Three finalists of €20k EBRD Literature Prize revealed

Three novels have been unveiled as the finalists of the inaugural EBRD Literature Prize, including a Croatian book from Quercus, a Saqi title translated from Turkish and a Russian novel from Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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€20k EBRD Literature Prize reveals inaugural shortlist

The €20,000 EBRD Literature Prize, launched by the British Council and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, has revealed its inaugural shortlist, including titles from Turkey, Croatia, Russia, Albania and Lebanon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Uzbek novel scoops €20k EBRD Literature Prize

The first novel to be translated from Uzbek into English, described as an "Uzbek Game of Thrones" has won the ERBD Literature Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six 'compelling' finalists revealed for the BAME short story prize

The Guardian 4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize shortlist has been revealed, with subjects ranging from the Grenfell Tower fire to a historic village plagued by a mysterious smell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Love song to Istanbul scoops €20k EBRD prize

The €20,000 European Bank for Reconstruction & Development Literature Prize has been claimed by Burhan Sönmez for Istanbul Istanbul (Telegram Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finalists for Scottish Teenage Book Prize revealed

Pan Macmillan features alongside children's publishers Curious Fox and Andersen Press in the Scottish Teenage Book Prize shortlist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker International Prize finalists revealed

Ten authors have been named as finalists for the Man Booker International Prize 2015, representing countries including Hungary, Guadeloupe, and the Republic of Congo. Each writer is now in the running to win a £60,000 prize, with the winner announced in a ceremony at the Victoria and Albert... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio to sponsor Literature Prize; stellar Academy revealed

The Folio Society has been announced as sponsor of the Literature Prize, the new award co-founded... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Competition Notes: Sunday Times Prize Judges, Harper Lee Legal Fiction Prize Finalists

Elif Shafak and Lucy Hughes-Hallett are named judges in London; the public is one of five judges in the Alabama-based Harper Lee Prize. The post Competition Notes: Sunday Times Prize Judges, Harper Lee Legal Fiction Prize Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Literature Prize Becomes The Folio Prize, Valued at £40,000

The Folio Society will sponsor the newly named Folio Prize, a literature award of £40,000 to honor the best English-language fiction published in the UK. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debuts compete for 2019 JCB Prize for Literature

Two debut novelists, Roshan Ali and Madhuri Vijay, are in the running for India's richest literary award, the 2019 JCB Prize for Literature, alongside three other writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 17:09:45 UTC ]
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The Swedish Academy took a year off to fix the Nobel Prize in literature. It’s still broken.

Austrian author Peter Handke is this year’s winner, which doesn’t inspire much confidence in the selection process. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-10 18:32:28 UTC ]
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Tokarczuk and Handke win Nobel Prizes in Literature

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke have won the Nobel Prizes in Literature 2018 and 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 20:13:53 UTC ]
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DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Releases Its Longlist

The 2019 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature's 15-title longlist includes seven debut novelists and was chosed from 90 submissions this year. The post DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Releases Its Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-27 11:30:31 UTC ]
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2019 Faber Andlyn Prize winners revealed

The winners of the Faber Andlyn Prize for undiscovered BAME writers and illustrators have been revealed, with Sarah Christou and Simji Park taking the top illustration gong while the writing award went to Nadia Attia and Ayesha Braganza. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 21:43:16 UTC ]
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Booker Prize shortlist revealed

The Booker Prize shortlist has been revealed with Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie in the running for the £50,000 prize.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-03 10:45:33 UTC ]
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Royal Society Science Book Prize 2019 shortlist revealed

The Royal Society Science Book Prize shortlist for 2019 has been revealed with nominations for indies Icon, Bloomsbury and Atlantic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-27 01:50:28 UTC ]
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Templar Illustration Prize 2019 shortlist revealed

Three Cambridge School of Art Children’s Book Illustration graduates Maria Coco, Paula White and Sally Walker are shortlisted for the second Templar Illustration Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-21 06:53:23 UTC ]
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Literature prize founder David Cohen dies, aged 89

Dr David Cohen, founder of the eponymous £40,000 literature prize, has died aged 89. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 10:03:11 UTC ]
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Judges revealed for Harvill Secker Young Translator’s Prize

Foyles’ acting head of fiction Gary Michael and Harvill Secker editor Mikaela Pedlow will judge the 2019 Harvill Secker Young Translator’s Prize, alongside editor Nii Ayikwei Parkes and writer Sarah Ardizzone. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 00:26:23 UTC ]
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