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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Booker Prize Foundation abolishes Baroness Nicholson's role

The Trustees of the Booker Prize Foundation have abolished the post of honorary vice president, previously held by Baroness Emma Nicholson. The decision followed controversy on social media surrounding Nicholson's views on same-sex marriage and her attitude to trans people. A statement this... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-24 23:17:06 UTC ]
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Mark Damazer to chair the Booker Prize Foundation

Former BBC Radio 4 Controller Mark Damazer has been announced as the new chair of the Booker Prize Foundation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 14:59:16 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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Booker Prize announcement delayed to avoid Obama clash

The announcement of this year's Booker Prize winner is being postponed for two days until 19th November to avoid clashing with the publication date of Barack Obama's memoirs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-29 16:18:43 UTC ]
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Faber releases International Booker Prize-winning novel in paperback early

Faber is releasing the new paperback edition of  Marieke Lucas Rijneveld's 2020 International Booker Prize-winning novel The Discomfort of Evening today (23rd September), five months earlier than scheduled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-22 14:54:22 UTC ]
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The Whiting Foundation has announced its 2020 Literary Magazine Prize awardees.

Today, the Whiting Foundation announced the five print and digital winners for its third annual Literary Magazine Prizes. Since launching in 2018, the Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes seek to recognize, reward, and support publications that actively nurture writers who produce extraordinary... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 12:00:53 UTC ]
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Faber releases Dangarembga's Booker Prize shortlisted novel in paperback

Faber has released Tsitsi Dangarembga's This Mournable Body as a paperback edition this week, after it was announced the novel has made the Booker Prize shortlist.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 01:29:28 UTC ]
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Most diverse Booker prize shortlist ever is also almost all American

With no room for Hilary Mantel’s conclusion to her Wolf Hall trilogy, the six finalists also include four debutsHilary Mantel will not win a third Booker prize with the final novel in her Thomas Cromwell trilogy, after American writers made a near clean sweep of this year’s shortlist.With four... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-15 12:21:07 UTC ]
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Indies dominate Booker Prize shortlist as Mantel misses out

Diane Cook, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Avni Doshi, Maaza Mengiste, Douglas Stuart and Brandon Taylor have been shortlisted for this year's Booker Prize, in a selection packed with independent presses but featuring the notable absence of two-time winner Hilary Mantel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 08:26:08 UTC ]
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The Booker Prize announcement

Even for a prize that thrives on controversy, the omission of Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light from the Booker shortlist today is a big shock. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-15 07:24:12 UTC ]
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Booker Prize Shortlist Highlights Debuts, Women, Indies

Six titles made the shortlist for this year's Booker Prize for Fiction, of which four are debuts. The list is also notably diverse, with four female finalists and four titles coming from independent publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Here We Are,’ Booker Prize winner Graham Swift casts a spell

Swift’s novel is about young love and the little acts of chance and villainy that realign lives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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International Booker Prize reveals 2021 judges

The International Booker Prize has revealed its judging panel for next year's award, to be chaired by cultural historian and novelist Lucy Hughes-Hallett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-06 15:40:24 UTC ]
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