Literature Prizes

National Book Awards of Scotland: Ely Percy’s coming-of-age novel Duck Feet named Scottish Book of the Year

Ely Percy’s novel Duck Feet was named Scottish Book of the Year. Duck Feet from Ely Percy, who had to relearn to read and write after suffering a brain injury at the age of 14, has been named the overall winner of Scotland’s National Book Awards. Located in Percy’s home …

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‘Russian Seasons’ cultural project arrives in Seoul

The “Russian Seasons”, a cultural project that links Russia with other countries, is in South Korea this year. This follows the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations last year and the designation of 2020 and 2021 as special years of cultural exchange. “Cultural exchanges further promote the exchange …

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Announcement of the winners of the USM Graduate School three-minute thesis competition

Mon 11/22/2021 – 3:27 PM | By: David Tisdale The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Graduate School hosted its eighth annual Three-Minute Thesis Competition (3MT) from November 3-4 in a hybrid format, with participants making presentations online and in person. Nearly 40 students, including four online students who participated virtually, …

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What I’m reading: David Lowe, author on climate change

She is a killer by Kirsten McDougal This novel by New Zealand writer Kirsten McDougal takes the reader into a dystopian world damaged by climate change and in the near future Aotearoa invaded by wealthy immigrants, the “Wealthugees”. Alice fights for existence struggling with sky-high prices, a mundane job, a …

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Jason Mott and Tiya Miles win National Book Awards – Sentinel and Enterprise

NEW YORK (AP) – Jason Mott’s “Hell of a Book”, a surreal meta-narrative about an author’s promotional tour and his haunted past and present, won the National Book Award for fiction – a twist that Mott had not imagined for himself. “Hell of a Book” is a satirical version of …

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Announcement of the 2021 National Book Awards winners

Jason Mott won the Fiction Award for his novel “Hell of a Book” at the 2021 Virtual National Book Awards on Wednesday night, held at the offices of Penguin Random House. “The hell of a book” opens with the story of a black author traveling the country to promote his …

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BREAKING: ARTES MUNDI partners with BAGRI FOUNDATION to present the 10th and 11th editions of the UK’s biggest international art prize + exhibition

Installation view: Artes Mundi 9 (2021). Foreground: Firelei Báez; background: Prabhakar Pachpute at Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Caerdydd – National Museum Cardiff. Photography: Stuart Whipps. It has been announced that the Bagri Foundation will be the presenting partner of Artes Mundi 10 (2023) and Artes Mundi 11 (2025). This collaboration will be …

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Egyptian editions help Arab writers reach new readers

Tanmia began publishing books by foreign authors to Egypt in 2016, he said, “after realizing readers’ thirst for Arab works which have won major literary prizes.” Lotfy began in this regard with the novel “Destinies: Holocaust and Nakba ConcertoBy Palestinian writer Rabai Al-Madhoun after winning the International Prize for Arab …

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Raise a drink at the Mennonite Cocktail Book

You might think that a book on Mennonite cocktails would be as thin as a volume titled Tasteful decorating tips from Donald Trump, but Toronto writer and blogger SL Klassen proves that this assumption is false with Menno-Nightcaps: cocktails inspired by this strange ethno-religious group that you always confuse with …

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Memory celebrates the life of Ritu Nanda

The memoir of Raj Kapoor’s daughter, Ritu Nanda, takes a closer look at her life and the various roles she has played, including that of insurance advisor and creator of the popular Niky Tasha line of kitchenettes. Written by Sathya Saran, “Being Ritu: The Unforgettable Story of Ritu Nanda” was …

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Czech morning brief: headlines from October 25, 2021

Politics: The Senate could discuss the president’s health on November 9 The Czech Senate is considering November 9 as a possible date for an extraordinary session on the state of health of hospitalized President MiloÅ¡ Zeman, said Senate President MiloÅ¡ Vystrčil (ODS). The Senate session would focus on Zeman’s ability …

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Mirror Project – SupChina

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AURA Istanbul conferences Saturday: Juhani Pallasmaa & Hüseyin Yanar “Art in Architecture”

