Jessica Andrews wins THE PORTICO PRIZE FOR LITERATURE 2020 for debut novel Saltwater

Jessica Andrews wins
THE PORTICO PRIZE FOR LITERATURE
for debut novel Saltwater

@ThePortico #porticoprize  “powerful, provocative and poignant” Thursday 23 January, MANCHESTER: Jessica Andrews has won The Portico Prize for Literature – the UK’s only award for outstanding literature that best evokes the spirit of the North. She takes home the £10,000 prize for her debut novel Saltwater. The announcement was made at an evening ceremony at the Portico […]

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Patrick Wright to Chair the British Academy’s Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2020 and Channel 4 News presenter Fatima Manji joins jury

Prize opens for submissions today, Thursday 23 January Writer and broadcaster Professor Patrick Wright is to chair the jury of the Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2020, the British Academy’s prestigious non-fiction book prize. Submissions are open from today, Thursday 23 January. Wright, who is Emeritus Professor of Literature and History at […]

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Toby Green’s ground-breaking history of West Africa wins British Academy’s £25,000 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2019

#AlRodhan@BritishAcademy_ 20.00 Wednesday 30 October, LONDON: A Fistful of Shells: West Africa from the Rise of the Slave Trade to the Age of Revolution by British historian Toby Green is named the winner of the seventh Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2019, the British Academy’s non-fiction book prize. The announcement […]

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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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