Women dominate Authors’ Club longlist

Women dominate this year’s Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award, with books by eight women making up the 11-title longlist as chair of the judging panel Lucy Popescu praises the diverse list.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women dominate Richard and Judy Book Club Spring titles

Richard Madeley and Judy Finnegan have launched their Book Club list for Spring, with six titles all written by women to mark International Women’s Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut authors dominate Wellcome Book Prize longlist

The longlist has been revealed for the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize, with six debuts in line for the contest’s 10th anniversary award as memoirs dominate the non-fiction titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British authors dominate Cundill Prize longlist

Winner of the Royal Society Book Prize, Andrea Wulf, is one of four British authors to have made the six-strong longlist for the 2016 Cundill Prize for Historical Literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ten make Authors' Club travel longlist

Publication Date: Fri, 13/05/2011 - 11:54 Titles on Russian history, the populace of Germany and a spiritual travelogue have been longlisted for the 2011 Authors' Club Dolman Travel Book of the Year. Molotov's Magic Lantern by Rachel Polonski (Faber), Germania by Simon Winder (Picador) and All... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Five Women Authors, Six Women Translators on Man Booker International Shortlist

Independent publishers Fitzcarraldo Editions, Sandstone Press, Serpent's Tail, and And Other Stories are represented in this year's Man Booker International Prize shortlist for work in translation. The post Five Women Authors, Six Women Translators on Man Booker International Shortlist appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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U.S. Authors Dominate Booker Prize Nominees

Six of the 13 writers in contention for the prestigious British literary award are from the United States, with novelists from Britain, Ireland and Zimbabwe also on the list. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Giving Black women in pop music their due: Q&A with author of ‘Shine Bright’

Journalist and super fan Danyel Smith champions the role of Black women in pop music in “Shine Bright,” which combines memoir with music history. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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An unruly women’s club that pointed the way to modern feminism

The Heterodoxy club of the early 1900s was made up of mostly college-educated women who debated radical ideas and lived radical lives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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March Religion Bestsellers: Books for Women Dominate, ‘Redeeming Love’ Carries On

As the Mother’s Day shopping season approaches, books on motherhood and other women’s issues by Shannon Bream, Jennie Allen, Lysa TerKeurst and more dominate our Religion Nonfiction Bestsellers list; Francine Rivers’ ‘Redeeming Love’ remains in two top spots in Religion Fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sites of Radical Possibility: The Best of 1970s and 80s Women-Authored Science Fiction and Fantasy

A late baby-boomer, I spent my tweens and adolescence in the 1970s under the Tolkien-woven spell of heroic fantasy, immersed in the imagined worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea trilogy (1968-72), Patricia A. McKillip’s Riddlemaster trilogy (1976-79), and Evangeline Walton’s Welsh-myth-remix... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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

Based in Abu Dhabi, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award releases the first two of its eight longlists showcasing Arabic literature, scholarship, and writing. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Longlists: Young Author and Children’s Literature appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Authors support Women's Prize Trust's T-shirt celebration of female icons

Authors including Elizabeth Day, June Sarpong and Dolly Alderton are among those supporting a new T-shirt initiative to spotlight iconic female writers, launched by the Women's Prize Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Stepanova features twice in longlist for Warwick Prize for Women in Translation

Maria Stepanova and Sasha Dugdale (her translator from Russian) feature twice on this year's longlist for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation, while Fitzcarraldo Editions, which has had a work longlisted every year of the prize, has four titles nominated in 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Three Women' author Lisa Taddeo's debut novel is fearless. So what is she afraid of?

Lisa Taddeo, whose book "Three Women" broke the mold of immersive journalism, talks about her first novel, "Animal," and the struggle to write and live. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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How an acclaimed author decided to write fiction for Black women like her

Deesha Philyaw talks about the long gestation of her collection 'The Secret Lives of Church Ladies,' a Times Book Prize finalist for first fiction. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Here’s the longlist for the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction.

Today, the Women’s Prize for Fiction, in collaboration with Bailey’s and Nat West, announced the longlist for its annual award, which recognizes and honors a female author of any nationality for the best novel written in English published in the United Kingdom in the previous year. The winner... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Sourcebooks Launches Women Voices Imprint with E.L. James as First Author

Sourcebooks has launched a new imprint company founder Dominique Raccah said will “expand what publishing can be for women authors.” E.L. James' backlist titles will become part of the imprint April 1. Pam Jaffee has joined Sourcebooks to help direct the imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Charts: Thursday Murder Club and A Promised Land continue to dominate

Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin) and Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Penguin) have topped the Amazon Charts for the last full week before Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Women Authors Cope with the Pandemic

Nearly six months into the pandemic, increased time spent at home has led to unique challenges for women. PW reached out to authors who are also mothers to learn how the coronavirus has affected their work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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