Posted on 09/09/2021 at 10:40 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Susanna Clarke's debut novel should have put her on the literary map. Instead, the touring in its support caused her...

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

The winner of The Moth’s annual short story prize is up for anyone’s reading pleasure online. The magazine’s judge, novelist...

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Posted on 08/26/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Our favorite book columnist, the Biblioracle, had mixed feelings about the September book release lineup in a recent column. Of...

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Posted on 08/16/2021 at 01:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Astrid Roemer made literary history as the first author from Suriname to win a top Dutch writing prize. A...

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Tagged As: Awards, Politics, Scandal

Posted on 08/13/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Even the most confident among us appreciate external validation. For authors, that most often comes in the form of sales...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 08/05/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s starting to feel as though a Booker Prize tradition is having an author who struggled to find a traditional...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 08/04/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The winner of the 2021 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing has been revealed. Meron Hadero became the first Ethiopian...

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Tagged As: Awards, Short story

Posted on 07/27/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The 2021 Booker Prize longlist has been released, and it includes Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winners alongside debut novelists. The...

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Posted on 07/14/2021 at 03:24 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The International Booker Prize has revealed its judges for 2022, and at least one of them has previous judging experience...

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Tagged As: Awards

Posted on 07/08/2021 at 02:29 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to author Susan Choi on winning the 2021 Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award! Its purse of £30,000 (over...

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Tagged As: Awards, Short story