Posted on 10/18/2021 at 09:10 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to the authors who've made the 2021 Baillie Gifford Prize shortlist! Britain’s top nonfiction award brings its winner £50,000...

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Posted on 10/15/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The 2021 T.S. Eliot Prize shortlist has been released, and judges have seen a distinct thread beyond the main criterion...

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Posted on 10/12/2021 at 01:07 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ugandan novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija has been chosen as this year’s International Writer of Courage. The award goes to a writer...

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Posted on 10/07/2021 at 07:54 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

History was made with today’s announcement of the Nobel Prize for Literature recipient. Novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has become Tanzania’s first...

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Posted on 10/06/2021 at 07:57 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Unlike many other awards, the Nobel Prize for Literature doesn’t release a list — of any length — of the...

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Posted on 10/05/2021 at 02:23 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Introducing the finalists for the 2021 National Book Awards! These books are each still under consideration for their genre's grand...

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Posted on 10/04/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In just a few weeks, the first Maya Angelou Book Award for poetry will be handed out. The award will...

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Posted on 09/29/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The MacArthur Foundation revealed its 2021 fellowship recipients yesterday, and several wordsmiths were among them. Recipients of the twenty-five “genius...

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Posted on 09/27/2021 at 08:58 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The White Review Short Story Prize revealed its winner last week: “The Chicken,” by RZ Baschir. But the good news...

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Posted on 09/24/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’re not familiar with the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature, that actually seems fitting. The award, according to...

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