Zadie Smith and Ben Lerner shortlisted for Rathbones Folio Prize 2020

Zadie Smith and Ben Lerner are among the eight authors shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-25 23:52:49 UTC ]
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Burns and Stagg shortlisted for £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize

Man Booker Prize winner Anna Burns and Guy Stagg are among the eight authors shortlisted for the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize with indie publishers dominating this year’s award.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Rathbones Folio Prize Shortlist Is Announced, as ‘Evolved’ Booker Debate Flares Again

In a contentious turn of events, the Rathbones Folio Prize shortlist announcement prompts criticism of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, while the Rathbones prize, itself, admits US entries, as the Booker does. The post The Rathbones Folio Prize Shortlist Is Announced, as ‘Evolved’ Booker Debate... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Equal billing given to novels and non-fiction on Rathbones Folio Prize shortlist

Four works of non-fiction, including Hisham Matar's award-winning biography The Return (Viking), have been shortlisted for the £20,000 Rathbones Folio Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rathbones Folio Prize increases prize money to £30,000

The Rathbones Folio Prize will increase its prize money to £30,000 after receiving renewed sponsorship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daré, Nzelu and Owusu shortlisted for 2020's Desmond Elliott Prize

Debuts by authors Abi Daré, Okechukwu Nzelu and Derek Owusu have been shortlisted for the £10,000 2020 Desmond Elliott Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-01 12:16:05 UTC ]
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Shortlist revealed for Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize for unpublished work

The Wilbur & Niso Smith Foundation has announced the shortlist for the Best Unpublished Manuscript category in the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 03:59:23 UTC ]
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2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for this year's Commonwealth Short Story Prize has been announced, and features 20 entries from countries across the Commonwealth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 15:26:21 UTC ]
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Evaristo and Mantel make 2020's Women's Prize shortlist

Bernardine Evaristo's Booker-winning novel, Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) and Hilary Mantel's final novel in the Thomas Cromwell trilogy, The Mirror & The Light (Fourth Estate), have been shortlisted for 2020's £30,000 Women's Prize for Fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 03:11:14 UTC ]
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How language can destroy or rebuild, per Times Book Prize fiction winner Ben Lerner

The author of "The Topeka School," winner of the 2019 Times Book Prize for fiction, speaks on poetry, debate, citizenship and crisis homeschooling. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-17 15:30:20 UTC ]
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The 2020 International Booker Prize Shortlist is mostly women (again).

Today, the Booker Prize committee announced the shortlist for this year’s International Booker Prize—awarded annually to the best book written in any language, translated into English, and published in the UK or Ireland. The prize, £50,000, will be split evenly between author and translator of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-02 13:21:22 UTC ]
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Indies dominate 2020 International Booker Prize shortlist

Four indie publishers—Fitzcarraldo, Charco Press, Europa and Faber & Faber—have made the six-strong shortlist for 2020's £50,000 International Booker Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 22:06:39 UTC ]
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Valeria Luiselli named first woman to win Rathbones Folio Prize

Valeria Luiselli has won the £30,00 Rathbones Folio Prize for her "fiercely imaginative" autobiographical work of fiction, Lost Children Archive (Fourth Estate), inspired by the author's work with young migrants on the Mexico-US border. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 07:59:06 UTC ]
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Rathbones Folio Prize to host digital awards ceremony

There will be a digital award ceremony for the Rathbones Folio Prize tonight (23rd March), after the Rathbones Folio Sessions and gala event at the British Library were cancelled owing to Covid-19. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-22 12:36:29 UTC ]
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Change in schedule for Rathbones Folio Prize

The Rathbones Folio Prize has brought forward its 2020 shortlist and winner schedule two months earlier than in previous years. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 02:57:15 UTC ]
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Rooney and Burns make Rathbones Folio Prize longlist

Sally Rooney and Anna Burns have made the longlist for this year's Rathbones Folio Prize with 20 writers competing for the £30,000 prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clanchy to chair Rathbones Folio Prize 2019 judges

Poet Kate Clanchy is to chair the judging panel for the 2019 Rathbones Folio Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crace, Shukla and Summerscale to judge Rathbones Folio Prize 2018

Novelists Jim Crace, Nikesh Shukla and writer Kate Summerscale are to be the judges of next year's Rathbones Folio Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hisham Matar wins first Rathbones Folio Prize

Hisham Matar has won the first £20,000 Rathbones Folio Prize for his "profound and powerful" memoir The Return (Viking). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Head of Zeus lands two on Wilbur Smith Adventure Prize shortlist

Head of Zeus has two books shortlisted for the £10,000 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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