supporter of the Booker Prize on 1st June, ending 18 years of sponsorship by The Man Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-31 17:35:51 UTC ]
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Crankstart revealed as new Booker Prize sponsor in five-year deal

The Booker Prize will be sponsored by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Sir Michael Moritz's charitable foundation Crankstart in a five-year deal, it has been announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Group ends Booker Prize sponsorship

Man Group, which has sponsored the Booker Prize since 2002 - as well as sponsoring its International Prize from its beginning in 2005 - is to end its association with the prizes at the end of 2019. The Booker Prize Foundation said its trustees were "in discussion with a new sponsor and are... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booker Foundation launches Beryl Bainbridge prize

Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 08:55 The Man Booker Foundation is to award a special prize to the late author Beryl Bainbridge, who was shortlisted five times for the accolade but never won. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood makes Booker Prize short list, Giller Prize long list

Awards buzz is ramping up for author Margaret Atwood, who is again in the running for both the Man Booker Prize and the Scotiabank Giller Prize.  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-09-03 19:27:06 UTC ]
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Baillie Gifford Prize boosts prize money to £50,000 in new sponsorship deal

The Baillie Gifford Prize for non-fiction has announced a new seven-year sponsorship agreement that will see its prize money boosted to £50,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize unaffected by Tesco-Booker merger

The Man Booker Prize is unaffected by Tesco’s merger with The Booker Group, its organisers have clarified. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Child, Busby and Sissay join 2020 Booker Prize judging panel

Lee Child will be a judge for the 2020 Booker Prize, it has been revealed, joining a panel including author Lemn Sissay and chaired by Margaret Busby. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-06 23:36:24 UTC ]
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'Booker Prize is for readers first and publishers last', says Wood

Gaby Wood, literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, has said prizes like the Booker are for readers first and foremost, and that they should be treated as an investigation rather than an act of judgement shaping the canon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 12:59:25 UTC ]
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The First Arabic Novel to Win the International Booker Prize

Jokha Alharthi’s inventive multigenerational tale, “Celestial Bodies,” is also the first novel by an Omani woman to be translated into English. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-21 15:10:57 UTC ]
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In Rare Tie, the 2019 Booker Prize Will Be Shared

Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood and British author Bernadine Evaristo won the 2019 Booker Prize and will splite the prize money. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-15 11:38:46 UTC ]
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Atwood, Evaristo Jointly Win the 2019 Booker Prize

Both 'The Testaments' by Margaret Atwood, and 'Girl, Woman, Other,' by Bernardine Evaristo, were judged to be worthy of the 2019 Booker Prize. The two authors will split the £50,000 prize money. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo jointly win Booker Prize

Canadian writer Margaret Atwood and British author Bernardine Evaristo split the Booker Prize on Monday, after the judging panel ripped up the rule book and refused to name one winner for the prestigious fiction trophy. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-10-14 20:58:08 UTC ]
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Benefits of The Booker Prize and Other Literary Awards for Writers (Besides the Money)

It's the height of literary award season and WD senior editor Amy Jones considers what prizes like The Booker Prize have to offer readers and writers. The post Benefits of The Booker Prize and Other Literary Awards for Writers (Besides the Money) by Amy Jones appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-14 19:33:33 UTC ]
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Booker Prize split between Atwood and Evaristo as judges rebel against rules

The Booker Prize has been jointly won by Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) and Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:52:37 UTC ]
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Booker Prize stresses 2019 winner remains undecided after bookshop error

The Booker Prize has reassured readers the £50,000 literary award has “not yet been decided” – after a bookshop mistakenly branded copies of Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments with a “winner” sticker.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 10:52:14 UTC ]
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Booker Prize authors to meet Front Row listeners in new BBC coverage

BBC Radio 4 series "Front Row" has announced Booker Prize-shortlisted authors will meet its listeners as part of new plans to cover the award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 07:33:32 UTC ]
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'Wide-ranging and diverse' Booker Prize shortlist welcomed by trade, despite surprise omissions

The Booker Prize’s "wide-ranging and diverse" shortlist has been met with a broadly positive response from the trade, though there is surprise from some that authors like Max Porter missed out on the final six. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-04 10:36:45 UTC ]
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Wood praises 'inclusive' Booker Prize eligibility rules

Gaby Wood, literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, championed the "inclusive" nature of the award's current entry criteria at last night's celebration of the 2019 shortlist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-04 02:23:00 UTC ]
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