Friday, 24 May 2013 Press Release: LIANZA Awarded by Librarians for outstanding ch..
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..
Playwrights, musicians, poets and writers will descend on the North Clare village of Doolin..
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..
A star-studded lineup of the nation's top comedic entertainers will salute Carol Burnett at the ..
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..
Bath Festivals has announced the appointment of critic, columnist and broadcaster Viv Groskop to..
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..
The Nebula Awards annually recognize the best works of science fiction or fantasy published in t..
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..
Literary stars will be gathering at the Southbank Centre this season at two prize-reading events..
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&..
Ullapool Book Festival will be held Friday 10 May to Sunday 12 May in Ullapool Village Hal..
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. ..
International writers, prize-winning-authors and prize-giving. Comic books, comedy, music and ar..
The 2013 judging panel have today announced an all-female shortlist for this year’s Miles ..
Big-name authors, celebrated public figures and writers with fascinating stories to tell will featur..
The shortlist for the inaugural Pushkin House Russian Book Prize has been announced. In con..
Press Release The Dylan Thomas Prize has announced the call for entries for its 2013 in..
The Kraszna-Krausz Foundation has announced the two winners of the 2013 book awards. The awards are..
Renowned authors, politicians, actors, comedians and TV presenters are on the list of speakers for t..
Less than three months to go now to the fourth Penzance Literary Festival, which will run from Wedne..
This funky seaside town in Australia's Northern NSW is beautiful during August with the Souther..
The 28th Cúirt International Festival of Literature will take place from 24-29 April 2013..
Bloody Scotland, sponsored by Mazars, is back; and will once again provide a 'killer' weekend of deb..
The winning books for the 2013 Blue Peter Book Awards have been decided. There were two categori..
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 ..
For the first time ever, the Aye Write! programme for schools will take place seperately, f..
The event is run by The Aldeburgh Bookshop which has been in business for nearly 60 years.The owners..
The Newcastle Winter Book Festival - programme for Thursday 22nd November Don't miss out! ..
The information below received from the Hexham crew. Go directly to the festival site to subcribe di..
Wan’kurra, The Golden Bandicoot Written by Diane Lucas and Illustrated by Colwyn Campb..
BOOK BONANZA In aid of St Mary’s Church, Sedgeford at SEDGEFORD VILLAGE HALL ..
With just three weeks to go until the Newcastle Winter Book Festival, here is a reminder of some..
Entries are now being accepted for the 2013 NSW Premier's Literary Awards. Nominations are now being..
Funds ensure 2013 event will take place. York Literature Festival have been awarded £..
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'..
Slightly dated news release from June - Not too sure when the winner will be announced - ED ..
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 British Fantasy Awards are administered annually by the British Fantasy Society and were fir..
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..
In a fast-paced world filled with ever-changing sound bites and 140 character opinions, the Edin..
Plans are now underway for the nineteenth Swindon Festival of Literature, which will run fr..
The Dylan Thomas Prize is an annual literary prize, named after the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, "awarde..
HONG KONG – The longlist for the 2011 Man Asian Literary Prize is to be announced on Satur..
Julian Barnes has been (Tuesday 18 October) named the winner of this year's £50,000 Man Bo..
Judging for the Walkley Awards is based on a rigorous, two-tiered system, performed by panels of..
$30,000 Blake Dawson Business Literature Prize Entries close Friday 14 October 2011 The..
New Words 2011 8–29 September 2011 New Words is North-East Scotland's innovative festiva..
Poetry Aberdeen events in New Words 2011 Thursdays 15, 22 & 29 September 2011 6.30pm Book..
GERALDINE McCAUGHREAN will be popping up all season at literary festivals around the country inc..
Literary Festivals UK is sad to learn that Aberdeen University's Word Festival will not be held in 2..
QMF Inc. invites individuals or groups to apply for 2011 initiative, the QMF Perpetual Sc..
From the Northern Echo (http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/local/bedale/9109658.Popular_auth..
The Edinburgh International Book Festival today launched its programme for 2011 with a diverse colle..
The third annual World Literature Weekend (http://click.lrb.co...
Tickets to the third annual World Literature Weekend (http://click.lrb.co.uk/c.html?rt..
What? The inaugural literary festival for the county of Worcestershire. Worcestershire Lit..
Relayed from Dublin Writers Festival Excellent offer from the Writers Festiva below for those ..
Drat! Missed the Mongolian Literary Festival yet again. Must check my emails more often. Could get t..
A brand new literary festival inspired by local Cllr Tim Dodds. Nice one Tim. The 2011 them..
Humber Mouth Literature Festival What? The Humber Mouth celebrates literature, language and tex..
Literary festival marks full-scale revival of James Boswell, one of Scotland's greatest liter..
Alys Fowler will be sharing gardening wisdom with Hexham Book Festival audiences at Alnwick Gard..
Word - University of Aberdeen Writers Festival From 13 May 2011 To 15 May 2011 Word ..
Born in the sixties to an Indian mother and an English jazz musician father, Alison McQueen grew up in London and worked in advertising for twenty-five years before retiring to write full time. Her 2012 historical Indian epic, The Secret Children, was received to excellent reviews and has been translated into severallanguages. Her latest novel, Under The Jewelled Sky, was published by Orion in 2013.
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2012, the 2012 Costa Book of the Year and shortlisted for the 2013 Women’s Prize for Fiction.
With this historic win for ‘Bring Up the Bodies’, Hilary Mantel becomes the first British author and the first woman to be awarded two Man Booker Prizes (her first was for ‘Wolf Hall’ in 2009).
This inaugural event for this British Overseas Territory will bring together around eighty world-class speakers who will take part in talks, discussions and debates on a variety of topics ranging from children’s books to crime writing, history and cuisine.
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