Elif Shafak and Lucy Hughes-Hallett are named judges in London; the public is one of five judges in the Alabama-based Harper Lee Prize.
Libraries in 14 nations put forward the 10 titles on this year’s Dublin Literary Award shortlist. The winner will be announced on June 21, 2017.
A rarity among major prize programs, the Young Writer of the Year Award welcomes the entries of work by self-published and traditionally published writers.
Two Polish authors—one named for his cross-media work—are among London Book Fair’s lineup of Authors of the Day in March.
Ireland’s Sebastian Barry, already a two-time Costa winner, may be on track again for the program’s Book of the Year at the end of the month.
Nominated by world libraries, seven of this year’s list are Irish, and almost 30 percent of the Dublin Literary Award list is in translation.
Two-thirds of the shortlisted candidates in the UK’s Costa Book Awards are women. And three in one category are former winners.
Called in promotional text “exclusively Irish, inclusive in every other sense,” the Bord Gáis Energy Book Awards shortlists are now open for readers’ votes. By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 November 11 Is Vote Deadline he shortlists for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards have been announced, featuring a mix of writing from both new and established writers across 15 categories. They include …
A strong reading culture frequently has a tendency to robust news consumption, as well. The Reuters Institute’s new Digital News Report has many revelations to offer, from 26 countries.
‘Adults are more difficult to convince’ about poetry, says award-winning author Sarah Crossan. Her newly honored ‘One’ is a verse novel, for younger readers.