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Spread the Word announces 2019 London Writers Awards winners

Nine-month development programme returns for a second year 30 London-based writers from under-represented backgrounds Masterclasses led by writers Abir Mukherjee, Rowan Coleman and literary agent Felicity Trew Publishing industry steps up support for Spread the Word “Spread the Word and The London Writers Awards provide agents and publishers with access to a […]

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THE PORTICO PRIZE FOR LITERATURE RETURNS

Tuesday 21 May Simon Savidge to chair panel of judges £10,000 award for literature that ‘best evokes the spirit of the North’ New partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University Prize launches with ‘Rewriting the North’ series of events “I am thrilled and delighted to be chairing The Portico Prize this year, as it […]

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The British Academy’s Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2019 Jury

The British Academy’s Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2019 launches at Zee Jaipur Literature Festival

PRESS RELEASE The Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2019, the British Academy’s prestigious non-fiction book prize, opens for submissions today, Monday 28 January. The opening of the 2019 prize cycle is marked by a celebratory event at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival where Kapka Kassabova – winner of the 2018 […]

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Border by Kapka Kassabova wins British Academy’s £25,000 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2018

#AlRodhanPrize “Extraordinary” book by Bulgarian-born writer chosen to receive international award London: Kapka Kassabova is today, Tuesday 30 October, announced as the winner of the British Academy’s 6th Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2018, for her book Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe. Published by Granta Books, Border: […]

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