Watch Chanel Miller’s Dayton Literary Peace Prize speech, delivered in Brock Turner’s hometown.

On Sunday night, both the 2020 and 2021 winners of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize accepted their awards in an in-person ceremony—including Chanel Miller, who won the 2020 Prize for nonfiction for her memoir Know My Name. Dayton, Ohio is the hometown of Brock Turner, who was convicted of sexually assaulting Miller, and some Dayton […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-11-19 18:22:33 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of this year’s Dayton Literary Peace Prize.

Another week, another prestigious literary prize announcement. This time, it’s the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, which “celebrates the power of literature to promote peace, social justice, and global understanding.” The nonfiction winner was Rising Out of Hatred, by Eli Saslow, a book... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-07 15:05:09 UTC ]
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Westover and Powers make Dayton Literary Peace Prize shortlist

The Dayton Literary Peace Prize shortlist has been unveiled featuring Tara Westover’s debut Educated (Windmill) and the Man Booker-shortlisted The Overstory (William Heinemann) by Richard Powers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-29 01:46:22 UTC ]
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N. Scott Momaday awarded Dayton Literary Peace Prize.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author N. Scott Momaday has been named as this year’s winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize’s Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award—a lifetime achievement award celebrating literature’s power to foster peace, social justice and global understanding. The... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-22 16:21:37 UTC ]
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Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize

The agency, formed by three publishing houses, this year has captured both the 'adult' Finlandia Prize and the junior prize in children's literature. The post Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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De Waal and Krauss shortlisted for 2022 Wingate Literary Prize

The Wingate Literary Prize shortlist this year includes Nicole Krauss and Edmund de Waal with a mix of indie and corporate publishers in the running for the £4,000 award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-27 00:47:48 UTC ]
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Desperate Literature Prize partners with The Literary Consultancy

The Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize has announced a new landmark partnership with The Literary Consultancy and revealed the judging line-up for 2022.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-16 04:07:20 UTC ]
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The Peace Prize of the German Book Trade Opens for 2022 Nominations

The Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, which honors contributions to 'peace, humanity, and understanding,' has opened for 2022 nominations. The post The Peace Prize of the German Book Trade Opens for 2022 Nominations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-01-13 14:14:57 UTC ]
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Survey says: the Booker is the most important literary prize in the world.

An interesting dispatch from prize world: as The Bookseller reported, a new international survey conducted by Nielsen Book shows publishers, writers, booksellers and media consider the Booker Prize the “most important” literary prize. The Booker’s status isn’t completely out of left field, but... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-23 20:28:47 UTC ]
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Aspen Institute Names Its 2022 Aspen Words Literary Prize Longlist

Now in its fifth award cycle, the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize names 16 books to its 2022 longlist, with a shortlist to come February 23. The post Aspen Institute Names Its 2022 Aspen Words Literary Prize Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-10 20:01:06 UTC ]
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In Frankfurt: Tsitsi Dangarembga Receives the German Peace Prize

The Peace Prize of the German Book Trade has been awarded at midday on Sunday to the Zimbabwean author and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga. The post In Frankfurt: Tsitsi Dangarembga Receives the German Peace Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-24 13:44:56 UTC ]
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A new literary prize in honor of Ursula K. Le Guin will recognize “realists of a larger reality.”

Today, on what would have been Ursula K. Le Guin’s 92nd birthday, the Ursula K. Le Guin Literary Trust announced a new annual prize in honor of the beloved writer: the Ursula K. Le Guin Prize for Fiction, which will be awarded for the first time in 2022 and come with a $25,000 cash prize. […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-21 13:30:29 UTC ]
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Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes Name 2021 Winners

Three print magazines and two digital publications—including Bellevue Literary Review and Full Stop—were named winners of the fourth annual Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes, taking home a combined total of $144,000 in funding. The post Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes Name 2021 Winners appeared... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2021-09-09 13:00:06 UTC ]
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2021 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize Winners Announced

The winners of the fourth annual Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes have been announced, with three print magazines and two digital publications, including 'Bellevue Literary Review' and 'Full Stop,' taking home a combined total of $144,000 in funding. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Auma Obama To Give the German Book Trade Peace Prize Lecture

The sociologist and activist Auma Obama gives the October address as Tsitsi Dangarembga wins the German Book Trade Peace Prize. The post Auma Obama To Give the German Book Trade Peace Prize Lecture appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-30 13:05:41 UTC ]
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Zimbabwe’s Tsitsi Dangarembga Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize

The Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga is to receive the 2021 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for her work that examines 'global questions of justice.' The post Zimbabwe’s Tsitsi Dangarembga Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Macdonald and Gates win Richard Jefferies Society Literary Prize

Benedict Macdonald and Nicholas Gates have won the Richard Jefferies Society & the White Horse Bookshop's Literary Prize for nature writing with their book Orchard: A Year in England's Eden (William Collins).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Short Books to publish Nobel Peace Prize winner Mukwege

Short Books will publisher Nobel laureate Dr Denis Mukwege's The Power of Women in autumn 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-23 21:58:09 UTC ]
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Louise Erdrich Wins the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize

In its fourth year, the issue-driven Aspen Words Prize goes to fiction based in the Native American struggle for tribal self-determination. The post Louise Erdrich Wins the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-22 02:23:20 UTC ]
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$40,000 Swindle Puts Spotlight on Literary Prize Scams

The organizers of at least five British awards received emails asking them to transfer prize money to a PayPal account. One of them paid out. Continue reading at The New York Times

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