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Literary Award

Placing Bets On The Nobel: Who's The Front Runner?

1 July 2011 Archive | Posted 08.31.2011 | Books

True, there are only roughly 100 days left until they announce who gets the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature, but it's pretty early in the season for th...

Freedom to Make Art, from Oscar to Junot

Ming Holden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ming Holden

Last night's resplendent Academy Awards ceremony put me in mind of a less opulent affair: the Associated Writing Program's annual conference earlier this month in Washington, D.C.

Man Booker 2011 Judges Announced

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Author Susan Hill and the Daily Telegraph's Gaby Wood are among the judges for next year's Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Writer and columnist Matth...

2010 National Jewish Book Awards Announced

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Jewish Book Council crowned Gal Beckerman's "When They Come For Us, We'll Be Gone: The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry" the Jewish Book of the ...

Booker Prize Winning Follow-Up Release Date Confirmed

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Atlantic Books has revealed that Aravind Adiga's follow-up to the Man Booker prize winning The White Tiger will be published in June next year. Ravi M...

National Book Award Winners Announced

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The National Book Award winners were revealed last night at the 61st National Book Awards Benefit Dinner and Ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New Y...

Literary Prize Honorees Unavailable At Indie Bookstores

Quill & Quire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When the indie-dominated shortlist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize was announced on Oct. 5, a number of booksellers expressed concern that the smaller...

'Not The Booker Prize'

The Guardian | Sam Jordison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We have a winner! No, hang on, we have two! Deloume Road and The Canal have polled the same number of votes in the final round of the Not The Booker ...

Elie Wiesel, Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela

The Huffington Post | Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Orhan Pamuk, Toni Morrison, Seamus Heaney, Saul Bellow, Pablo Neruda ... all great authors honored by the Nobel Committee with a Nobel Prize in Litera...

Nobel Jury Selects Lit Prize Winner

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

STOCKHOLM — The Swedish Academy has selected the winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in literature and will announce the decision next week after a f...

Literary Prize: Honored Books Certainly Sell, But How Well?

The Bookseller.com | Philip Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

However, rejected longlistee Christos Tsiolkas' The Slap (Tuskar Rock) continues to outsell all the shortlistees, as it has done since the longlist wa...

Literary Prize: Five Women On The £30,000 Dylan Thomas Prize Shortlist

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Five women are among the six young writers shortlisted for this year's £30,000 University of Wales Dylan Thomas Prize. The six were selected from 16...

Chair Of The Booker Prize Judges Andrew Motion Discusses The Shortlist

The Guardian | Andrew Motion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

And how would I characterise this "best"? By all the means that sound familiar, but make their material strange. Good writing (adventurous as well as ...

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...

Unlikely Literary Prize: Guardian Hosts 'Not The Booker Prize' Competition

The Guardian | Sam Jordison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

1. To nominate a book for the "Not the Booker prize" competition (the "Competition") please submit your nomination in the comments section on the asso...

Author Tanith Lee First Woman To Win British Fantasy Award

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Lee is, I have to admit, a beautiful writer. I've complained before about over-the-top attempts to ape a "heroic" language by the likes of Poul Anders...

Which Cartoonists Were Nominated For The 2010 Ignatz Award?

dailycartoonist.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The 2010 Ignatz Award nominees have been announced. The award is given for outstanding achievement in comics and cartooning. Here are this year's nomi...