The shortlist for Australia's prestigious 2016 Miles Franklin Literary Award, has been announce..
In a prestigious ceremony held at Swansea Central Library tonight as part of the CILIP Wales confere..
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The five-writer shortlist for the 2016 Caine Prize for African Writing has been announced by Chair o..
The longlists for 2016's Gemmell Awards have been revealed and are now open for voting at on th..
Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter is today, Saturday 14 May, named as the winner of the..
Organisers of the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2016 have unveiled the shortlist for the annual award ..
A fascinating blend of books by debut and award winning authors forms the shortlist of Britain's old..
The Desmond Elliott Prize 2016 has announced a shortlist of three books in the running to take h..
Australian authors, poets, illustrators and historians could share in a total of $600,000 in tax..
The Miles Franklin Literary Award is Australia’s most prestigious literature prize. Establishe..
new literary contest open to previously unpublished and independently published novelists J..
History prize awarded to 'elegant and eloquent' account of ord..
The Brunel University African Poetry Prize in partnership with Commonwealth Writers ..
The Longlist for the Orwell Prize for Books 2016 was announced on Monday 7th March 2016. ..
Sir John Lister-Kaye has been awarded the inaugural Writers' Prize by the Richard Jefferies Society ..
With its 10th annual competition now complete, the Florida Book Awards has announced winners for..
Writers from six countries and across four continents make up the 12-strong longlist for the 2016 Su..
The 2016 Saskatchewan Book Awards shortlist have been released Saskatchewan Book Awards 2016 S..
A book shop manager, two posties, a journalist and a library assistant are among the 11 recipients o..
THE LIE TREE BY FRANCES HARDINGE NAMED 2015 COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR Costa Short S..
Entries for the 2016 Royal Society Science Books Prize, the world's leading science books prize, are..
The International Board on Books for Young People has announced the shortlist for the 2016 Hans ..
With the culmination of the 2015 Costa Book Awards just days away, the latest odds f..
CHICAGO – The Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA), an affiliate of the Am..
The American Journal of Nursing (AJN) recognized the best nursing and health care publications of 20..
Voting has opened today for the 2015 Costa Short Story Award, an Award launched in 2012 for a single..
The Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-fiction has today announced that Edinburgh-based investment managem..
Children’s books from the UK, USA and France scooped prizes at a ceremony at the Chen Boch..
The Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2015 shortlist announced today features a diverse arra..
Scottish author Colin MacIntyre was today announced as the winner of the 2015 Edinburgh Internationa..
The shortlists for all six Saltire Book Awards were announced on October 22nd at events hosted s..
The shortlist for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award – the richest and longest-run..
Winners in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People’s Literature to be announced..
Scholastic has announced the launch of a new book prize to celebrate the best funny books in childre..
The Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction is the UK's most prestigious annual book award for fiction wri..
Kirstin Innes's acclaimed debut novel about sex workers in Scotland, published by Glasgow-based inde..
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James has been named as the winner of the 2015 Man B..
Independent publishers in the Midwest are invited to submit entries to the 26th annual Midwest B..
The Crime Writers’ Association have presented their final 2015 CWA Dagger Awards to authors Sm..
The longlist for the UK's non-fiction Samuel Johnson Prize 2015 has been announced. It’s b..
The shortlists for the 2nd year of the Kirkus Prizes, worth US$50,000 a pop, have been announce..
The 5 Under 35 program, now in its tenth year, honors five young fiction writers selected by past Na..
The First Novel Prize is awarded to the best debut novel published between January 1 and Decembe..
CHICAGO, Aug., 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Salman Rushdie, an award-winning British Indian novelist and ess..
‘Aldeburgh Eight’ is an eight day course linked to the international Aldeburgh Poetr..
Perpetual, as Trustee of the Miles Franklin Literary Award have announced the 2015 Miles Franklin Aw..
Tanya Landman’s Carnegie winner, Buffalo Soldier, inspired by female African American slave wh..
Four Ontario Authors Receive Province's Top Literary Award -Winners of Ontario's foremo..
