Twenty writers from the United Kingdom and Ireland have been chosen from an initial pool of 708 Costa Book Award entries.
Taking home a £50,000 purse, the journalist and author of ‘Ma’am Darling’ wins the 2020 Baillie Gifford Prize, focused on nonfiction.
With three of five titles coming from Hoopoe Books, the 15th annual iteration of the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize names its shortlist.
One of four debut novelists among the six writers shortlisted this year, Stuart wins for ‘Shuggie Bain,’ also a National Book Award finalist.
Yu Miri and translator Morgan Giles win the 2020 National Book Awards category for translated literature, and Charles Yu wins for fiction.
The second round of the Women Poets’ Prize ups its purse to £1,500 for each of three winners, an award that honors the late Rebecca Swift.
Produced in partnership with the BBC, the Booker Prize for Fiction winner-announcement ceremony will be streamed on November 19 and feature several star speakers.
The Nigerian-American author won the Orange Prize in 2007 and her novel ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ was voted best of the Women’s Prize’s 25 years.
Based in PEN’s long-running program of writing mentorship for prison inmates, the new prize recognizes four pairs of mentors and mentees .
The Aspen Words Literary Prize is focused on authors whose work deals in cultural relevance and contemporary conditions.