Tagged: Benjamin Myers

Myers and SoA condemn pressure on authors to 'perform'

Award-winning author Benjamin Myers and the Society of Authors (SoA) have criticised the pressure on writers to become “personalities” rather than be judged on their... Read more

Six-strong Portico Prize shortlist channels 'spirit of the North'

Books from Fleet, Picador and Lightning Books are in the running for the £10,000 Portico Prize for Literature, an award "for outstanding literature that best evokes the... Read more

Bloomsbury buys Myers' backlist to support new novel

Bloomsbury has bought Benjamin Myers’ backlist titles from Bluemoose Books in support of the publication of his new novel The Offing.... Read more

Myers moves to Bloomsbury for 'exquisite' novel

Bloomsbury has snapped up an "exquisite" novel and a short story collection about flawed masculinity from Benjamin Myers six weeks after he scooped the Walter Scott... Read more

Bluemoose's Myers wins £25k Walter Scott Prize

Benjamin Myers has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction with The Gallows Pole, published by small Yorkshire-based independent press Bluemoose Books.... Read more

New Benjamin Myers book to Moth

Mayfly Press imprint Moth Publishing has signed These Darkening Days, the new book from Benjamin Myers. Read more

Myers and Benson win £10k Portico Literature Prize

Benjamin Myers has won the £10,000 Portico Literature Prize 2015 for Fiction while Richard Benson won the £10,000 Portico Prize for non-fiction. Read more

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