The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018

With its Authors' Awards not only for younger writers but also one for a first-time novelist older than 40, the Society of Authors releases shortlists for more than £98,000 in literary awards. The post The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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The UK’s Costa Book Awards Shortlists: Half Debuts, £35,000 in Prize Money

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