Welsh Books Council recommended to take on Literature Wales' Book of the Year

An independent review into the Welsh Government's support of publishing and literature in Wales has recommended the Welsh Books Council take on some of the functions of Literature Wales, including the administration of its Book of the Year prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literature Wales to administer Wales Book of the Year in 2018

Literature Wales is to administer the Wales Book of the Year awards in 2018, although the future of the prize is still under review. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Singapore Book Council, in Its 50th Year, Confers 2018 Literature Prize Honors

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Literature Wales disputes claim its Book of the Year fails to boost sales

Literature Wales has disputed the BBC's claim that some of the Wales Book of the Year winners have only sold as few as 20 copies, describing the Nielsen data as “misleading”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Singapore Book Council Names its 2020 Literature Prize Winners

The Singapore Literature Prize program honors work in the four official languages of the island nation: Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil. The post Singapore Book Council Names its 2020 Literature Prize Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Conran and Griffiths on Wales Book of the Year shortlist

Alys Conran and Niall Griffiths are among writers shortlisted for the Wales Book of the Year award, which includes a new category for children's books for 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Poet triumphs at Wales Book of the Year Awards

Cardiff-based poet Ailbhe Darcy has won the £4,000 Wales Book of the Year Award for her "striking" collection, Insistence (Bloodaxe Books).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wales Book of the Year Awards shortlists announced

The shortlists for this year’s English and Welsh language Wales Book of the Year Awards have been announced, reflecting the “incredible breadth” of the country’s literary scene. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Welsh Book of the Year authors sell as few as 20 copies

Almost half the shortlisted authors for the Welsh Book of the Year awards have sold fewer than 100 copies. Continue reading at BBC News

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Minhinnick scores Wales Book of the Year Award hat-trick

Robert Minhinnick has won the £4,000 Wales Book of the Year Award for the third time for his “powerful and political” poetry collection published by independent press Carcanet—25 years after first scooping the prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Conran, Jones, Mazelis on Wales Book of the Year shortlist

Alys Conran's Dylan Thomas prize-shortlisted debut Pigeon (Parthian) is in the running for the 2017 Wales Book of the Year, alongside titles from Seren, Worple and Granta, among others. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wales Book of the Year set for autumn

The Wales Book of the Year awards are to go ahead this year, following a review by administrator Literature Wales. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wales Book of the Year awards under review

Literature Wales is currently reviewing the Wales Book of the Year awards, with a statement on its future expected before the end of the week, the BBC has reported. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Delight at U-turn on Welsh Book Council cuts

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McGuinness wins Wales Book of the Year

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Faber and Cape makes Wales Book of the Year shortlist

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Books in the Media: Children's book reviews dip year on year

In August 2019, The Bookseller reported that children's books accounted for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market. Latest figures from Books in the Media shows that this figure has dropped to 4.3%, when looking at reviews from the past 12 months.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British Book Award Issues Its 2021 ‘Book of the Year’ Shortlists

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, and Young Author

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Book Aid International’s Year: 867,567 Books to 19 Countries

Solar lamps as well as hundreds of thousands of books were in play in 2020 for Book Aid International's logistics team and donor-publishers. The post Book Aid International’s Year: 867,567 Books to 19 Countries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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