AURA Istanbul conferences Saturday: Juhani Pallasmaa & Hüseyin Yanar “Art in Architecture” Designed by Cem Günübek To share To share Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/970523/aura-istanbul-saturday-conferences-juhani-pallasmaa-and-huseyin-yanar-art-in-architecture The opening conference of the “AURA on Saturdays” series in the fall semester 2021 will welcome architect, professor emeritus, writer Juhani Pallasmaa and …

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Some surprises at the 2021 Nobel Prizes

Maria Ressa is the first Filipina to win the Nobel Prize. Photo – Eloisa Lopez / Reuters It is not surprising that the only woman awarded is María Ressa, one of the Nobel Peace Prize laureates. By Melba Castillo A. (Confidential) HAVANA TIMES – Every year it is interesting to …

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2021 Nobel Laureates: Complete List

Each October, committees in Sweden and Norway award six Nobel Prizes, each recognizing a revolutionary contribution from an individual or organization in a specific field. Prizes are awarded for physiology or medicine, physics, chemistry, economics, literature and peace work. The winners receive a diploma and a medal, and each prize …

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Abdulrazak Gurnah receives the Nobel Prize for Literature

STOCKHOLM (AP) – UK-based Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah, whose work explores the profound impact of migration on uprooted people and the places they settle, won the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday. The Swedish Academy said the reward was in recognition of Gurnah’s “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects …

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“He wrote to change the world for the better”

Serajul Islam Choudhury says about Abul Mansur Ahmad Staff Correspondent Sun Oct 3, 2021 12:00 AM The winners of the essay competition on eminent writer-historian Abul Mansur Ahmad as well as dignitaries at the Daily Star Center in the capital yesterday. At the event, organized by Abul Mansur Ahmad Smriti …

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UT Southwestern Diabetes Expert Recommends Paradigm Shift in Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes to Focus on Weight Loss: Newsroom

DALLAS – September 30, 2021 – An international panel of experts from four renowned diabetes research centers, including UT Southwestern Medical Center, reviewed the current literature and recommends a critical change in the treatment of type 2 diabetes to ensure focus first on obesity and second blood sugar control. Endocrinologist …

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Kingston Library News | Libraries

KINGSTON – Our hours are: Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Security protocol : The Board of Selectmen recommends wearing a mask in city buildings. When you attend …

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Hindi Department of KU Organizes “Hindi Diwas”

Hindi Department of KU Organizes “Hindi Diwas” Posted on Sep 29, 2021 | Author RK News Srinagar, September 28: The Department of Hindi at the University of Kashmir held a function on Tuesday to celebrate “Hindi Diwas”. Vice-Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad presided over the ceremony as the main guest, while …

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Royston Arts Festival 2021 in pictures

Royston’s first hybrid arts festival was a success – organizers achieved their goal of hosting mostly live events. Royston Arts Festival – Royston Town Band – Credit: Karyn Haddon The festival is hosted by Creative Royston – the team has yet to finalize attendance figures, but chairman Carl Filby said …

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Hindi Diwas Desh Bhakti Kavyapath Pratiyogita in CLUJ

Jammu September 27: (KNS) Department of Student Welfare, Cluster University of Jammu organized a virtual Desh Bhakti Kavyapath Pratiyogita to commemorate Hindi Diwas as part of Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav under the patronage of Professor Bechan Lal, vice- chancellor, CLUJ. According to a statement released to the Kashmir News Service …

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Freshman creates the first poetry club on campus

Rollins freshman Liam King (’25) founded the first poetry club on campus this semester. Fox Slam debuts under the supervision of English teacher Dr. Vidhu Aggarwal. King’s interest in poetry began during his freshman year of high school when he joined the poetry club there. Although the club was short …

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Shooter kills 1 himself in US supermarket, 12 injured

Reuters Fri Sep 24, 2021 10:36 AM Emergency personnel respond to a shooting at a Kroger supermarket in suburb of Memphis, Tennessee, United States on September 23, 2021. Photo: Reuters “> Emergency personnel respond to a shooting at a Kroger supermarket in suburb of Memphis, Tennessee, United States on September …

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Doerr, Powers on long list of fiction for National Book Awards | Books

