Anna Smaill debut wins Best Novel at 2016 World Fantasy Awards

31st October 2016

Anna Smaill has won Best Novel at this year’s World Fantasy Awards for her debut novel, The Chimes, which was also longlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize.

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DEAR DATA finalist in Innovation By Design 2016 Awards

12th September 2016

Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec’s stunning book Dear Data is a 2016 finalist for Graphic Design & Data Vizualization in the Innovation by Design Awards.

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Alex Bellos wins best science blog award

1st August 2016

Alex Bellos, author of Snowflake Seashell Star, Alex’s Adventures in Numberland and Alex Through the Looking Glass, was on Saturday night presented with the Dr Katharine Giles Science blog award for his blog, Adventures in Numberland. The award was presented by the Association of British Science Writers at the Blue Dot festival at the Jodrell Bank observatory in Cheshire.

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Elly Griffiths shortlisted for CWA Dagger in the Library

28th July 2016

Unlike most other literary prizes, the Dagger in the Library is awarded for an entire body of work rather than an individual book. Elly Griffiths is the author of the Dr Ruth Galloway series of forensic archaeology mysteries and the Stephens & Mephisto series, and her work has consistently received critical acclaim.

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THE YEAR OF THE RUNAWAYS wins the Literature prize at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards

6th June 2016

Sunjeev Sahota’s Booker-shortlisted The Year of the Runaways was honoured with the Literature prize at Sunday’s South Bank Sky Arts Awards. Now celebrating their 20th anniversary, the awards are presented annually to “the very best of British culture and achievement.”

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THE YEAR OF THE RUNAWAYS wins the Encore Award 2015

2nd June 2016

Sunjeev’s Sahota’s second novel, the Booker-shortlisted The Year of the Runaways, has won the Encore Award for 2015, which celebrates the literary achievements of outstanding second novels.

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Elly Griffiths shortlisted for the Last Laugh Award

9th May 2016

Elly Griffiths’ crime novel Smoke and Mirrors has been nominated for the Last Laugh Award 2016.

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Elly Griffiths longlisted for 2016 Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year

19th April 2016

Elly Griffiths’ The Ghost Fields has been longlisted for the 2016 Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year, one of the most prestigious crime writing prizes in the country.

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Robert Penn shortlisted for IBW Book Award

1st April 2016

Robert Penn’s The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees has been shortlisted in this year’s Independent Bookshop Week Book Awards. Adult category judges are Emma Healey, author of Elizabeth is Missing, Claire Armitstead (The Guardian), and Simon Heafield (Foyles).

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