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The winner of the 2014 Stella Prize is Clare Wright for The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka. The wi..
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WIGAN and Leigh’s annual celebration of the written and spoken word returns next month wit..
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The Orwell Prize is made up of two awards, one given to a book, and the other to a journalist. T..
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The Welsh Books Council has announced the titles on the shortlist of the prestigious Tir na n-Og Awa..
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Veronica Henry triumphed over her fellow competing authors to win the Romantic Novelists' Associatio..
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The Stella Prize is a major new literary award celebrating great books by Australian women The ..
The Independent Publishers Guild is proud to present the shortlists for this year's IPG Independent ..
Australian Independent Booksellers have announced their Shortlist for The INDIE Awards 2014. ..
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Purbeck Literary Festival is delighted to announce a family-friendly day of 'Wild writing' and I..
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London, 20.30pm 28th January 2014: The Shock of the Fall by debut author and mental health nurse Nat..
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Four well known authors have been announced as guest speakers for Guernsey’s literary festival..
This round-up of Children's Book Award Winners kindly provided by the Iranian Book News Agency (..
Francesca Russello Ammon and Lucy M. Maulsby have been named the recipients of the inaugural SAH/Mel..
The FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival and Kolkata Literary Meet has announced a new annual par..
York Literature Festival 2014 features a fantastic range of headlining artists, including: renow..
The Costa Book Awards is the only major UK book prize that is open solely to authors resident in..
Goodreads Choice Awards Best Books of 2013 Winners. A total of 1,953,770 votes were cast from Nov 4 ..
The winners: "Em and The Big Hoom" by Jerry Pinto (Aleph) and "Boats on Land" by Janice Paria..
More than 200 children from 10 schools across the UK will now read the six shortlisted books and..
In anticipation of the announcement of the first winner of The Folio Prize – a major new award..
Press release via West Cork Times (http://westcorktimes.com/home/) Details of the Workshop P..
Donal Ryan has been named the winner of the 2013 Guardian First Book Award, in association with W..
The Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards were inaugurated by The Hon. John Cain, Premier o..
The Jewish Quarterly — first published in 1953 — is the foremost Jewish literary and..
Tim Winton, Clive James, John Pilger, and M L Stedman part of the stellar line-up already confirmed ..
A "perfectly paced" account of one of the biggest doping scandals in British horseracing history has..
The Costa Book Awards honour books of the year written by authors based in the UK and Ireland. T..
The winners in the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2013 are: Eason Novel of the Year:..
POCATELLO, ID – A clash between politics and nature is front and center among the winners ..
The National Book Awards are a set of annual U.S. literary awards. At the final "National Book Award..
Author Anne Applebaum has won the 2013 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature at McGill Universi..
Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End of Life Care and The Hospice Movement won the highest..
Nearly a decade after being rejected by publishers for being too experimental, ..
The Saltire Society has announced the winners of the 2013 Saltire Literary Awards including..
Toronto: The Canada Council for the Arts has announced the 14 winners of the 2013 Governor Gene..
Eleven Canadian novels are among 152 titles that have been nominated by libraries worldwide for..
Twenty-three British novels are among 152 titles that have been nominated by libraries worldwide for..
Fifty-one American novels are among 152 titles that have been nominated by libraries worldwide ..
Three Irish novels are among 152 titles that have been nominated by libraries worldwid..
This year Commonwealth Writers turns its focus solely on the Commonwealth Short Story Prize as a uni..
Mozambican author António Emílio Leite Couto (Mia Couto) has been chos..
A sound line-up of authors has been announced for the two-day event – dubbed a “lite..
Lynn Coady has been named the 2013 winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize for her short story collect..
New York, November 7, 2013—The Jewish Book Council is pleased to announce that Matti Friedman,..
One of the UK’s most famous and respected poets, Roger McGough, has been confirmed as one of t..
The Thomas & Znaniecki Award is given annually for outstanding social science scholarship in the..
American author, Claire Vaye Watkins has won the £30,000 Dylan Thomas Prize with details ..
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,..
The National Book Development Board and the Manila Critics Circle has announced the winners of the 3..
New Writing North has announced that Benjamin Myers is the winner of the inaugural Gordon Burn P..
The jury for the world’s most lucrative award for historical writing has narrowed this year's ..
Three of New Zealand’s finest writers, Owen Marshall, Michele Leggott and Martin Edmo..
The longlist for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2014 has been announced at the Goethe-Ins..
The Writers' Trust of Canada has announced that Graeme Smith has won the Hilary Weston Writers'..
The National Book Foundation has announced the finalists for America's 2013 National Book Award..
Auckland based New Zealand author, Eleanor Catton, has become the youngest writer to win th..
Lucy Greaves, who holds an MA in Literary Translation from the University of East Anglia, is the win..
The book version of the movie White Lies: Tuakiri Huna that was submitted as New Zealand’s..
