YA Book Prize teams up with Hay Festival

The Bookseller is teaming up with the Hay Festival for next year’s YA Book Prize, whose submissions open today.   The Bookseller launched the 2016 prize at its children’s conference in London today (29th September), alongside the winner of the 2015 prize, Louise O’Neill. Submissions are now open, meaning publishers have until the 4th December 2015 to submit YA books written by authors resident in the UK or Ireland. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Hay Festival shares €50,000 Asturias Prize with Guadalajara Book Fair

Hay Festival and Mexico's Guadalajara Book Fair have been jointly awarded the 2020 Princess of Asturias Award for communication and humanities.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Festival of Books: Live coverage of the L.A. Times' annual #bookfest and Book Prize winners

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YA Book Prize launches for 2021

The YA Book Prize, which aims to recognise the best Young Adult fiction from the UK and Ireland, has re-opened for submissions.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The YA Book Prize Shortlist

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Hay Festival and Guadalajara Book Fair Named Princess Asturias 2020 Laureates

Operating outside its usual regal setting in Ovieda, Spain's Princess of Asturias Award honors the Guadalajara International Book Fair and Hay Festival. The post Hay Festival and Guadalajara Book Fair Named Princess Asturias 2020 Laureates appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Dawson's Meat Market wins the YA Book Prize

Juno Dawson has won the YA Book Prize 2020 with her “gritty and compelling” exposé of the fashion industry, Meat Market (Quercus Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jackson, Blackman and Hardinge in the running for YA Book Prize 2020

Début author Holly Jackson is up against heavyweight names, including Malorie Blackman and Frances Hardinge, on the shortlist for the YA Book Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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YA Book Prize 2020 judges revealed

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Comma Press teams up with Northern Short Story Festival for prize

Indie publisher Comma Press and the University of Central Lancashire have teamed up with the Northern Short Story Festival for the next Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sara Barnard wins the YA Book Prize 2019

Sara Barnard has won The Bookseller's YA Book Prize in its fifth year for her "unflinching" and "utterly riveting" contemporary novel about the impact of a teacher-student relationship, Goodbye, Perfect (Macmillan Children's Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Macmillan Children’s Books, Scholastic and Walker Books have two titles apiece on the shortlist for the YA Book Prize 2019, which includes books by the award’s inaugural winner Louise O’Neill, as well as Juno Dawson, Laura Dockrill and début author Muhammad Khan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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At the Hay Festival, the Man Booker Prize Announces Its Anniversary ‘Golden Five’ Shortlist

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Philip Pullman is in the running for the YA Book Prize 2018 alongside previous winners Sarah Crossan and Patrice Lawrence, and début author M A Bennett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lawrence's Orangeboy scoops YA Book Prize

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Hay Festival marks 30 years with book of conversations

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At London Book Fair: Hay Festival Names ‘Århus 39’ Writers

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