Young Writers Graduate: Future Authors Project

Over the past eight years, more than 300 Florida middle and high school students graduated from aspiring writer to published author, thanks to the Océ Future Authors Project. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Irish Author Sally Rooney Wins the UK’s Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer Prize

'Conversations With Friends' author Dubliner Sally Rooney at 26 wins the Sunday Times/PFD prize for emerging authors from the UK and Ireland. The post Irish Author Sally Rooney Wins the UK’s Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Irish Author Sally Rooney Wins the UK’s Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Prize

Fêted for her auspicious debut, ‘Conversations With Friends,’ Dubliner Sally Rooney at 26 is tied with Zadie Smith (2001, ‘White Teeth’) for youngest winner of the Sunday Times/PFD prize for emerging authors from the UK and Ireland. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson A Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s Sunday Times / PFD Young Writer Competition Opens to Trade Authors and Indies

A rarity among major prize programs, the Young Writer of the Year Award welcomes the entries of work by self-publishing writers as well as trade authors. The post The UK’s Sunday Times / PFD Young Writer Competition Opens to Trade Authors and Indies appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Awards: Sheikh Zayed Shortlists: Literature, Young Author, Children’s Literature

The nine shortlisted tiles in the Literature, Young Author, and Children’s Literature categories come from six Arab nations. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson More Category Shortlists Will Follow he Sheikh Zayed Book Award—organized and administered by the Abu Dhabi Arabic... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Awards: Cal Flyn Wins the £10,000 Young Writer of the Year Honor

Frequently given shortlist and longlist attention, Cal Flyn's socio-ecological study 'Islands of Abandonment' wins Young Writer of the Year. The post Awards: Cal Flyn Wins the £10,000 Young Writer of the Year Honor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Announcing The Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist

Photo credit: Nigel DaviesSunday Times Charlotte Aitken Young Writer of the Year Award marks the 30th anniversary with one of it's most decorated shortlists to date:• Irish novelist Megan Nolan for her darkly funny debut novel Acts of Desperation;• US-based writer Anna Beecher for her novel... Continue reading at British Council global

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The UK’s Sunday Times Young Writer Award Names Its 2021 Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2021 Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Trust award includes poetry, nonfiction, and three novels. The post The UK’s Sunday Times Young Writer Award Names Its 2021 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Azumah Nelson and Nolan vie for Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award

The Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Trust Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist has been revealed featuring Megan Nolan, Costa Prize-winning Caleb Azumah Nelson and Cal Flynn among others.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstones partners with Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award

Waterstones is partnering with the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award to celebrate the best emerging talent in the UK and Ireland, hosting exclusive accompanying content across all its channels.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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London’s Young Writer Award of the Year Names Its Jurors

The updated schedule for the United Kingdom's Young Writer of the Year Award will put its shortlist and winners' announcements into the new year. The post London’s Young Writer Award of the Year Names Its Jurors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bookselling still not 'particularly diverse' say trade figures, as New Futures project launches

Bookselling is still “not particularly diverse” say trade figures, as a scheme launches to help entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities start bookshops. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pau and Altaf win Creative Future Writers’ Awards

The 12 winners have been revealed for this year's Creative Future Writers’ Awards, celebrating prose and poetry from underrepresented writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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CBI unveils projects to young readers in Ireland, regardless of their backgrounds

Conversations around making the literature sector in Ireland more inclusive have been happening for some time, and the publication of Arts Council Ireland’s Equality, Human Rights and Diversity Policy in 2019 put a focus on the need for diversity across all artforms, so that no one is excluded.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rise of 'hybrid authors' as writers buy back their rights

The “rise of the hybrid author” was discussed at London Book Fair, with the prediction that writers will increasingly buy back rights to their own books from publishers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The UK’s Young Writer Award Gains Charlotte Aitken Trust Sponsorship

The Young Writer Award led by the Sunday Times in the United Kingdom now is sponsored by the Charlotte Aitken Trust. The post The UK’s Young Writer Award Gains Charlotte Aitken Trust Sponsorship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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

The three shortlists announced today comprise nine titles selected from a total 39 longlisted works. Winners are to be named in May. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, and Young Author appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Ishiguro warns of 'online lynch mob' stifling young writers' creativity

Nobel Prize-winning author Sir Kazuo Ishiguro has revealed concerns that young writers are “self-censoring” to avoid an “anonymous lynch mob that turns up online and makes their lives a misery”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author J J Bola and agency Pontas launch prize for under-represented writers

The Pontas Literary & Film Agency and author J J Bola are partnering to create a mentoring prize for unagented, unpublished, under-represented writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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