One of the UK's most famous and respected poets, Roger McGough, has been confirmed as one of the..
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..
Relayed from the Durham Book Festival Team Festival runs 24th September -29th October, 2013..
The Ned Kelly Awards (named for bushranger Ned Kelly) are Australia's leading literary awards fo..
FICTION Along These Highways by Rene S. Perez Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale by Lynda R..
This year’s anticipated Cheltenham Literature Festival is just weeks away, and while Chelt..
Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book Awards, 2013 Shortlist announced Finalists to be..
The Warwick Prize for Writing was launched in 2008 and is an..
Writers are nominated across 10 categories, including the Deloitte Fiction Book Award, the Unive..
The Central Library, Cape Town, and the Open Book Festival have decided to, in celebration of al..
A four-day festival celebrating the best of literature, theatre, film and music from and about Austr..
This year’s winners for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards, Australia's richest litera..
The Chiswick Book Festival – now in its fifth year - returns in September with a host of t..
Hungerford is to have its second literary festival after the success of the first last October. This..
The £60,000 prize, which is awarded every two years to a living author in recognition of ..
PEN AMERICAN CENTER ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF THE 2013 LITERARY AWARDS ..
The Dylan Thomas Prize has nnounced its longlist for its 2013 award with a playwright featuring..
DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE TO HONOR WENDELL BERRY WITH RICHARD C. HOLBROOKE DISTINGUISHED ACHIE..
The winner of the £30,000 prize for the FT and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Awa..
Deadline: Sat 30 Nov 2013. Ever wanted to be a published writer? And be paid a £5,000..
Each year, Speech Pathology Australia awards three Australian authors the “Best Book ..
Author Helen Fielding is to appear at the Cheltenham Literature Festival to talk about her third..
Playwright Tom Stoppard has been awarded this year's PEN/Pinter Prize. Stoppard was selected by..
In a celebration of music, literature and the arts, the annual Windsor Festival will once again host..
The North’s liveliest, most prestigious Literature Festival • Over 200 events ov..
CBCA awards (http://cbca.org.au/awards.htm)- and their gold medallion front cover stickers - ar..
BRITISH ACADEMY MEDALS The British Academy Medals have been established for the first time this ..
THE full programme for this year’s Henley Literary Festival has been revealed ahead of next we..
What makes you a writer and how do you create a life that supports your art? Join the 2013 ASW writi..
The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic is a juried award to r..
The winners of this year’s Kibble and Dobbie Literary Awards have been announced. ..
Finalists include a crowd funded book, while sci-fi novel wins Māori Language prize Three first..
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..
from Yellow Brix- When a Northern crime writing festival started out 10 years ago, author Val McDerm..
Author Denise Mina has won the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award in Harrogate, Y..
Less than two months after receiving the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpubli..
The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, commonly shortened to the Eisner Awards, are prizes given..
The 2013 Wales Book of the Year Award is presented to the best Welsh and English-language works ..
Former Bishop of Edinburgh Richard Holloway's Leaving Alexandria: A Memoir of Faith and Doubt (..
The longlists (below) for the Gold, Steel and John Creasey Daggers were unveiled on 15th July, 2..
A record 61 books are in contention Sisters in Crime Australia’s 13th Davitt Awards for the be..
EARLY bird tickets have gone on sale for an annual book festival in West Wales. A number of top au..
World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma's award-winning international literature and cult..
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..
New authors booked to speak at the National Book Festival in D.C. have been announced. Graphic novel..
Boston, MA (July 2013) — In recognition of the legacy of Shirley Jackson’s writing, ..
press release Edward Albee, three-time Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award-winning playwr..
Southern indie booksellers once again demonstrate their independence of mind by choosing an exci..
This summer, as the Edinburgh International Book Festival celebrates its 30th birthday, the popular ..
Some of the most exciting creators in Scottish independent comics will showcase and sell their w..
Official Press Release (http://www.comicbookresources.com/prev_img.php?disp=img&pid=137..
The International Thriller Writers' (ITW) ThrillerFest 2013 concluded Saturday, July 13, with the an..
More than 450 schoolchildren from across Warwickshire gathered at the Spa Centre in Leamington r..
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. ..
The shortlist for the 2013 Forward Prizes, the most coveted British awards for poetry was released o..
Audible, Inc., and the New York City–based Center for Fiction have teamed up to create a n..
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 Alice Davis Hitchcock Book Award was established in 1949 to recognize annually the most distingu..
The Society of Architectural Historians is currently accepting nominations for the 2014 SAH Book..
Over the course of three massive days from July 12 to 14, this year’s Southern High..
Switzerland, Montricher, June 2013 – After four years of construction, the Jan Michalski Found..
Does his love of Cormac McCarthy help you read him like a book? Would you run a mile from a super-fa..