This photo combination shows eight of the ten nominees on the National Book Awards drama list, top row from left, Anthony Doerr’s “Cloud Cuckoo Land,” Lauren Groff’s “Matrix,” Laird’s “Zorrie” Hunt, Robert Jones, Jr. ‘ s “The Prophets,” bottom row from left, “Intimacies” by Katie Kitamura, “The Souvenir Museum” by …

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Women Who Break Boundaries Celebrated at Roundtable

Emilie Cousines | Photographer By Emily Cousins ​​| Editor-in-chief Baylor faculty and staff introduced and discussed ten pioneering women at the sixth annual conference Panel of women to break the limits Thursday. Organized by the Women and Gender Studies Program, the event was organized to celebrate the achievements of women. …

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1975 by Valda Organ | Radio-Canada books

Valda Organ is longlisted for the CBC Nonfiction Prize 2021 for 1975. The 2021 CBC Nonfiction Prize winner will receive $ 6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, have their work published on Radio-Canada books and have the opportunity to attend a two-week writing residency at Banff Center for …

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Opportunities and Rewards | ArtsHub Australia

OPPORTUNITIES Jump to:THE WINNERS OF THE WEEKPRESELECTED AND FINALISTS REWARDS: Creative writing competition for young Australian writers Focusing on the challenges and resilience of post-pandemic recovery, young writers are invited to submit a creative writing article showcasing authentic experiences and feelings and promoting positive mental well-being. The competition is open …

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Amanda Awards “Ninjababy”, “The Painter and the Thief” Biggest Winners – The Madison Leader Gazette

After a stellar year winning awards in Berlin, South by Southwest, Edinburgh and Melbourne, “Ninjababy” continued its award streak by winning Norway’s top accolades for domestic films, the Amanda Awards. Their awards ceremony kicked off the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund on Saturday evening. The second feature film from …

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Sally Magnusson at the Edinburgh Book Festival, Anne Pia celebrates Baudelaire and other Scottish book short stories

The winner of the James Tait Black Prize will be announced live at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on Wednesday 25 August. Author and broadcaster Sally Magnusson will host a special pre-recorded event, where the eight shortlisted authors will discuss their books. The live announcement will follow. The shortlisted authors …

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Interview: Hemant Divate, co-founder, Poetrywala

What is the origin of the idea behind the newly formed Poetrywala Foundation? Poetry publishing in India is a non-profit activity. It is a movement. It is in this perspective that I and Smruti became publishers. In Marathi, we took out magazines Abhidha (1992) then Abhidha Nantar (1998-2008). Abhidha Nantar …

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Eight State Literary Prize Winners Named

Eight Ohio authors – or authors who write on Ohio topics – were honored by the 2021 Ohioana Book Awards. The awards, first awarded in 1942, are among the oldest state literary prizes in the country. The awards ceremony, tentatively scheduled to be an in-person event, is scheduled for Oct. …

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Festival Logo Design Contest – Henley Standard

CHILDREN and young people are invited to design the logo for next year’s Henley Youth Festival. The winning design will appear on all print and digital literature relating to the event, which will be held in March. It will also feature prominently on the festival’s website, at performances and in …

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“Maidan was the best time of my life:” meet Andriy Lyubka, the rising star of Ukrainian literature – The Calvert Journal

Carbide, Lyubka’s 2015 hit, takes place shortly after the revolution. It was shortlisted for the BBC Ukraine Book of the Year 2015 award, one of the country’s most prestigious literary awards. The English translation of Reilly Costigan Humes and Isaac Stackhouse Wheeler’s novel was recently released by Jantar in 2020; …

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Alice Munro, master of the short story, at 90

Dear Life was the title Munro gave to his 2012 short story collection – possibly his last. Some stories are inspired by the author’s life. If the other stories also explore the destinies of women, you never get the impression that feminism was the main issue. Alice Munro has published …

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Science exit

Comment marinasb 11 hours ago – When I worked as a show producer for the BBC, I became deeply aware of the disconnect between science and people. In the BBC’s vast array of programming, science and scientists seemed to be in a box of their own. They lived in ivory …

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