The troubled life stories of two gay sportsmen have triumphed at the CROSS British Sports Book Award..
Patrick McGuiness has won the main English-language prize at Wales Book of the Year 2015 awards,..
The shortlists for this year’s Kibble and Dobbie Literary Awards have been announced. ..
Entries are invited for the world's longest established and most valuable literary sports writing pr..
The eighth annual Best Translated Book Awards were announced at BookExpo America on May 27th, 20..
From Perth, Scotland, to Perth, Australia and taking in Texas, Tennessee, Singapore and the sout..
The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck, translated from German by Susan Bernofsky and published by Porto..
On 16 May 2015, at the Gala Dinner at CrimeFest, Bristol, Petrona Award judges, Barry Forshaw, D..
The Crime Writers' Association has unveiled the shortlisted authors for five categories in the 2015 ..
The shortlist for the Desmond Elliott Prize for New Fiction has been announced, and all three no..
The 2015 Chen Bochui International Children's Literature Award is now open for entries, with prize m..
Giants of the genre are pitted against a clutch of new voices in one of the most prestigious crime w..
The shortlists for the 2015 British Sports Book Awards have been released. The winners will be a..
Awarded in 2015 for books published in 2014. FICTION “Orfeo,” Richard Powers, W...
The NSW Premier’s Literary Awards have a proud history, both in celebrating achieveme..
On Earth Day, The Nature Generation announced the winners of the national 2015 Green Earth Book ..
The Canadian Science Writers’ Association/ Association candienne des rédacteurs sci..
The Eisner Awards include the Comic Industry's Hall of Fame. The nominations in each category ar..
The 2015 shortlist for the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Awards have been annou..
The finalists for the 2015 Dinaane Debut Fiction Award have been announced by the Jacana Literar..
(Ottawa, April 22, 2015) Drawing from an outstanding collection of children’s literature produ..
The US$100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award is given annually for a book by a poet who is past t..
US National Book Award winner Phil Klay and Oprah Winfrey favorite Cynthia Bond are among the au..
Now in its 20th year, the annual event is aimed at promoting reading for enjoyment by teenagers ..
The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, the UK’s only annual book award for fiction w..
Maine State Library Augusta - Nearly 350 librarians and educators from public and school li..
Toronto author Joseph Heath, who recently won the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political ..
The British Science Fiction Association (BSFA) Awards 2014 winners were announced at a ceremony..
TORONTO – Scott Griffin, founder of The Griffin Trust For Excellence In Poetry is pleased ..
2015 Hugo Awards will be presented at: Sasquan, Spokane, Washington, USA, August 22, 2015 T..
Abu Dhabi: The Shaikh Zayed Book Award have announced the four winners in its ninth edition. The..
THE SOCIETY OF CHILDREN'S BOOK WRITERS AND ILLUSTRATORS ANNOUNCES THE SPARK AWARD WINNERS FOR IN..
The Troop by Nick Cutter has won the inaugural James Herbert Award for Horror Writing. The award..
TORONTO AND WASHINGTON, Patricia Rubin, Chair of the Lionel Gelber Prize Board and niece of the ..
The Academy of American Poets has announced that Pulitzer Prize-winning poetTracy K. Smith (http..
The Thwaites Wainwright Prize 2015 is an annual award that showcases the best books in UK nature and..
The shortlist for the £30,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2015 has been announce..
Australia's Indie Book Award winners were announced on Wednesday 25 March, at a special event in..
The short list for the National Business Book Award, one of Canada's most prestigious literary a..
Self-published title Strangers Have the Best Candy has won the Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Tit..
Ten writers are on the judges’ list of finalists under serious consideration for the sixth Man..
The James Beard Foundation is proud to announce the final nominees for the 2015 James Beard Foundati..
South African writer, Songeziwe Mahlangu emerged winner of the 2014 Etisalat Prize for Literatur..
March 2015 -New York -The winners of the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Awards include Cla..
Joseph Heath of Toronto has won this year’s $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political ..
