UK’s Polari Book Prizes Announce 2019 Longlists at London’s Southbank Centre

With two awards in place this year, London’s Polari Prizes announce a dual set of shortlists, with longlists expected in late July. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Books That Tell the Truth’ his evening (June 10) at London’s Southbank Centre, opening the ninth year of the Polari Prize’s honors for writers “whose work explores the LGBT experience, whether in ... The post UK’s Polari Book Prizes Announce 2019 Longlists at London’s Southbank Centre appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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UK’s Polari Book Prize Names Its 2019 Longlists: Two Awards, 12 Contenders

Narrowing down its longlists, the now double-award Polari Prize program names a doze titles for its shortlists. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Two Prizes, Two Shortlists n June 10, the dual-award Polari Prize program announced the longlists for its 2019 cycle in honoring... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Wellcome Book Prize Shortlist Announced at London Book Fair

In its unusual criteria of stories that "engage with some aspect of medicine, health, or illness," the Wellcome Prize is for fiction and nonfiction The post Wellcome Book Prize Shortlist Announced at London Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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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2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature Longlist Announced

News and Events The Editors of WLT Today the New Yorker announced the longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature. With such a wealth of talent on display, we don’t envy the judges’ task. To aid you, the reader, in appreciating the... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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German Book Prize Releases Its 2019 Longlist: A ‘Stimulating Discussion’

Citing 'so many successful debuts to discover' among its list of 20 titles, the jury of the German Book Prize has released its 2019 longlist. The post German Book Prize Releases Its 2019 Longlist: A ‘Stimulating Discussion’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book

Translator Damion Searls has received the US$10,000 Wolff Translator's Prize, and the Women Poet's Prize announces a collection of Rebecca Swift's work. The post Searls Wins Wolff Translator’s Prize; UK’s Women’s Poets Announce Swift Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Oscar’s Book Prize Announces Its 2019 Shortlist for Kids Under 5

Named for an avid young reader who died very early, Oscar's Book Prize recognizes titles for pre-schoolers with an eye to family reading. The post Oscar’s Book Prize Announces Its 2019 Shortlist for Kids Under 5 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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At London Book Fair: The Man Booker International Prize Longlist

From nine languages on three continents, the Man Booker International Prize will again split the winners' award between author and translator. The post At London Book Fair: The Man Booker International Prize Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair Announces Its 2019 International Excellence Award Shortlists

The shortlisted industry players and programs for this year's London Book Fair International Excellence Awards are from Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Australasia. The post London Book Fair Announces Its 2019 International Excellence Award Shortlists appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Wellcome Book Prize Announces Its 10th Anniversary Longlist

Almost evenly divided between fiction and nonfiction, the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize longlist features issues of gender, identity, mental health and medicine. The post Wellcome Book Prize Announces Its 10th Anniversary Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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German Book Prize 2018 Longlist Announced: Familiar Names, Literary Diversity

This year's German Book Prize longlist for Germany's most prestigious literary prize includes authors Maxim Biller, Helene Hegemann, and other familiar names The post German Book Prize 2018 Longlist Announced: Familiar Names, Literary Diversity appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction Longlist Is Announced in London

'Slavery, ecology, missing persons, inner-city violence, young love, prisons, trauma, and race' all are said to figure into the Man Booker Prize for Fiction longlist, as the award starts its second 50 years of competition. The post The 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction Longlist Is Announced in... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Industry Notes: US Publishers Association Announces Book Expo Panels; UK’s Sunday Times Prize Opens for Entries

Three Big Five CEOs are scheduled for a session from BookExpo and the Association of American Publishers. And the UK's award for writers aged 18 to 35 opens for submission. The post Industry Notes: US Publishers Association Announces Book Expo Panels; UK’s Sunday Times Prize Opens for Entries... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s Inaugural Jhalak Prize Book of the Year Longlist: Now 11 Titles

Having started with 12 titles, the Jhalak Prize Book of the Year longlist stands now at 11 books, its intent to honor writers of color. The post The UK’s Inaugural Jhalak Prize Book of the Year Longlist: Now 11 Titles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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German Book Prize Announces a 20-Title Longlist

Of an initial 156 books, the jury in the 25,000-euro German Book Prize has selected 20 titles 'linguistically diverse' titles for the longlist. The post German Book Prize Announces a 20-Title Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Submissions Open for the UK’s Polari First Book Prize 2016

Submissions now are open for the 2016 Polari First Book Prize, for debut books that explore the LGBT experience in poetry or prose, fiction or non-fiction. The post Submissions Open for the UK’s Polari First Book Prize 2016 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Polari First Book Prize swells longlist

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Industry Notes: UK-based Book Aid International: 1.2 Million Books in 2019

The charity last year was at work in 23 refugee camps, 38 prison libraries, 1,567 schools, 635 public libraries, and more. The post Industry Notes: UK-based Book Aid International: 1.2 Million Books in 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Hottest Topic of London Book Fair 2019: Brexit and the Books

'If there's no deal, GDP will reduce by 6 to 9 percentage points,' attorney Andrew Hood told a packed Olympia Room during London Book Fair. Unnerving tremors ran through the export-reliant UK books business—daily. The post The Hottest Topic of London Book Fair 2019: Brexit and the Books appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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