Posted on 05/14/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to the 2021 Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize: Luster, by Raven Leilani. The award is among the most prestigious...

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Posted on 05/13/2021 at 12:28 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Douglas Stuart was the overall winner in more ways than one at today’s British Book Awards. His Shuggie Bain,...

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Posted on 04/30/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Mystery Writers of America announced the winners for the annual Edgar Allan Poe awards, which honor the best mystery...

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Posted on 04/29/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Office of Historical Corrections, by Danielle Evans, has won the 2021 Joyce Carol Oates Prize. The $50,000 prize, sponsored...

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Posted on 04/29/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The shortlist for the 2021 Women’s Prize is out, and it’s entirely made of first-time nominees. The Guardian reports that...

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Posted on 04/23/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The shortlist for the 2021 International Booker Prize was revealed Thursday. Judges again noted the dominance of small publishers, one...

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Posted on 04/21/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the O. Henry Prizes! As you might guess from the name, the awards honor...

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Posted on 04/16/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Jason Reynolds has been chosen as the inaugural honorary chair for Banned Books Week. It’s the latest of many...

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Posted on 04/15/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to this year's Whiting Award winners! The Whiting Foundation honors ten emerging fiction and nonfiction writers and grants each...

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Posted on 04/15/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A scammer successfully posed as the winner of the 2020 Rathbones Folio prize, stealing £30,000 (about $41,500) from the charity...

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