Submissions are now sought for this year's Polari First Book Prize. Now in its fifth year, The Polar..
The longlist has been revealed for the Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction to be awarded a..
The American Library Association (ALA) has announced it's selection of top books, video and audi..
Celebrating its 8th year in 2015, The Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival will be held be..
Mark Haddon, Elizabeth McCracken, David Peace and newcomers Julianne Pachico and Rebecca F John amon..
The finalist for have been nominated for Canada's $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political ..
The Lowland emerges as the winner of the $50,000 DSC Prize from a shortlist of five Jaipur,..
Longlist for the 2015 Branford Boase Award announced The longlist for the 2015 Branford ..
Prize now open for submissions until Monday 2 March The Gordon Burn Prize has announced the ..
The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association has announced its 2015 awards. Chosen from 250 ent..
The shortlist for the annual André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards has been announced. The..
Brian O’ Driscoll, Graham Norton, Cecelia Ahern and Majella O’ Donnell were some of the ..
Bestselling author and TV Cook Mary Berry CBE received the Outstanding Achievement Award at tonight'..
The Canada Council for the Arts has announced the 14 winners of the 2014 Governor General&rsquo..
The shortlists have been announced for this year's Costa Book Awards and include recent Samuel Johns..
The winner of the Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize 2014 – one of the most significa..
The shortlist for the 2014 UK Specsavers National Book Awards has been announced. This year&..
French writer Lydie Salvayre has won France's top literary prize, the 2014 Goncourt, for her boo..
Helen Macdonald has, been announced as the winner of the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Ficti..
The longlist for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2015 was announced at the Goethe-Institut,..
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The 2014 shortlisted authors have been revealed by the Canada Council for the Arts, which ..
Six writers are one step closer to winning the most lucrative fiction prize in Canada history - ..
Controversy-dogged former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, retired Welsh rugby star Garet..
The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company has published the shortlist for the 2014 Financial Ti..
The finalists have been announced for the 2014 Vancouver Book Award. the winner receiving $3,000. ..
The Writers' Trust of Canada announced today the five finalists for this year's Hilary Weston Writer..
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2014 shortlist is revealed Joshua Ferris, Richard Flanagan,..
2014 Harvey Award announced at the Baltimore Comic-Con. Best Letterer: Terry Moore, RACHEL RISIN..
New York, September , 2014 —The Center for Fiction, founded in 1820 as the Mercantile Libr..
The Dayton Literary Peace Prize is inspired by the 1995 Dayton accords to ended the warn in Bosn..
The Alcuin Society has announced the winners of its 32nd annual Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence..
Veronica Henry triumphed over her fellow competing authors to win the Romantic Novelists' Associatio..
PHILADELPHIA – The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce the winners o..
Jurors nominate five masterfully written and important works on subjects ranging from a Victoria..
Francesca Russello Ammon and Lucy M. Maulsby have been named the recipients of the inaugural SAH/Mel..
Three Irish novels are among 152 titles that have been nominated by libraries worldwid..
The Roald Dahl Funny Prize, which was launched in 2008 in association with Michael Rosen, Child..
The Robert F. Kennedy Book Award was founded in 1980, with the proceeds from Arthur Schlesinger,..
Auckland based New Zealand author, Eleanor Catton, has become the youngest writer to win th..
The book version of the movie White Lies: Tuakiri Huna that was submitted as New Zealand’s..
The Canada Council for the Arts has announced the list of finalists for the 2013 Governor Genera..
The Financial Times and Goldman Sachs recently published the shortlist for the ninth annual Fina..
The Warwick Prize for Writing was launched in 2008 and is an..
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The winner of the £30,000 prize for the FT and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Awa..
The longlist, or ‘Man Booker Dozen’, of the 2013 Man Booker Prize for Fiction was on..
HOLLYWOOD, CA_The 2013 Hollywood Book Festival has selected Jonathan Womack’s “A Cry fo..
Fifteen authors, editors or illustrators came away with top honors on Friday, June 21, at the 22..
