Women's Prize Discoveries programme returns in Audible partnership

The Women's Prize Trust Discoveries writing development programme is returning this year in partnership with Audible and backed by Curtis Brown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-29 19:15:53 UTC ]
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Audible to sponsor Women's Prize Discoveries programme

Audible has been named the sponsor of the Women's Prize for Fiction Discoveries programme in a three-year deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-07 09:47:19 UTC ]
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Women's Prize Trust launches writers' development programme

The Women's Prize Trust is launching Discoveries, a writers’ development programme offering aspiring female writers of all ages and backgrounds "encouragement and support" at the beginning of their creative journeys. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 07:15:38 UTC ]
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Women's Fiction prize returns, announces longlist

Hilary Mantel, Zadie Smith and Barbara Kingsolver are among the finalists for the $45,000 Women's Prize, known formerly as the Orange Prize, which released its longlist today. Hilary Mantel, Zadie Smith and Barbara Kingsolver are among the finalists for the $45,000 Women's Prize, known formerly... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams and Halls named in Women's Prize under-35 spotlight

The Women’s Prize and Good Housekeeping have unveiled their 10 most promising female authors under 35 including Candice Carty-Williams, Stacey Halls, Abigail Dean and Chibundu Onuzo.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-30 17:01:54 UTC ]
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Hay and Women's Prize win Culture Recovery Fund cash

The Hay Festival and the Women's Prize are some of the literature organisations to have benefitted from the latest round of the government’s Culture Recovery Fund administered through Arts Council England.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-22 05:55:21 UTC ]
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Singh and Mosse reveal opposition faced by Women's and Jhalak Prize

Kate Mosse and Sunny Singh have revealed the opposition facing their book prizes, with people at first accusing the Jhalak of "diluting literary merit". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-20 05:15:55 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-14 18:47:39 UTC ]
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Dorothy Koomson and Pandora Sykes help judge 2022 Women's Prize

Author and journalist Mary Ann Sieghart will chair the judging panel for the Women’s Prize for Fiction for 2022, with fellow judges including writers Dorothy Koomson, Anita Sethi, Pandora Sykes and Lorraine Candy.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-08 15:25:38 UTC ]
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CWA Daggers cash prizes return as authors allowed to self-nominate

The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Daggers will award cash prizes again after more than a decade, with the rules also changing to allow authors to nominate their own books.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-01 00:27:57 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-27 20:49:22 UTC ]
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10 years of the Stella: how Australia’s women’s writing prize changed a nation’s literature

Publishers speak of the profound effect the prize has had on Australia’s book industry in the decade since its establishmentOn International Women’s Day in 2011, a group of Australian women writers and editors appeared at a literary salon and spoke about their frustration at the male-dominated... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-07 01:56:57 UTC ]
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Women's Prize for Fiction launches initiative for writers under 35

The Women’s Prize for Fiction is partnering with Good Housekeeping magazine to launch a new initiative celebrating writers of fiction aged 35 and under. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-06 23:54:31 UTC ]
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Nan Shepherd Prize for underrepresented voices in nature writing returns

The Nan Shepherd Prize is returning this month, coinciding with the publication of Small Bodies of Water by the prize's inaugural winner, Nina Mingya Powles.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-06 18:40:15 UTC ]
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Influx Press launches first novel prize for Black British women with Black Ballad

Independent publisher Influx Press is launching a new fiction prize for Black British women, in partnership with lifestyle platform Black Ballad. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 19:32:32 UTC ]
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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

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-10 20:25:29 UTC ]
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Women's Prize podcast ends second series with Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall has rounded off the second series of the "Women's Prize Podcast", picking books by Toni Morrison and Margaret Atwood among her top titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-22 18:58:43 UTC ]
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Haratischvili's epic family tale wins Women in Translation Prize

The Warwick Prize for Women in Translation has been won by The Eighth Life (for Brilka) by Nino Haratischvili, translated from German by Charlotte Collins and Ruth Martin (Scribe). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-27 04:31:57 UTC ]
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Audible bows to pressure and changes returns policy

Audible has announced changes to its returns policy, following an open letter signed by over 10,000 authors and industry representatives demanding that it do so.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 18:12:01 UTC ]
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Authors Guild demands changes to Audible's returns policy

US writers' body The Authors Guild has sent an open letter to Audible, demanding the company make changes to its policy on returns. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 08:16:59 UTC ]
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