Posted on July 14, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The Guardian had a couple of articles that seemed like they would interest readers from all over, so here's what's going on over in the British literary world.
Waterstones debut fiction prize 2023 shortlist announced: See which six novels are in the running for the second iteration of an award to celebrate the “best of the future of fiction.”
British Library acquires ultra-rare cricket book: An anonymous donor made sure that Cricket. A Collection of All the Grand Matches of Cricket Played in England Within Twenty Years, Viz. From 1771 to 1791 — a 1799 collection of scorecards compiled by William Epps — will remain accessible to the public, albeit in a conservation-friendly way.
Royal Society of Literature aims to broaden representation: Half of the 62 new fellows, announced this week, were elected through an initiative to recognize writers from backgrounds currently underrepresented in UK literary culture.
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