2019 Kirkus Prize Winners


The link below is to an article reporting on the winners of the 2019 Kirkus Prize.

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https://lithub.com/and-the-winners-of-this-years-50000-kirkus-prize-are/

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/

2019 Booker Prize Controversy


The links below are to further articles relating to this year’s Booker Prize controversy.

For more visit:
https://bookriot.com/2019/10/25/2019-booker-prize/
https://bookriot.com/2019/10/21/literary-prizes-should-not-have-co-winners/

2019 Inky Awards


The link below is to an article reporting on the 2019 Inky Awards, including the winner of the Gold Inky Award, Lynette Noni for ‘Whisper.’

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/09/19/139289/lynette-noni-wins-gold-inky-award/

2019 Not the Booker Prize Winner


The links below are to articles regarding the 2019 ‘Not the Booker Prize’ winner, Lara Williams, for her debut novel ‘Supper Club.’

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/sep/30/not-the-booker-supper-club-by-lara-williams-review-daring-and-sharp
https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2019/oct/11/not-the-booker-prize-2019-winner-live
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/17/141345/supper-club-wins-2019-not-the-booker/

Peter Handke Reacts to Criticism of His Nobel Prize for Literature Win


The link below is to an article reporting on the reaction of Peter Handke to criticism of his winning of the Nobel Prize for Literature.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/oct/16/peter-handke-hits-out-at-criticism-of-nobel-win

2019 Ngaio Marsh Award Winner


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2019 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel, Fiona Kidman for ‘This Mortal Boy.’

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/09/16/139302/ngaio-marsh-award-2019-winners-announced/

More on the 2019 Booker Prize


The links below are to articles reporting on the shock joint winners of the Booker Prize for 2019, Margaret Atwood for The Testaments and Bernardine Evaristo for Girl, Woman, Other.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/oct/15/booker-winners-bernardine-evaristo-margaret-atwood-rule-breaking
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/oct/15/bernardine-evaristo-margaret-atwood-share-booker-prize-award

It’s All About The Booker


The latest big news in the book world, following on from the controversy surrounding the 2019 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, are the dual winners of the 2019 Booker Prize. The links below are to articles reporting on the joint winners of the 2019 Booker Prize – Margaret Atwood (The Testaments) and Bernardine Evaristo (Girl, Woman, Other).

For more visit:
https://www.booktopia.com.au/blog/2019/10/15/atwood-and-evaristo-share-the-2019-booker-prize/
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/10/booker-prize-for-fiction-2019-goest-to-two-authors-maragaret-atwood-bernadine-evaristo/
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/15/140850/atwood-evaristo-tie-for-booker-prize-2019/
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/oct/14/booker-prize-judges-break-the-rules-and-insist-on-joint-winners
https://bookriot.com/2019/10/15/2019-booker-prize-winners/
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/2019-booker-prize-joint-winners-margaret-atwood-bernardine-evaristo/