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How Thinking Like Steve Jobs Is Helping Write the Future of the Arthur C. Clarke Award

Tom Hunter | Posted 04.22.2013 | Books
Tom Hunter

Paralleling the classic competition between behemoth Microsoft and plucky Apple, I cast the Clarke Award in the David role, claiming we were the only award that could 'think different' and were somehow an infinitely cooler upstart than our Goliath cousin from over the water.

Lucas Kavner

Major Literary Prize Loses Its Main Sponsor | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home

One of the longest running cultural partnerships in the U.K. broke up for good Tuesday, threatening a major suporter of female novelists worldwide if ...

Bravest Booker Longlist Of All Time?

Telegraph | Louise Doughty | Posted 09.28.2011 | Books

One of the most difficult aspects of being a judge for the Man Booker Prize, as I discovered in 2008, becomes apparent when the longlist is announced....

Forward Poetry Prize Shortlist: Are The Prize Jurists All Sexist? | Posted 09.13.2011 | Books

The 2011 Forward prize shortlist has been announced. It's an anniversary year: the prize is celebrating its 20th birthday. And this year's list oozes ...

Literary Prize 'Suspended' Due To Funding | Alison Flood | Posted 08.29.2011 | Books

The suspension of the UK's second oldest literary award due to lack of funding has been met with dismay by authors from William Boyd to Margaret Drabb...

Literary Prize: Eggers Leads List Of Award Winners

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Two very different organizations announced writing award recipients today. First, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize announced its finalists for writing...

'Asterios Polyp' Wins First L.A. Times Book Prize For Graphic Novels

Los Angeles Times | Geoff Boucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

This is the 30th anniversary of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes but this year's ceremony was the first to award a prize in the graphic novel categor...

The Forgettable And The Overlooked In Lit Prizes

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

This year is a good one for female writers; most of the major literature prizes have gone to women, though whether this is a fluke, a new trend of hei...

Literary Prize Winners Of 2009 (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There were some surprises this year, and a lot of women winning awards. In case you missed them, here are the moments we celebrated in literature duri...

Guardian's First Book Award Shortlist Announced

The Guardian | Mark Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Powerful fictional storytelling dominates the shortlist of this year's Guardian first book award, announced today, which includes works that range fro...