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

Heaven for book nerds! The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is underway at the USC campus this weekend, where more than 500 authors are reading, discussing, signing, and living and breathing books. The lineup includes former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, "Top... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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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Ten-strong shortlist revealed for the YA Book Prize 2019

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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Hay and Dodd team up for Egmont picture book

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

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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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First National Antiracist Book Festival Launched by National Book Award Winner

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