Tagged: Kamila Shamsie

On the bias

In her “provocation” in The Bookseller this week, author Kamila Shamsie calls for a Year of Publishing Women in 2018—12 months when publishers... Read more

Waidner wins £10k Goldsmiths Prize with Sterling Karat Gold

Isabel Waidner has won the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize for their "mind-bending" novel Sterling Karat Gold, published by indie Peninsula Press.  Read more

Ali Smith wins £10k Pleasure of Reading Prize

Ali Smith has won the inaugural Pleasure of Reading Prize, in recognition of her body of work. Read more

Bloomsbury to co-sponsor new £10K Give a Book prize

Bloomsbury is to co-sponsor a new prize launched by Give a Book, in celebration of the charity's 10th anniversary. Read more

Winterson and Shamsie in feminist fairy tale line-up from Vintage

Vintage will publish a series of classic fairy tales which “don’t need a happily ever after”, with feminist rewriting from authors Rebecca Solnit, Malorie Blackman,... Read more

Prominent writers back Kamila Shamsie after German literary prize withdrawn

Over 250 writers including Sally Rooney, Jeanette Winterson and George Saunders have thrown their support behind novelist Kamila Shamsie after a German literary prize was... Read more

Shamsie's Home Fire continues to burn bright with £10k Hellenic Prize win

Kamila Shamsie has been awarded 2017's £10,000 London Hellenic Prize, given to the best book inspired by or relating to Greece, for Home Fire (Bloomsbury).... Read more

Shamsie, Hamid and Mukherjee shortlisted for $25k DSC Prize for South Asian Literature

Kamila Shamsie, Mohsin Hamid and Neel Mukherjee have all been shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018, worth $25,000 (£19,200). Read more

Gowar and Mozley to compete for ST/PFD's Young Writer of the Year Award

Debuts by Imogen Hermes Gowar, Laura Freeman, Fiona Mozley and Adam Weymouth have been shortlisted for the Sunday Times/ Peter Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer... Read more

Shamsie: Women’s Prize forced others to shift on gender

The creation of the Women’s Prize for Fiction made it “embarrassing” for other prizes to have all-male shortlists, Golden Booker judge Kamila Shamsie has said, at ... Read more

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