Thompson-Spires Wins Hurston/Wright 2019 Award for Fiction

Authors Nafissa Thompson-Spires (fiction), Terrance Hayes (poetry), and Imani Perry (nonfiction) were the winners of the Hurston/Wright Foundation's annual Legacy Awards, presented October 18 in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The L.A. Times announces its 2019 Book Prize finalists and a new award for science fiction.

It’s an exciting year for the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes! This will be its 40th year of celebrating the literary community. The Times announced their 2019 Book Prize finalists today; the winners will be announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on April 17th. Additionally, bestselling crime... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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De’Shawn Charles Winslow wins 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

Huge congratulations to De’Shawn Charles Winslow, who last night took home the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize for his acclaimed debut In West Mills. Winslow was presented with the prestigious prize—which has in previous years been awarded to Junot Diaz, Tiphanie Yanique, Viet Thanh Nguyen,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-11 17:00:27 UTC ]
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Raymond Antrobus wins 2019 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award

Multi-award winning poet Raymond Antrobus has been named winner of the 2019 Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award for his debut The Perseverance (Penned in the Margins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 08:18:28 UTC ]
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Sandler, Krasznahorkai, Sze, Broom, Choi, Win 2019 National Book Awards

At the 70th National Book Awards, held again this year at Cipriani Wall Street in lower Manhattan on Wednesday night, LeVar Burton presided over a smoothly run evening attended by a typically ebullient and dapper publishing industry crowd. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Who Will Win the National Book Award for Fiction, According to My Dad

These are some important things to know about my dad: every Halloween he dresses up in a different inflatable costume to hand out candy, he’s seen Bigfoot, he watches John Wick about once a month, he wanted to name me Elvis, and when I was younger he read all my favorite books along with me.... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Here is the 2019 Longlist for the National Book Award for Fiction.

It’s here: the final day of the National Book Foundations’ longlist announcements. Yep, it’s time for the fiction list, as chosen by judges Dorothy Allison, Ruth Dickey, Javier Ramirez, Danzy Senna (Chair), and Jeff VanderMeer from a pool of 397 submitted books. It includes two debut short story... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-20 14:32:33 UTC ]
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Spain’s ‘Fariña’–’Cocaine Coast’ on Netflix–Wins 2019 Liber Award

At the Liber International Book Fair in Madrid in October, the Spanish publishers' federation will honor Altresmedia for 'Fariña' and  for 'Crea Lectura.' The post Spain’s ‘Fariña’–’Cocaine Coast’ on Netflix–Wins 2019 Liber Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-27 05:30:52 UTC ]
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Bologna 2019: Bart Moeyaert Wins Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Flemish author Bart Moeyaert is the winner of the 2019 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s largest children’s book prize. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adeyemi, Turpin Win Top Award at 2019 Audies

The big award at the 24th Annual Audie Awards, for Audiobook of the Year, went to 'Children of Blood and Bone' (Macmillan Audio), written by Tomi Adeyemi and narrated by Bahni Turpin. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America presents literary awards to Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Nafissa Thompson-Spires

The nonprofit organization PEN America announced the winners of its annual literary awards Tuesday night, with Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah taking home the prestigious PEN/Jean Stein Award for book of the year for his debut short story collection, "Friday Black." Adjei-Brenyah’s competition for the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings

The best literature, says PEN America president Jennifer Egan at the organization's 2019 awards in New York City 'embodies hard truths, contradictions, and discoveries.' The post PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Femi Kayode wins Little, Brown Award for crime fiction

University of East Anglia creative writing student Femi Kayode has won the £3,000 Little, Brown Award for crime fiction for the manuscript for his "shocking and emotional story", Lightseekers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction to CE Tobisman for ‘Proof’; Abigail Strom Wins RITA Award

This eighth annual prize in legal storytelling, created with Harper Lee's authorization, goes to CE Tobisman for her novel about a potential elder abuse case, the second book in her series about attorney Caroline Auden. The post Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction to CE Tobisman for ‘Proof’;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Electric' historical fiction wins Caledonia Novel Award

Scottish novelist Elizabeth Macneal has won this year’s Caledonia Novel Award for her "masterful" historical fiction debut, The Doll Factory, set in Victorian London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bollen wins Bad Sex in Fiction award

Christopher Bollen has won the 25th annual Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award for The Destroyers (Harper). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction

Bill Clinton handed Scholastic's Dick Robinson a lifetime achievement award. 'The happy ending still beckons,' Proulx said at the National Book Awards. The post Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Lawyer Up: James Grippando Wins Harper Lee Legal Fiction Award

The attorney and author James Grippando, with more than a dozen Jack Swyteck novels published, is the seventh winner of the ‘ABA Journal’ and University of Alabama School of Law’s prize.  By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 ‘My Dual Career’ he University of Alabama School of Law and the ABA... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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A Child of Books wins Bologna Ragazzi Award for fiction

Walker Books' A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston has won the fiction category in the Bologna Ragazzi Award 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Erri De Luca wins Bad Sex in Fiction Award

Erri De Luca has won the 24th annual Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award for The Day Before Happiness (Allen Lane). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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