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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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-25 15:48:05 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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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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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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 14:28:53 UTC ]
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Bezmozgis, Ohlin Make Giller Prize Shortlist

The shorlist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, which awards C$100,000 for the best Canadian work of fiction, includes four authors previously in contention. Among them are David Bezmozgis and Alix Ohlin, but no Margaret Atwood. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Baggini, Green and Lovell make Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize shortlist

Julian Baggini, Toby Green and Julia Lovell are among the six-strong shortlist for this year’s £25,000 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 00:12:45 UTC ]
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Chisholm, Hood and McLaren make Bookbug Picture Book Prize shortlist

Alastair Chisholm, Morag Hood and Meg McLaren have made the 2020 Bookbug Picture Book Prize shortlist. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-27 21:03:28 UTC ]
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Burns and Evans make Orwell Prize for Political Fiction shortlist

Man Booker Prize winner Anna Burns and Women's Prize shortlistee Diana Evans are among the six novelists shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-10 01:32:56 UTC ]
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Adam, Donkor and Mackmin make 2019 Desmond Elliott Prize shortlist

Claire Adam, Michael Donkor and Anna Mackmin have all made the 2019 Desmond Elliott Prize shortlist for debut novelists, with the winner in line for £10,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winn and Pearce make RSL Christopher Bland Prize shortlist

Raynor Winn and A J Pearce are among the authors on the six-strong shortlist for the inaugural Royal Society of Literature Christopher Bland Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stibbe and Doyle make female-dominated Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize shortlist

Nina Stibbe and Roddy Doyle have been nominated for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction, on a shortlist that is dominated by women. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rooney, MacLaverty and McGregor make Dublin Literary Award shortlist

Sally Rooney, Bernard MacLaverty and Jon McGregor are among the 10 writers shortlisted for the €100,000 International Dublin Literary Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Akala and Eaves make James Tait Black Prizes shortlist

Hip-hop artist Akala and Will Eaves are among the authors on the shortlist for the centenary awards of the James Tait Black Prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adeyemi and Anderson make Waterstones Children’s Prize shortlist

Authors and illustrators including Tomi Adeyemi, Sophie Anderson, Jessica Love and Onjali Q. Raúf are on the shortlist for this year’s Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, which is now in its fifteenth year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic novels, poetry and art history make up SoA Translation Prizes shortlists

Graphic novels, poetry and art history make up some of the Society of Authors’ Translation Prizes shortlists for 2019, with 31 translations from seven languages up for awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Halliday and Benjamin shortlisted for JQ Wingate Literary Prize

Lisa Halliday has been shortlisted for the JQ Wingate Literary Prize for her novel Asymmetry (Granta) alongside Chloe Benjamin for The Immortalists (Tinder Press/Headline) alongside four other titles.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pullman, Shamsie and Westover make 2018's BAMB Readers Awards shortlists

Philip Pullman, Kamila Shamsie, Carol Ann Duffy, and Tara Westover are some of the authors whose books have been shortlisted by bookshops for 2018's Books Are My Bag Readers Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debuts from Hermes Gowar, Greengrass and Batuman make Women's Prize shortlist

Debuts by Imogen Hermes Gowar, Jessie Greengrass and Elif Batuman have been shortlisted for 2018’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rausing and Adébáyọ̀ make female-dominated Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

Penguin Random House has published half the titles on the female-dominated Wellcome Book Prize shortlist, with the book finalists all linked by their complex relationship with mortality. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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