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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King Felipe and Queen Letizia conclude historic state visit to Sweden – Royal Central

The second and final day of King Felipe and Queen Letizia’s state visit to Sweden came just hours after the brilliant state banquet. Thursday, November 25 began with separate engagements for King Felipe and Queen Letizia. The king held a first meeting with Swedish entrepreneurs, which was followed by the …

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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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