Soho Literary Festival, sponsored by onestop4:insurance, returns to the capital this September, mark..
Selected by the UK's Guardian's Review team a (http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/jan/23/bestb..
The Appledore Book Festival (http://www.appledorebookfestival.co.uk/) is inviting entries to their 2..
Bloomsbury Publishing has announced the acquisition of World English rights for two young adult nove..
A new report into children’s reading by leading children’s publisher, Egmont UK reveals ..
Award-winning authors, leading poets, heavyweight broadcasters and celebrated Olympians – ..
The 2013 Christy Awards honoring and promoting excellence in Christian fiction were presented at..
Manx Litfest has secured sponsorship from Isle of Man Bank and Sure for two of the main events a..
The judges for the 2013 Andre Norton Award are Merrie Haskell (chair), Christopher Barzak, Jeri ..
The Penzance Litfest team has announced that author romantic novelist, Judy Astley, has agreed t..
The annual Desmond Elliott Prize, which celebrates and champions the very best in debut fiction,..
Scottish Book Trust has announced that applications for the New Writers Awards 2014 are now open, pr..
Founded in 1994, the SDBAA honors the best published books and unpublished manuscripts by San Di..
The Droitwich Spa Summer Festival includes a Free 'Live Lit' day this year. The event is taking ..
June 26, 2013, New York, NY — The Center for Fiction is pleased to announce that Robin Desser ..
A teen novel that begins its dramatic journey on New Zealand&rsqu..
New for 2013 a series of Reading Workshops, for readers young and old, where leading authors and cri..
Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States. Wyoming is the 10th mos..
The Kwani? Manuscript Project Shortlist was announced on 17th June 2013. Kwa..
The longlist for the third Warwick Prize for Writing was announced on Wednesday 19 June, 2013. T..
Faber and The Poetry Trust present Poetry on the Fourth Floor. This inaugural event, taking place at..
From the very first event in 1983 children’s books and writers have been at the heart of T..
Superheroes, comic book characters and even Don Quixote swoop into Charlotte Square Gardens this..
There are brand new books from Julia Donaldson (left with her many wonderful characters) who lau..
30 Years Back, 30 Years Forward: Edinburgh International Book Festival Celebrates An Astonishi..
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..
The winner of the 2013 Miles Franklin Literary Award is Michelle de Kretser for her book- Ques..
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Arts Minister Tony Burke have announced the 2013 Prime M..
The Trustees of Guildford Book Festival recently appointed Jim Parks to head up the Creative Dir..
22 writers from across the north of England share £40,000 prize fund as the awards expand in v..
Four Ontario Authors Receive Province's Top Literary AwardTORONTO, June 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Winner..
Bookbug Readers Category 3-7 Years Pa..
Buxton Festival has established a Young Artists Programme involving eight talented young singers..
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 Random House Group has been awarded a prestigious Employee Benefits award for its work-life bala..
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..
The Tejas Star Book Award was created by the Region One ESC Library Advisory Committee to promote re..
ed: Playing catch-up here. The Sheikh Zayed Book Awards Ceremony took place at the beginning of..
Brazil's first and foremost literary festival, FLIP, will be making its debut in the UK with FLIPSID..
Since the International Latino Book Awards were founded, over a thousand books have been honoure..
New Zealand’s Poet Laureate, Ian Wedde, will spend almost a year in Germany from October a..
Books on stolen identity in post-war Montréal, a Tour de France-winning Italian anti-Fascist,..
The Independent Book Publishers Association, the largest not-for-profit association of publisher..
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..
HOBOKEN– This Saturday, the Hoboken Public Library will welcome over 20 local authors, childre..
The Bloody Scotland programme has been launched for 2013. The launch took place at Deanston dist..
Formerly known as the Orange Prize, the £30,000 award - now in its 18th year. This years w..
The Festival is a major literary and musical celebration of the life and work of Nobel Prize winning..
PRESS RELEASE Wordsmiths from around the globe are descending on the University of Winc..
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..
Malorie Blackman, the bestselling author of the Noughts & Crosses teenage series, has been named..
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..
We came across this list of American Book Fairs and Events that are taking place in the s..
Writer David Almond is the Guest Artistic Director for the next Festival of Children’s Lit..
The Guardian Children's Fiction Prize or Guardian Award is a literary award that annually recogn..
The following are the only six UNESCO Cities of Literature in the world at present. ..
Interesting to see how popular Book Festivals are throughout America. These figure are from 2010..
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..
On the easternmost point of Australia nestles the small town of Byron Bay. Once a community depe..
There is much to be excited about in the picturesque south Longford town of Ballymahon this week..
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..
Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy will lead the line-up of authors at this year’s Sevenoaks Litera..
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..
Held as a part of the Ledbury Poetry Festival, 5-14 July, 2013. This a popular annual competition fo..
The Commonwealth Book Prize is open to writers who have had their first novel published during t..
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 ..