Posted on February 6, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to actress (and author) Viola Davis, who has become the third Black woman and eighteenth person overall to achieve...

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Tagged As: Awards, Memoir, NPR, Pop culture

Posted on February 3, 2023 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The contenders for the new incarnation of the Rathbones Folio Prize have been announced. For 2023, the prize has expanded...

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Posted on February 1, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The National Book Critics Circle has announced the finalists for its 2022 awards. The winner of each of the six...

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Tagged As: Awards, Book lists

Posted on January 30, 2023 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The American Library Association has announced its choices for the top books, digital media, video, and audiobooks for children and...

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Posted on January 26, 2023 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Uruguayan American writer Carolina De Robertis has won the 2022 John Dos Passos Prize for Literature. The award, according to...

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Posted on January 23, 2023 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the longlists for the 2023 PEN America Literary Awards! The finalists will be revealed next month, with winners...

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Posted on January 23, 2023 at 10:04 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

To paraphrase a popular musical ... Librarians, they get the job done! That's especially true of Florida's Highlands County Library...

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Posted on January 17, 2023 at 1:54 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations are in order for Anthony Joseph, whose Sonnets for Albert won the 2022 T.S. Eliot Prize. Britain’s most prestigious...

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Tagged As: Awards, Poetry, The Guardian

Posted on January 2, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Not every author is interested in submitting their books to contests, and we're certainly not here to push anyone to...

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Posted on December 30, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Maybe you're already looking ahead to 2023 – but there's still a little more time to think about 2022. Like...

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