Fri, 23/11/2012 - 07:30
Waterstones has is to sponsor the inaugural Pushkin House Russian Book Prize, designed to further public understanding of the Russian-speaking world by rewarding non-fiction writing from that country.
The annual prize will be £5,000 supported for the first three years by Waterstones, and the advisory board for the prize...
Fri, 09/11/2012 - 05:30
Judges have been announced for the third Warwick Prize for Writing, which will be awarded next year.
The £25,000 prize is awarded every two years and can be given to a piece of writing in English from any discipline.
The three judges are Professor Ian Sansom from the University of Warwick; author Marina Warner; and...
Thu, 25/10/2012 - 15:58
HarperCollins has won a PR Week Award for internal communication.
The corporate communications team, led by Siobhan Kenny, won the award for their "Digital First" campaign, aiming to instill a digitially-focussed mindset among HC employees.
Arlo Brady, MD of Freud Communications said of the HC team: "Changing...
Tue, 02/10/2012 - 08:10
Stella Duffy, Philip Hensher and Sandi Toksvig are among the authors longlisted for the Green Carnation Prize 2102.
The award is in its third year and now goes to any form of the written word written by a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered writer.
This year's longlist comprises: Carol Anshaw's Carry the One...
Mon, 17/09/2012 - 12:33
Specsavers has succeeded Galaxy as the headline sponsor of the National Book Awards, signing a two-year sponsorship deal, as the awards put out its call for submissions. Galaxy had sponsored the awards for the past five years, but turned down its first refusal option on continuing its support in May this year.
Fri, 18/05/2012 - 07:55
Choc Lit title Please Don't Stop the Music by Jane Lovering has won the Romantic Novel of the Year award, presented at the Romantic Novelists' Association's summer party last night [Thursday 17th May].
It is the first title from the indie to scoop the overall award, with fellow Choc Lit title Never...
Mon, 23/04/2012 - 08:50
Two titles from Simon & Schuster have made the shortlist for the Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance 2012.
Jane Costello's Girl on the Run and An Autumn Crush by Milly Johnson are in the running alongside Jenny Colgan's Meet Me at the Cupcake Café (Little, Brown), Summer Loving...
Fri, 02/12/2011 - 08:00
The only non-fiction title shortlisted for the 2011 Guardian First Book Award has taken home the £10,000 prize, giving Fourth Estate its fourth win in seven years.
American oncologist and science writer Siddhartha Mukherjee's The Emperor of All Maladies was awarded the gong, which recognises the finest new...
Fri, 01/07/2011 - 07:00
Walker Books has launched an award for new illustration to help mark the 20th anniversary of the death of the company's founder, Sebastian Walker.
The Sebastian Walker Award will be run in collaboration with the MA course in Children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art at Anglia Ruskin University. It will be...
Fri, 17/06/2011 - 08:00
A guide to astronomy and a pop-up guide to how the world works are among the shortlisted titles for the first Royal Society Young People's Book Prize in three years.
The £10,000 prize was not awarded between 2008 and 2010 due to funding difficulties but has returned this year thanks to an anonymous donor. The winning book...