Former Bishop of Edinburgh Richard Holloway's Leaving Alexandria: A Memoir of Faith and Doubt (..
Authors Stella Duffy, Lee Child, Andrew Taylor and Belinda Bauer were among the winners at a ga..
New York's Center for Fiction, the only literary center (or centre as we would say) wholly devot..
Engaging storytelling by local and national authors abound among the titles selected to receive the ..
The four winners of the Forty Third edition of Rencontres d’Arles has been announced. ..
Nigeria’s Tope Folarin has won the 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing, described as Afri..
The 2013 Authors' Club Dolman Travel Book of the Year short list has been announced. Cha..
The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of th..
The Society of Architectural Historians is currently accepting nominations for the 2014 SAH Book..
The 2013 Christy Awards honoring and promoting excellence in Christian fiction were presented at..
The judges for the 2013 Andre Norton Award are Merrie Haskell (chair), Christopher Barzak, Jeri ..
The annual Desmond Elliott Prize, which celebrates and champions the very best in debut fiction,..
Founded in 1994, the SDBAA honors the best published books and unpublished manuscripts by San Di..
A teen novel that begins its dramatic journey on New Zealand&rsqu..
Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States. Wyoming is the 10th mos..
The longlist for the third Warwick Prize for Writing was announced on Wednesday 19 June, 2013. T..
These are the nominees for the British Fantasy Awards 2013. Four nominees in each category were ..
'UNTEACHABLE' AUTHOR AND EMERGING ILLUSTRATOR ENTER CHILDREN'S BOOKS HALL OF FAME SALLY GARDNER..
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Arts Minister Tony Burke have announced the 2013 Prime M..
Four Ontario Authors Receive Province's Top Literary AwardTORONTO, June 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Winner..
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The winner of one of the UK's richest literary prizes has been announced as Malaysian ..
Award-winning Australian journalist and author Peter Hartcher has won this year’s Ashurst Busi..
Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me, and Other Poems, translated from the Arabic by Fady Joudah, written..
The Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History has been created by the Harry Frank Guggenheim ..
The Maine Readers’ Choice Award, officially established in 2013 by the Maine State Library and..
Since the International Latino Book Awards were founded, over a thousand books have been honoure..
Books on stolen identity in post-war Montréal, a Tour de France-winning Italian anti-Fascist,..
Irish author, Kevin Barry, has won the 2013 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for ..
The Angus Book Award is an initiative by Scotland's Angus Council designed to encourage tee..
Formerly known as the Orange Prize, the £30,000 award - now in its 18th year. This years w..
As trustee and manager of one of the country’s most prestigious and long running prizes for A..
First presented in 1967 and customarily announced in June, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awar..
The prestigious Ben Franklin Award given by the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) was a..
The annual Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize is awarded each spring to honor an outstanding li..
Columbus, OH – The Ohioana Library has announced the 28 finalists for the 2013 Ohioana Boo..
Entries are invited for The Hindu Literary Prize 2013. The prize was instituted in 2010 to recog..
The Commonwealth Book Prize is open to writers who have had their first novel published dur..
The awards are presented by the Crime Writers’ of Canada (http://www.crimewriterscanada.co..
Friday 31 May 2013: Crimefest in Bristol, UK, the shortlist for the 2013 running of the CWA Internat..
The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award (Irish: Duais Liteartha Idirnáisiúnta Bh..
The Chautauqua Institution has announced that Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and ..
Edyth Bulbring’s Melly, Fatty & Me has been named the winner of the 2012 Percy FitzPatrick..
Six English and five French books have been shortlisted for the 2013 Annual Trillium Book Award, Ont..
The winners of the 2013 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) were announced on Friday 24 May ..
The Alberta Literary Awards recognize and celebrate the highest standards of literary excellence..
Australia's Northern Territory Library has announced the winners for this year’s Literary Awa..
Israeli author Amos Oz has won the prestigious Franz Kafka Prize in the Czech Republic for 2013...
