Olivia Laing Wins James Tait Black 2019 Prize for Fiction

19th August 2019

Olivia Laing has been awarded the James Tait Black Prize for her novel, Crudo, alongside Lindsey Hilsum, who was awarded the non-fiction prize for her biography of Marie Colvin.

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Derek Miller Shortlisted for CWA Gold Dagger

25th July 2019

Derek Miller’s American by Day has been shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award 2019.

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Anna-Marie Crowhurst and Ian Ross Longlisted for HWA Crown Award 2019

25th July 2019

Anna-Marie Crowhurst’s The Illumination of Ursula Flight and Ian Ross’ Triumph In Dust have been longlisted for the Historical Writers Association Crown Award 2019, announced on the 23rd July.

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Elly Griffiths Wins Most Recommended Book Prize at Dead Good Awards

23rd July 2019

On Friday 19 July 2019, crime and thriller lovers came together at the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate to celebrate their favourite books and authors at the fifth annual Dead Good Reader Awards.

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Xiaolu Guo Libretto to be Performed at BBC Proms

19th July 2019

The famous Proms season opens with Zosha Di Castri’s latest work Long Is the Journey - Short Is the Memory, which marks the 50th anniversary of the lunar landings.

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Olivia Laing Elected as 2019 Royal Society of Literature Fellow

25th June 2019

The Royal Society of Literature elected 45 new Fellows and Honorary Fellows in a ceremony last night in London, including Janklow & Nesbit author Olivia Laing.

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William Miller Shortlisted for 2019 PEN Ackerley Prize

17th June 2019

English PEN has announced the shortlist for the 2019 PEN Ackerley Prize for memoir and autobiography, featuring William Miller for his remarkable tales of growing up on Gloucester Crescent.

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Anna-Marie Crowhurst Shortlisted for Times Breakthrough Award 2019

3rd June 2019

Anna-Marie Crowhurst has been shortlisted in the literature category for the Times Breakthrough Award at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2019.

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Henry Porter Shortlisted for Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize 2019

16th May 2019

The Wilbur Smith Adventure Prize shortlist has been revealed with Henry Porter’s Firefly being one of six novels nominated for the £15,000 prize.

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Elly Griffiths Featured in Richard and Judy Summer Book Club 2019

16th May 2019

W H Smith has announced the Richard and Judy Summer Book Club choices for 2019, featuring The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths

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