Book Awards

“I Want to Write Good Fiction Full-Time and See Where it Takes Me”

5 September, 2019

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James Clarke has been interviewed by the Society of Authors about his win of the Betty Trask Prize. Read the full thing, including tips from James for aspiring writers...

James Clarke wins the Betty Trask Prize

18 June, 2019

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James Clarke has won this year’s Betty Trask Prize, awarded by the Society of Authors, for his debut novel, The Litten Path. See the announcement on the Society of...

Damian Wins Two at the Society of Authors Awards

18 June, 2019

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Damian Le Bas has won both a Somerset Maugham Award and a Travelling Scholarship at the Society of Authors awards. The Somerset Maugham Award was for his debut travelogue, The...

Another longlisting for Damian Le Bas

5 June, 2019

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The Stopping Places by Damian Le Bas has been longlisted for The Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize for nature writing. Here is the longlist, announced on World Environment Day: Underland by...

Andy Stanton

Mr Gum – ‘Essential’ says Hay Festival

24 May, 2019

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Alongside J K Rowling, Margaret Atwood, Roald Dahl, Bryony Gordon, Jacqueline Wilson, Joseph Coelho, Matt Haig, Michelle Paver, Benjamin Zephaniah, Jeanette Winterson, Michael Morpurgo and poet laureate Simon Armitage,...

Damian Shortlisted for the Somerset Maugham Award

15 May, 2019

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Damian Le Bas‘s The Stopping Places has been shortlisted for the Society of Authors’ Somerset Maugham Awards. Congratulations to Damian. See the full shortlist here. The winner will be announced at...

James Wins a Betty Trask Award

15 May, 2019

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James Clarke‘s debut, The Litten Path, has been nominated as one of this year’s Betty Trask Award Winners. See the full list of winners here. The winner of the Betty...

Little Bear’s Spring is Indie Booksellers’ Book of the Month!

1 March, 2019

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Elli Woollard‘s Little Bear Spring, illustrated by Briony May Smith, has been chosen by the Booksellers Association Children’s Bookselling Group as its Independent Booksellers’ Children’s Book of the Month for...

The Death of Mrs Westaway

The Death of Mrs Westaway Shotlisted For The Audies

5 February, 2019

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The audiobook edition of Ruth Ware‘s The Death of Mrs Westaway, narrated by Imogen Church, has been shortlisted for the US-based 2019 APA Audie Awards. Mrs Westaway lands in the...

Just Jack

Just Jack Shortlisted for Portsmouth Book Award

4 February, 2019

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Kate Scott‘s Just Jack has been shortlisted for the Year 5 Portsmouth Book Award 2019. Just Jack features on the shortlist alongside titles by Tom Palmer, Steve Tasane, and Gill Lewis. The winner...

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