This year’s winner, ‘Celestial Bodies,’ had a 30-fold increase in sales in the week following the Booker International ceremony. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson First Year Under Crankstart Sponsorship urors for the 2020 International Booker Prize have been announced today in London (July 11), as submissions for the prize open. Keep in mind that this is not the Booker Prize …
The ‘first wave’ Audies deadline arrives in five days for titles in 24 categories published by August 31, with a ‘second wave’ deadline in early October.
Author Constantia Soteriou has won the 2019 world Commonwealth Prize in short stories. Lina Protopapa’s English edition is the first translation to win.
The Community of Literary Magazines and Presses’ 2019 Firecracker Awards mark five years in honoring fiction, nonfiction, poetry and literary magazines.
Whether through ‘curiosity, amusement, horror, or excitement,’ the new Queen’s Knickers Award is intended to highlight strong illustrated work for kids.
Already among the world’s richest awards for self-published content, Amazon’s global literary prizes now include a chance at Amazon Studios development.
The 2018 Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards for adaptations to film and series in two categories are open for submissions to July 15.
Multiple honorees in many of the prize categories this year provide more writers with wins, if smaller cash awards for each winner.
During the Berlin Book Days events this week, the Börsenverein has praised Salgado for ‘raising worldwide awareness for the fate of laborers and migrants as well as for the living conditions of indigenous peoples.’
With two awards in place this year, London’s Polari Book Prize announces its longlists and honors writers ‘whose work explores the LGBT experience.’