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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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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