The UK’s Branford Boase Award honors debut efforts in children’s books and the editors as well as authors behind them.
PEN America Literary Award Winners: India’s Vinod Kumar Shukla Honored
The annual PEN America Literary Awards this year have included three career-achievement awards and 11 book awards.
Maisie Chan and Editor Georgia Murray Win the UK’s Branford Boase
Maisie Chan’s ‘Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths’—with Georgia Murray’s editing—wins the Branford Boase Award in debut children’s writing.
Desmond Elliott Prize Winner: Picador’s Maddie Mortimer
Administered by the National Centre for Writing in Norwich, the Desmond Elliott Prize honors an author’s first published novel.
Children’s Books Edition: The UK’s Branford Boase Award 2022 Shortlist
The Branford Boase program annually awards a debut novel for children–and the winning author’s editor is honored, too.
Awards: Sally J. Morgan Wins the UK’s £10,000 Portico Prize
The biennial Portico Prize, focused on ‘the spirit of the North’ of England, names a Yorkshire native, Sally J. Morgan, its latest winner.
Awards: PEN’s 2022 Longlists Include International Poetry, Prose in Translation
The 2022 PEN America Literary Awards will confer a total of more than US$350,000 in prize winnings.
The United Kingdom’s 2022 Portico Prize Announces Its Shortlist
The Portico Prize for writing from the ‘North of England’ releases its 2022 shortlist of five books—including three titles by debut authors.
‘The Spirit of the North of England’: The Portico Prize’s Longlist
Of the 14 titles named to the Portico Prize’s fiction-and-nonfiction 2021 longlist, eight are debut publications for their authors.
Struan Murray, Ben Horslen Win the UK’s Branford Boase Award
The illustrated debut novel ‘Orphans of the Tide’ wins the 2021 Branford Boase Award, which honors both authors and their editors.
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