From these finalists for the PEN America Literary Awards, winners will be announced on April 8 and receive a total of more than US$380,000.
Roffey’s book, based on a Taino legend, is set in 1976 on the Caribbean island of Black Conch. Tessa Sheridan has won the Short Story Award.
Among publishers, HarperCollins’ 4th Estate leads in this year’s Dylan Thomas longlist, with three of the 12 titles announced today.
With extensive coronavirus mitigation measures in place in London, the program’s events set for Royal Festival Hall now will be streamed.
Three writers who work in literature and screenwriting are behind the shortlisted trio of works in the Costa honors’ 2020 cycle.
The five category winners of the 2020 Costa Book Awards are announced, with the ‘book of the year’ honor to come later this month.
Open to writers under 35, the 2020 UK Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year honor goes to poet Jay Bernard for the collection ‘Surge.’
Twenty writers from the United Kingdom and Ireland have been chosen from an initial pool of 708 Costa Book Award entries.
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.