THE MINISTRY OF GUIDANCE by Golnoosh Nour Longlisted for Polari Book Prize 2021

29th June 2021

Golnoosh Nour’s powerful collection of stories THE MINISTRY OF GUIDANCE has been longlisted for the Polari Book Prize. The Polari Prize celebrates LGBTQ+ literature and is the first and largest award to do so in the UK.

The Polari Prize has two categories, one for emerging writers, and one for already established authors. Paul Burston, Polari Salon founder, said: “Between them, these two longlists showcase the very best in LGBTQ+ writing talent in the UK today. This Pride month, these are books which tell our truths and are truly worth celebrating.”

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Paul Torday Prize 2021 Win for IN LOVE WITH GEORGE ELIOT

24th June 2021

We are thrilled to share that Kathy O’Shaughnessy has won this year’s The Paul Torday Prize for her “beautifully conceived and cleverly executed…”
debut novel.

Who was the real George Eliot? IN LOVE WITH GEORGE ELIOT is a glorious debut novel which tells the compelling story of England’s greatest woman novelist as you’ve never read it before.

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Ed Yong Wins 2021 Pulitzer Prize

15th June 2021

Ed Yong has been awarded the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for his coverage of the coronavirus pandemic in The Atlantic. He has continued to write definitive and nuanced pieces on the dangers of the pandemic and how the American Government failed in its response. His article How the Pandemic Will End is The Atlantic’s most read story.

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