Mon, 20/05/2013 - 08:45
Salman Rushdie and Jenni Fagan are among the authors shortlisted for the £10,000 James Tait Black biography and fiction awards. The shortlist for the newly created drama category is to be announced later this month.
Contenders for the fiction prize are Scottish author Fagan's The Panopticon (Windmill Books), about a...
Fri, 07/12/2012 - 11:44
Angela Carter's Nights at the Circus has won the Best of the Best James Tait Black Prize, which honours the best novel to have won the prize since it was first awarded in 1919.
Carter's classic was chosen by a judging panel including broadcaster Kirsty Wark and author Alan Warner, and it triumphed over The Heart of...
Tue, 28/08/2012 - 09:00
The James Tait Black Prizes have announced they are to stage a new “Best of the James Tait Black" fiction award, choosing from a list of all previous winners.
The announcement came as Padgett Powell and Fiona MacCarthy triumphed at this year’s awards. Powell took the fiction prize for his novel...
Mon, 22/08/2011 - 08:50
Debut novelist Tatjani Soli and theatre critic Hilary Spurling have been awarded the James Tait Black Prizes, Britain’s oldest literary awards.
Soli’s The Lotus Eaters (HarperPress) was awarded the £10,000 fiction prize at the Edinburgh International Book Festival this evening (19th August). Former...
Mon, 23/08/2010 - 08:50
Novelist A S Byatt and literary critic John Carey have been crowned winners of Britain’s oldest literary awards, the £10,000 James Tait Black Memorial Prizes.
Byatt was awarded the fiction prize for her Man Booker-shortlisted The Children’s Book (Chatto) at the ceremony on Friday (20th August), while Carey took...
Tue, 26/08/2008 - 02:45
Rosalind Belben won this year's James Tait Black Memorial fiction prize for her novel Our Horses in Egypt (Vintage), with Rosemary Hill awarded the biography prize for God's Architect: Pugin and the Building of Romantic Britain (Penguin).
The winners of this year's prizes were revealed on Friday (22 August...