Why Cleveland’s A-W Award is One of the Most Important Honors in American Letters

Established in 1935, the A-W Awards are only American book prize to focus on works that address racism and diversity. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of the 2020 American Book Awards.

Three cheers for more exciting book news! Today, the Before Columbus Foundation announced the winners of the 41st-annual American Book Awards. The award, which has no categories or nominees, was created to recognize extraordinary literary achievement from the entire spectrum of America’s diverse... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-14 16:38:41 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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Colson Whitehead Awarded 2020 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

The annual Prize for American Fiction, one of the LoC's most prestigious awards, honors an American literary writer "whose body of work is distinguished not only for its mastery of the art but also for its originality of thought and imagination." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Honors American Booksellers’ Oren Teicher

Engaged with the American Booksellers Association since 1990, Oren Teicher retires at the end of this year from his position as the ABA's CEO. The post National Book Foundation Honors American Booksellers’ Oren Teicher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-10 03:33:15 UTC ]
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NBF Honors ABA CEO with Literarian Award

Outgoing American Booksellers Association CEO Oren Teicher, who has run the ABA for a decade, will receive this year's National Book Foundation's Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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During BookExpo: BookBrunch Announces American ‘Selfies’ Awards

Even as the London Book Fair brings its CAMEO Awards this week to BookExpo, BookBrunch does the same with its Selfies Awards for self-publishing authors. The post During BookExpo: BookBrunch Announces American ‘Selfies’ Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-30 05:30:49 UTC ]
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France’s Prix Monte-Cristo’s Inmate Jury Awards Its First Honor

The Monte-Cristo Literary Prize, a new program based in a prison class in France, names its first award-winning author. The post France’s Prix Monte-Cristo’s Inmate Jury Awards Its First Honor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New Yorker Takes Home Top Honors at 2019 Ellie Awards

The New Yorker raked in four Ellie Awards at the annual National Magazine Awards for print and digital media event Thursday night. Hosted by CNN analyst and former editor in chief of The Daily Beast, John Avlon, nearly 500 industry leaders attended the awards ceremony at Brooklyn Steel. The New... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s International Excellence Awards Honor ‘Publishing To Build a Better World’

Even as the UK Parliament was compounding the UK's confusion on Brexit at Westminster Tuesday evening, the London Book Fair International Book Awards audience cheered internationalism and cross-cultural solidarity in the largest yet round of honors for the program. The post London Book Fair’s... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards Include Daciūtė’s ‘Fox’ in Translation

The lengthy list of Youth Media Awards from the ALA includes the Mildred L. Batchelder Award for young readers' content translated into English. The post American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards Include Daciūtė’s ‘Fox’ in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards Honor Allende: ‘I’ve Found a Place’

The Chilean-American Isabel Allende receives the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the National Book Awards. The post National Book Awards Honor Allende: ‘I’ve Found a Place’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018: Penguin Random House Honors 'Library Awards for Innovation' Grant Recipients

The awards recognize the nation’s “most innovative public libraries and librarians for community-based library programs that engage citizens in reading and strengthen the social and cultural fabric of their community.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Lincoln in the Bardo' Wins Top Honor at 23rd Annual Audie Awards

Actors, authors, producers, and other audiobook industry insiders gathered at the New York Historical Society in Manhattan on May 31 for the Audio Publishers Association’s 23rd Annual Audie Award gala where 'Lincoln in the Bardo' took home the audiobook of the year prize. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2018 Christopher Awards Honor Books on Perseverance

Books on racial reconciliation, motherhood, and forgiveness were honored for “affirming the highest values of the human spirit” during the 2018 Christopher Awards ceremony in New York City on Tuesday, May 16. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Ceremony Honors 2018 Winners and Cultural Personality of the Year

Hope and cross-cultural understanding were big themes at the official ceremony honoring the winners of the 2018 Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Abu Dhabi. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Ceremony Honors 2018 Winners and Cultural Personality of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Lifetime Honor Will Go to Sara Miller McCune at Excellence Awards

The Lifetime Achievement Award is to go to SAGE Publishing founder Sara Miller McCune on April 10 as part of London Book Fair's and the Publishers Association's International Excellence Awards. The post London Book Fair Lifetime Honor Will Go to Sara Miller McCune at Excellence Awards appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio: To Honor Martha Stewart with Lifetime Empowerment and Achievement Award

Folio: is pleased to honor Martha Stewart with the Lifetime Empowerment and Achievement Award on Thursday, June 7, 2018 to celebrate her tremendous impact on magazine media. The post Folio: To Honor Martha Stewart with Lifetime Empowerment and Achievement Award appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstores Vie for British Book Award Honors in Eight Regions

With one bookstore reporting a 36-percent increase in business in 2017, almost 40 retailers are put into contention for the Independent Bookstore of the Year prize at the British Book Awards, the Nibbies. The post Independent Bookstores Vie for British Book Award Honors in Eight Regions appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury’s Arcadian Library Online Takes Home Top Honor at 2018 PROSE Awards

Bloomsbury beat out more than 550 books, journals and digital products across 51 subject categories to take home this year's R.R. Hawkins Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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