Walter Mosley will receive the National Book Foundation’s lifetime achievement award.

How about some terrific morning literary news to brighten your day? Is that a “yes” I hear? Well, today the National Book Foundation announced that Walter Mosley, author of the highly-regarded Devil in a Blue Dress, will be awarded the 2020 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. The award was created in 1988 to […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-10 15:03:19 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy will posthumously receive the National Book Foundation’s lifetime achievement award.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced extraordinary news for an extraordinary prize: The late president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, Carolyn Reidy, will be the recipient of its Literarian Award at the 2020 National Book Awards. The lifetime achievement award, which honors... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-08 16:43:46 UTC ]
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Edmund White will receive a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation.

The National Book Foundation announced today that it will award its 2019 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to Edmund White. “A master of narrative and craft across fiction, journalism, memoir, and more, White has built a career defined by its indelible impact on many... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-12 16:03:13 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy to receive a lifetime achievement honor at the 2020 National Book Awards

Carolyn Reidy, the late president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, will receive the Literarian Award, the National Book Foundation announced today. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-08 14:14:51 UTC ]
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Nancy Pearl to Receive 2021 National Book Foundation Literarian Award

Nancy Pearl has been named the recipient of the National Book Foundation's 2021 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, which will be presented at the 72nd National Book Awards ceremony on November 17 by Ron Charles of the 'Washington Post.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Nigel Newton, founding CEO of Bloomsbury, is to receive a London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'huge contribution to the book industry.' The post Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-24 13:50:23 UTC ]
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Nigel Newton to receive London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award 2020

Nigel Newton, founder and chief executive of Bloomsbury Publishing will be presented with the London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-23 20:55:13 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Prize finalists include Joyce Carol Oates and Ta-Nehisi Coates; John Rechy receives lifetime achievement award

Finalists for the 2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes include Joyce Carol Oates, Ron Chernow, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jesmyn Ward. The awards will be presented on the campus of USC on April 20, the eve of the L.A. Times Festival of Books. Finalists for the book prizes, which are awarded in 10... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Annie Proulx To Receive US National Book Foundation’s Distinguished Contribution Award

Hailed for grasp of 'the beauty and complexities of rural America,' Annie Proulx is to be the 30th laureate of the National Book Foundation's top honor. The post Annie Proulx To Receive US National Book Foundation’s Distinguished Contribution Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US National Book Award Foundation Names Its 2022 ‘5 Under 35’

The '5 Under 35' honorees from the National Book Foundation include two authors published by independent houses. The post US National Book Award Foundation Names Its 2022 ‘5 Under 35’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-14 03:18:13 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Delivers Its Lifetime Achievement Award to Margaret Busby

Voted one of the '100 Great Black Britons' in 2020, Margaret Busby is fêted at London's Hurlingham Club for her Lifetime Achievement International Excellence Award. The post London Book Fair Delivers Its Lifetime Achievement Award to Margaret Busby appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-24 03:49:38 UTC ]
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Nancy Pearl Is National Book Foundation’s 2021 Literarian Award Recipient

Praising 'her infectious love of books,' the National Book Foundation names Nancy Pearl the recipient of one of two lifetime achievement awards. The post Nancy Pearl Is National Book Foundation’s 2021 Literarian Award Recipient appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-09 12:04:14 UTC ]
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US National Book Awards Foundation Names Ruth Dickey As Executive Director

Ruth Dickey, the executive director of Seattle Arts & Lectures, is to take up her new post with the National Book Foundation on May 17. The post US National Book Awards Foundation Names Ruth Dickey As Executive Director appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-11 14:52:33 UTC ]
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Yu, Payne, Callender, Mosley win at 71st National Book Awards

During the first 30 years of the National Book Awards in the US, only three writers of colour won prizes; last night, at the (virtual) 71st instalment, almost every person who took home a book award was Black or Asian. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 00:06:52 UTC ]
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Congratulations to National Book Foundation Lifetime Honoree Edmund White

Every now and then, Edmund White stops by my house for a party. A long-time non-drinker, he often arrives and leaves early, but in that short window, when he’s sitting on a stool or a chair or on the sofa, a little line forms. One by one men—and they’re usually men—enter the room, see him, […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-20 09:47:55 UTC ]
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Thomas Kinsella to receive Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award

Irish poet Thomas Kinsella, 90, has been chosen as the recipient of 2018's Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Opens Its 2018 Award Submissions and Names Judging Panels

Twenty-five judges will produce 50 longlisted titles, then 25 shortlisted books, and finally five winners of the 2018 National Book Awards, this year with the all-new Translation Literature prize among them. The post National Book Foundation Opens Its 2018 Award Submissions and Names Judging... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Raymond Briggs receives BookTrust's lifetime achievement award

​Raymond Briggs has been awarded this year’s BookTrust lifetime achievement award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In pictures: Judith Kerr receives BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award

See pictures from the ceremony awarding Judith Kerr, the author behind classic children’s books such as The Tiger Who Came to Tea, the BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chakrabarti joins judges for Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award

One of Britain’s leading human rights campaigners and former director of political pressure group Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti, has joined the judging panel for this year’s Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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