Mon, 20/05/2013 - 09:40
Orange Prize-winner Ann Patchett has warned that authors who decide to shun traditional publishing deals and instead use self-publishing channels to “cut out the middle man” are turning their back on vital publishing services they really need.
Patchett, who has been published in the UK by Bloomsbury and HarperCollins, has...
Mon, 15/04/2013 - 11:30
Orange Prize-winner Helen Dunmore is moving from Penguin to Hutchinson, with Cornerstone publisher Selina Walker acquiring her next two books.
Walker bought UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, in two novels by Dunmore from Caradoc King of A P Watt at United Agents. The first, The Lie, is set during and just after...
Wed, 28/11/2012 - 09:40
Bloomsbury has been forced to pulp 6,000 copies of a novel after wrongly labelling it as the winner of the Orange Prize 2012.
The publisher reprinted Ann Patchett¹s book State of Wonder with a banner above the author¹s name declaring it the "Winner of the Orange Prize 2012". The book was shortlisted for...
Wed, 22/08/2012 - 08:30
No new sponsor has been finalised as yet for the Women's Prize for Fiction, organisers have confirmed.
Earlier this week the Daily Telegraph reported...
Mon, 13/08/2012 - 08:07
Apple has held talks with the organisers of the Women's Prize for Fiction with a view to sponsoring the award, the Telegraph reports.
Tue, 22/05/2012 - 10:00
Orange will not renew its title sponsorship of The Women's Prize for Fiction after this year's award, to be made on 30th May.
The mobile services company, which has been the award's sponsor since the prize was first set up 17 years ago, is to focus on its film industry sponsorship going forward.
Kate Mosse, co-...
Thu, 08/03/2012 - 08:15
Irish author Emma Donoghue has been longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2012 after making the Orange and Man Booker shortlists with Room.
Her The Sealed Letter (Picador) joins a 20-strong longlist which includes 11 titles from indie publishers. Random House imprints William Heinemann, Chatto, Harvill Secker...
Thu, 09/06/2011 - 15:20
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has already received "five-figures"-worth of orders for Téa Obreht's The Tiger's Wife, following the debut novel's triumph at the Orange Prize for Fiction last night.
Orion managing director Susan Lamb said they were "scooping in the orders at the moment",...
Thu, 02/06/2011 - 12:50
Man Booker-nominated Room (Picador) is the hot favourite to win the Orange Prize for Fiction, according to odds just released by bookmakers William Hill.
The winner of the 16th prize will be revealed next Wednesday (8th June) at the Southbank Centre in London.
Author Emma Donoghue is 2/1 to win the prize, with...
Tue, 18/01/2011 - 12:01
The archive of the Orange Prize has been acquired by Kingston University.
Material held at the university dates back 20 years to the first meeting that discussed founding a new prize for women's writing. It also includes information about the various projects funded by the prize.
The archive will be made public in the summer...