News & Events: Awards

Kenneth Steven’s prescient novel named on Portico Prize longlist

Kenneth Steven’s prescient novel named on Portico Prize longlist

Kenneth Steven’s 2020, a novel depicting Britain at breaking point, has been longlisted for the pres …

Juliana Mensah wins inaugural NorthBound Book Award

Juliana Mensah wins inaugural NorthBound Book Award

Gateshead-based writer and researcher Juliana Mensah has won the inaugural NorthBound Book Award as …

Ghost Trees longlisted for the Wainwright Prize

Ghost Trees longlisted for the Wainwright Prize

Bob Gilbert’s Ghost Trees has been longlisted for the prestigious Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize …

Ghost Trees longlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2019

Ghost Trees longlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2019

Bob Gilbert’s immersive nature book, Ghost Trees, has been longlisted for this year’s prestigious Ra …

As the Women Lay Dreaming shortlisted for Authors’ Club award

As the Women Lay Dreaming shortlisted for Authors’ Club award

Award-winning author and poet Donald S Murray has been shortlisted for the Authors’ Club Best First …

Two Saraband books longlisted for Highland Book Prize

Two Saraband books longlisted for Highland Book Prize

Donald S Murray’s As the Women Lay Dreaming and Mandy Haggith’s The Walrus Mutterer have both made t …

THIRD award shortlisting for In the Valley of the Sun

THIRD award shortlisting for In the Valley of the Sun

In the Valley of the Sun, Andy Davidson’s sublime literary horror, has been shortlisted for the Kill …

The Blackbird Diaries scoops prize at Lakeland Awards 2018

The Blackbird Diaries scoops prize at Lakeland Awards 2018

Karen Lloyd’s The Blackbird Diaries has won the Bookends Prize for Arts and Literature at this year’ …

The Blackbird Diaries shortlisted for Lakeland Book of the Year

The Blackbird Diaries shortlisted for Lakeland Book of the Year

Karen Lloyd’s The Blackbird Diaries has been named as a finalist for this year’s prestigious Lakelan …

Looking for Evelyn shortlisted for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize 2018

Looking for Evelyn shortlisted for the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize 2018

Maggie Ritchie’s literary romantic thriller Looking for Evelyn has been shortlisted for the prestigi …