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Harrison triumphs as UK winner of EU Prize for Literature
May 23, 2019 at 1:45 am

Melissa Harrison has been revealed as the UK winner of the European Union Prize for Literature 2019 with All Among the Barley (Bloomsbury Circus), a novel exploring the dangers of nationalism and xenophobia.

Antrobus makes Forward Prizes for Poetry shortlist
May 23, 2019 at 1:45 am

Raymond Antrobus has made the shortlist for the Forward Prizes for Poetry with this year's nominees including poems "that play havoc with the boundaries of literature, combining formal ambition and emotional charge" recognised 

During BookExpo, London Book Fair’s CAMEO Awards Make a US Debut
May 23, 2019 at 1:30 am

The London Book and Screen Week's CAMEO Awards get their first outing in New York City with an award for a US audiobook adaptation during BookExpo. The post During BookExpo, London Book Fair’s CAMEO Awards Make a US Debut appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Sourcebooks and Penguin Random House in ‘Collaborative Partnership’
May 22, 2019 at 9:30 pm

Stressing that Sourcebooks will retain its independence, Penguin Random House's 45-percent stake in the American publisher may mean new international reach. The post Sourcebooks and Penguin Random House in ‘Collaborative Partnership’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Sharjah Opens $350,000 Turjuman Award for Books in Translation
May 22, 2019 at 8:30 pm

Sharjah's new Turjuman Award is for publishers who translation Arabic books into other languages. Submissions open in November during the Sharjah Book Fair. The post Sharjah Opens $350,000 Turjuman Award for Books in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Hillsborough survivors' words shortlisted for Forward poetry prize
May 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Truth Street by David Cain, which combines eyewitness accounts of the 1989 disaster, is nominated for best debut in year when ‘poetry has come down from its high shelf’A debut poetry collection made entirely from formal evidence given during the second inquest into the 1989 Hillsborough disaster has been shortlisted for one of the UK’s…

Hilary Mantel's The Mirror and the Light announced for 2020
May 22, 2019 at 7:08 am

After an eight-year wait, the final book in Mantel’s Booker-winning trilogy about Thomas Cromwell finally has a release dateAs one Game of Thrones ends, another begins: eight years after Hilary Mantel left her protagonist Thomas Cromwell apparently triumphant after the beheading of Anne Boleyn, he is due to strut back into the literary arena in…