Tagged: Polari First Book Prize

Zaidi and Souhami win 2021 Polari Prizes

Criminal barrister Mohsin Zaidi and biographer Diana Souhami been announced the winners of the 2021 Polari Prizes.  Read more

Mendez and Stuart shortlisted for Polari First Book Prize

Books exploring intersectionality have dominated both 2021 Polari Prize shortlists, with Booker winner Douglas Stuart and Paul Mendez both nominated and half the titles coming from independent... Read more

Gale, McMillan and Moss make Polari Prize longlists

The longlists for the Polari Prize and the Polari First Book Prize have been revealed, with stories about trans lives and gender identities featuring heavily... Read more

LGBT salon Polari launches new prize

Polari, an LGBT literary salon, is launching a new prize that will run alongside its First Book Prize. Read more

Pictures of the week

Eric Idle signs copies of his "sortabiography" in this week's pictures round-up, while Fiona Mozley scoops the Polari First Book Prize 2018. Read more

LGBT+ writing is 'growing in confidence', Polari longlist shows

The Polari First Book Prize longlist shows that LGBT+ writing in the UK is "growing in scope and confidence,” the prize founder has said.... Read more

Haddad wins Polari First Book Prize

Saleem Haddad's Guapa (Europa Editions) has been awarded the Polari First Book Prize 2017 for his "intimate and complex" portrait of gay life in the Arab world.... Read more

Todd and Haddad among Polari shortlistees

Matthew Todd, Bantam author and award-winning editorial director of gay magazine Attitude, is among the six authors shortlisted for the Polari First Book Prize, awarded annually to a writer whose first... Read more

McVeigh's 'funny and frightening' title wins Polari Prize

Belfast author Paul McVeigh has been awarded the Polari First Book Prize 2016 for his novel The Good Son (Salt). Read more

Poet McMillan shortlisted for Polari First Book Prize

Poet Andrew McMillan has been shortlisted for the Polari First Book Prize for his debut poetry collection Physical (Jonathan Cape).... Read more

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