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Costa Book Award Winners 2013

Hilary Mantel continues to draw awards and acclaim, winning the Costa Novel Award for her masterpiece Bring Up the Bodies. Ms Mantel’s win is one of several firsts for the Costa Awards, with her becoming the first author to win both the … Continue reading

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“You wait 20 years for a Booker Prize and two come along at once.”

Hilary Mantel has won The Man Booker Prize for 2012 with the second in her trilogy about Henry VIII’s right hand man, Thomas Cromwell, Bring Up the Bodies.  The judges commended Bring Up the Bodies for its vitality, fierce intelligence … Continue reading

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Ned Kelly Award Winners

The winners of the 2012 Ned Kelly Awards were announced in Melbourne last week : Best Fiction : Pig Boy by J C Burke  Can be found on the Crime Fiction shelves at BURKE   Best First Fiction : The … Continue reading

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Wretched Writers Welcome – The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest 2012

“It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents — except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene … Continue reading

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Anna Funder wins the Miles Franklin

Last night Anna Funder was announced as the winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award, the most prestigious of all Australia’s literary prizes for the widely acclaimed All That I Am.     Ms Funder’s last book, Stasiland, a work … Continue reading

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