2019 German Book Prize Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2019 German Book Prize, Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić for ‘Origins.’

For more visit:
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/10/sasa-stanisic-wins-2019-german-book-prize/

2019 TS Eliot Prize Shortlist


The link below is to an article taking a look at the shortlist for the 2019 T. S. Eliot Prize for poetry.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/oct/17/ts-eliot-prize-shortlist-jay-bernard-sharon-olds-anthony-anaxagorou

Shortlist for the 2019 JCB Prize for Literature (India)


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the shortlist for India’s richest literary award, the JCB Prize for Literature.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/16/141212/shortlist-for-indias-jcb-prize-for-literature-announced/

2019 Victorian Premier’s History Award Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2019 Vctorian Premier’s History Award – Phil Roberts for ‘Avenue of Memories.’

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/15/140846/phil-roberts-wins-victorian-premiers-history-award-for-avenue-of-memories/

2019 PEN International Writer of Courage


English PEN in London has named Ethiopian writer, blogger, and democracy activist Befeqadu Hailu, the 2019 PEN International Writer of Courage.

For more visit:
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/10/lemn-sissay-designates-befeqadu-hailu-as-pen-writer-of-courage-2019/

2019 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards Winners


The links below are to articles reporting on the 2019 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards (the latest are at the top).

For more visit:
https://www.booktopia.com.au/blog/2019/10/23/see-all-the-winners-of-the-2019-prime-ministers-literary-awards/
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/23/141529/winners-announced-for-pms-literary-awards-2019/
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/10/140434/too-much-lip-shortlisted-for-pm-and-qld-literary-awards/

2019 Gordon Burn Prize Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2019 Gordon Prize.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/oct/11/david-keenan-for-the-good-times-gordon-burn-prize

2019 Top Watty Award Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2019 Top Watty Award, Sheila Bravo for ‘Historically Inaccurate.’>

For more visit:
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/10/wattpad-10th-anniversary-watty-awards-won-by-immigration-novel/

Shortlist for the 2019 Richell Prize


Hachette Australia has announced the shortlist for the 2019 Richell Prize for emerging writers – the link below is to an article reporting on the shortlist.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/07/140405/richell-prize-2019-shortlist-announced/