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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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... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Ellman and Barr make Saltire Literary Awards shortlist as new prizes introduced

Booker nominated Lucy Ellman and journalist Damian Barr have made the shortlist for the 2019 Saltire Literary Awards, which this year will feature two brand new prizes.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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N. Scott Momaday awarded Dayton Literary Peace Prize.

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Awards: The Aspen Words Literary Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist

One debut is among the five shortlisted titles for the US$35,000 Apsen Words Literary Awards, focused on issue-driven fiction. The post Awards: The Aspen Words Literary Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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De Waal and Krauss shortlisted for 2022 Wingate Literary Prize

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Debuts by Brown and Watson make Goldsmiths Prize shortlist

Debut authors Natasha Brown and Rebecca Watson are among the writers shortlisted for this year's £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize, recognising the best in experimental fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nadifa Mohamed is sole British writer to make Booker prize shortlist

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Russell, MacBride and Parks make McIlvanney Prize shortlist

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Roffey and Tramp Press duo make Rathbones Folio Prize shortlist

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Evaristo and Mantel make 2020's Women's Prize shortlist

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Macfarlane, Shafak and Robinson make Ondaatje Prize shortlist

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Ellmann, Haddon and Levy make Goldsmiths Prize shortlist

Lucy Ellmann, Mark Haddon and Deborah Levy are among the authors on a shortlist dominated by indie presses for this year’s Goldsmiths Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bezmozgis, Ohlin Make Giller Prize Shortlist

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Chisholm, Hood and McLaren make Bookbug Picture Book Prize shortlist

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Burns and Evans make Orwell Prize for Political Fiction shortlist

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