Lord (Martin) Rees, Astronomer Royal, to chair “dream team” of judges for The 2013 S..
Mia Couto is the winner of the 2013 Camões Prize for Literature, one of the most prestigi..
Publishers across the UK submitted their best recent books that communicate science to youn..
The Kate Greenaway Medal was established in 1955, for distinguished illustration in a book for child..
2013 marks the ninth year of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. The..
The Commonwealth Book Prize is open to writers who have had their first novel published during t..
Best Translated Book Award is an annual literature award given by Three Percent, the online lite..
Toronto, May 23, 2013 – The 2013 winners for the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Boo..
Best Translated Book Award is an annual literature award given by Three Percent, the onlin..
Portsmouth born historian, Stephen Brumwell, has won the US $50,000 George Washington Book Priz..
The winners of the 2013 Atlantic Book Awards were announced Thursday night in a ceremony held at..
OVER 1,000,000 VOTES CAST BY KIDS & TEENS -- JEFF KINNEY WINS AUTHOR OF THE YEAR AND ROBIN P..
The annual Desmond Elliott Prize, which celebrates and champions the very best in debut fiction,..
celebrating books published in 2012 by Northern California authors. The 32nd awards winners were..
Dutch tale, The Detour (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1846556392/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&am..
Sports stars, authors, commentators, journalists and publishers all gathered for the 11th annual Bri..
On the eve of the Sydney Writer's Festival (http://www.literaryfestivals.com.au/sydney_writers_f..
The shortlist for the 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing has been announced and among the five..
A memoir by Sir Salman Rushdie, Joseph Anton: A Memoir, is one of four books listed for the pres..
South Africa's, Sunday Times, in association with CNA, has announced the shortlist finalists for..
The annual awards recognise excellence in writing, publishing and broadcasting on food and ..
A publishing deal with Cargo Publishing and £10,000 – the largest cash prize for unp..
The City of Calgary established this prize, in honour of renowned Calgary writer W.O. Mitchell, ..
Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2013 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, ..
More than 150 books were submitted for the 2013 contest. The prize’s organisers, Literatur..
Philip Hensher's Scenes from an Early Life (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/0007450109/ref=as..
The "IPPY" Awards, launched in 1996, are designed to bring increased recognition to the deservin..
The Award is presented biennially and recognises the best translation into English of a children's b..
The six novels, with settings ranging from Tudor and Restoration England to the slums of Victorian L..
The Alliance of Radical Booksellers (ARB) has announced that the winner of the inaugural Little Rebe..
Michael Connelly, John Grisham, and Ian Rankin are amongst those battling it out for the Audible Sou..
The 2013 winners of the James Beard Foundation Awards, the USA's most prestigious recognition pr..
The Branford Boase Award (BBA) was set up to reward the most promising new writers and their edi..
Dark Eden (http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1848874642?ie=UTF8&camp=2506&creative=9298&..
The longlist for the sixth Desmond Elliott Prize, which honours the best in debut fiction, has b..
This is an annual award of £10,000 for a distinguished work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry,..
The shortlist for this year’s Ashurst Business Literature Prize has been announced. ..
The 2013 judging panel have today announced an all-female shortlist for this year’s Miles ..
The shortlist for the inaugural Pushkin House Russian Book Prize has been announced. In con..
The six shortlisted books for the Arthur C. Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the y..
We always enjoy the lists of winners from the Society of Author stable of book awards that they ..
Entries are now being accepted for the 2013 NSW Premier's Literary Awards. Nominations are now being..
The longlist for the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2012 has been announced. Samuel Johns..
The UK's Guardian newspaper has long been a supporter of quality books and the arts and from Tragic'..
Acclaimed novelist Padgett Powell (left) and leading biographer Fiona MacCarthy have joined the ..
The Man Booker Prize aims to reward the best novel of the year written by a citizen of the Commo..
The Crime Writers Association is responsible for administering Britain's leading crime fiction a..
Finalists include Michael Ondaatje, Ha Jin, Adam Hochschild; Winners to be honored at gala Day..