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Ten to treasure

So the shortlist is here. After weeks of reading more than 90 submissions, it’s a relief to announce this list to the world.... Read more

You bet

Together with chairman of judges, John Gaustad, this was the 26th time I have been involved with the William Hill Sports Book of... Read more

The new novel

The logo we chose for the Goldsmiths Prize [awarded on 12th November to Ali Smith's How to Be Both] is the line that... Read more

The luxury of literature

The New York Times recently ran an article questioning whether literature was still relevant in the digital age when computer scientists and code are the... Read more

Blair and Le Brun take the RSL's Giles St Aubyn Awards

Laurence Blair and Lily Le Brun have won the Royal Society of Literature (RLS) Giles St Aubyn Awards for first commissioned works of non-fiction.... Read more

Fifth all-female shortlist for BBC Short Story Award

For a fifth time, an all-female shortlist has been unveiled for the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award, including a nod for 2013 winner Sarah Hall.... Read more

Templar launches dragon-themed illustration prize

Templar Publishing is launching a dragon-themed prize for aspiring illustrators as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations. Read more

Parmar wins £5k inaugural Ledbury Forte Poetry Prize

Sandeep Parmar's Eidolon (Shearsman) has won the inaugural £5000 Ledbury Forte Poetry Prize, the UK’s first prize dedicated to second poetry collections.... Read more

Myriad has two on Authors Club Best First Novel shortlist

Two titles from independent publisher Myriad Editions have been shortlisted for the 2016 Authors Club Best First Novel Award, joining titles from fellow indies Salt... Read more

Diagram Prize: Oddest Book Titles of the Year battle it out

Academic texts on the human posterior and animal entrails, a tome on famous birdwatchers and a photography book showcasing the beautiful architecture of bus stops... Read more

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