The Rathbones Folio Prize Shortlist Is Announced, as ‘Evolved’ Booker Debate Flares Again

In a contentious turn of events, the Rathbones Folio Prize shortlist announcement prompts criticism of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, while the Rathbones prize, itself, admits US entries, as the Booker does. The post The Rathbones Folio Prize Shortlist Is Announced, as ‘Evolved’ Booker Debate Flares Again appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]

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International Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

Six books, one each translated from Dutch, Farsi, German, and Japanese and two from Spanish, have made the shortlist for the 2020 International Booker Prize. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Zadie Smith and Ben Lerner shortlisted for Rathbones Folio Prize 2020

Zadie Smith and Ben Lerner are among the eight authors shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-25 23:52:49 UTC ]
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Burns and Stagg shortlisted for £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize

Man Booker Prize winner Anna Burns and Guy Stagg are among the eight authors shortlisted for the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize with indie publishers dominating this year’s award.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At the Hay Festival, the Man Booker Prize Announces Its Anniversary ‘Golden Five’ Shortlist

The 50th anniversary 'Golden Man Booker Prize' will go to one of the five titles shortlisted from five decades of previous winners. The public now is voting to determine which of these books will be most 'golden' of all. The post At the Hay Festival, the Man Booker Prize Announces Its... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker International Prize Announces 2018 Shortlist

The 2018 Man Booker International shortlist spans four European languages: French, Spanish, Hungarian, Polish, and includes Han Kang and Deborah Smith, who won in 2016. The post Man Booker International Prize Announces 2018 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio Prize reopens Man Booker debate

Members of the Folio Prize Academy have spoken out against the Man Booker Prize's expanded eligibility criteria, with author Tessa Hadley suggesting British and Commonwealth writing has become “lost in the margins” of US fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize 2017 Shortlist Announced

The Man Booker Prize has announced its shortlist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, and it includes books by Paul Auster and George Saunders. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Equal billing given to novels and non-fiction on Rathbones Folio Prize shortlist

Four works of non-fiction, including Hisham Matar's award-winning biography The Return (Viking), have been shortlisted for the £20,000 Rathbones Folio Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK’s Man Booker Prize Shortlist of Six Titles Is Announced

The Man Booker Prize shortlist of six titles is out today (September 13). In October, Frankfurt Book Fair will have three events in recognition of the prize's international influence. The post UK’s Man Booker Prize Shortlist of Six Titles Is Announced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Rathbones Folio Prize increases prize money to £30,000

The Rathbones Folio Prize will increase its prize money to £30,000 after receiving renewed sponsorship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Klaus Flugge Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for the Klaus Flugge Prize for newcomers to children's picture book illustration has been announced, featuring a pair of Two Hoots titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Shortlist for the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature Announced

News and Events WLT Top row (left to right): Laurie Halse Anderson, Eric Gansworth, Meg Medina. Middle row: Linda Sue Park, Mitali Perkins, Jason Reynolds. Bottom row: Cynthia Leitich Smith, Laurel Snyder, Alex Wheatle Finalists for the 2021 NSK... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for this year's Commonwealth Short Story Prize has been announced, and features 20 entries from countries across the Commonwealth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 15:26:21 UTC ]
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The 2020 International Booker Prize Shortlist is mostly women (again).

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Indies dominate 2020 International Booker Prize shortlist

Four indie publishers—Fitzcarraldo, Charco Press, Europa and Faber & Faber—have made the six-strong shortlist for 2020's £50,000 International Booker Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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International Booker Prize to reveal shortlist digitally

The International Booker Prize is the latest prize to announce it is going digital in 2020 in wake of the coronavirus crisis.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Valeria Luiselli named first woman to win Rathbones Folio Prize

Valeria Luiselli has won the £30,00 Rathbones Folio Prize for her "fiercely imaginative" autobiographical work of fiction, Lost Children Archive (Fourth Estate), inspired by the author's work with young migrants on the Mexico-US border. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 07:59:06 UTC ]
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Rathbones Folio Prize to host digital awards ceremony

There will be a digital award ceremony for the Rathbones Folio Prize tonight (23rd March), after the Rathbones Folio Sessions and gala event at the British Library were cancelled owing to Covid-19. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Change in schedule for Rathbones Folio Prize

The Rathbones Folio Prize has brought forward its 2020 shortlist and winner schedule two months earlier than in previous years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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