Category Archives: Literary Prizes

Man Booker International winner – 2019

Congratulations to writer Jokha Alharthi and translator Marilyn Booth for winning the Man Booker International prize for Alharthi’s novel Celestial Bodies. The £50,000 prize has been divided equally between its author and translator. Jokha Alharthi, the first female Omani novelist … Continue reading

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2019 Stella Prize Shortlist

Congratulations to all of the Stella Prize shortlisted authors. The Stella Prize is presented for the best work of fiction or nonfiction by an Australian woman published in the previous calendar year.With $50,000 prize money on the line, there is … Continue reading

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Man Booker Prize 2018 – The winner announced

Congratulations to Anna Burns for her unconventional novel Milkman, winner of the 2018 Man Booker, and recipient of a £50,000 prize. ‘None of us has ever read anything like this before. Anna Burns’ utterly distinctive voice challenges conventional thinking and form … Continue reading

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Golden Man Booker Prize Winner

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje has won the Golden Man Booker Prize. This special one-off prize was chosen by the public to celebrate 50 years of the Booker prize. All previous winners were considered by a panel of five specially appointed … Continue reading

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The Golden Man Booker Prize

Fancy voting for the best ever Booker prize winner? To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the awards you can participate in choosing  the winner of the Golden Man Booker prize. The shortlist was selected by 5 judges, each assigned a … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s Literary Awards 2017

This year marks 10 years since the first Prime Minister’s Literary Awards took place in 2008. Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull and Minister for the Arts Mitch Fifield have announced the shortlist for the 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. The 30 … Continue reading

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2017 Man Booker International winner announced

A Horse Walks into a Bar An excellent title, and now we are assured an excellent read, Israeli author David Grossman’s A Horse Walks into a Bar has been awarded the Man Booker International Prize for 2017. Translated by Jessica Cohen and … Continue reading

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