Category: Awards

‘Kat Wolfe Investigates’ shortlisted – Best Crime Novel for Children

KAT WOLFE INVESTIGATES by Lauren St John has been shortlisted for CrimeFest’s Best Crime Novel for Children (8-12) in the 2019 awards. Eligible titles were submitted by publishers, and reviewers of fiction for children and young adults voted to establish the shortlist and the winning title. Winners will be announced on 11th May. Best Crime… Read more »

Jonathan Coe wins BAUER award 2019 in Italy

Jonathan Coe attended a speaking event with Flavio Gregori and a dinner with members of the Italian public as part of Crosses of Civilisation, an International Festival of Literature in Venice hosted by Ca ‘Foscari University of Venice where he was presented with the BAUER award. “From the first year of life, Incroci di civiltà celebrated… Read more »

MURMUR and IN EXTREMIS shortlisted for the James Tait Black Fiction Prize

We are delighted that MURMUR (CB Editions) by Will Eaves and  IN EXTREMIS: THE LIFE OF WAR CORRESPONDENT MARIE COLVIN (Chatto and Windus) by Lindsey Hilsum has been shortlisted for the James Tait Black Fiction Prize. This is a historic shortlist as the prize celebrates its centenary this year, making it the longest-running literary prize… Read more »

Will Eaves’ MURMUR wins Republic of Consciousness prize

Will Eaves with MURMUR (CB Editions) is one of two prize winners for the Republic of Consciousness prize 2019 along with Alex Pheby, LUCIA (Galley Beggar Press). They won £3,500 each, with £2,500 going to the press and £1,000 to the author. The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses rewards the best fiction published by publishers… Read more »

MURMUR and I AM DYNAMITE! longlisted for Rathbones Folio Prize

Murmur (CB Editions) by Will Eaves, and Sue Prideaux’s I AM DYNAMITE – A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche (Faber) have been longlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize. Open to English-language writers from around the world, the Rathbones Folio Prize, which rewards the best work of literature published in the UK, is the only literary prize… Read more »

MURMUR shortlisted for Wellcome Book Prize

Will Eaves’ Alan Turing-inspired novel Murmur (CB Editions) has been shortlisted for the 10th anniversary of the Wellcome Book Prize celebrating the best new books that illuminate the many ways that health, medicine and illness touch our lives. Inspired by the life of Alan Turing, Murmur by Will Eaves fictionalises the devastating period before the mathematician’s suicide in an… Read more »

‘MURMUR’ shortlisted for Republic of Consciousness Prize

The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses rewards the best fiction published by publishers with fewer than 5 full-time employees, yearly. We are thrilled that MURMUR by Will Eaves,  published by CB Editions has been shortlisted for the prize. Each press on the shortlist is awarded £1000, and all of the shortlisted authors take… Read more »

Sally Gardner and David Almond make the longlist for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2019

MY SIDE OF THE DIAMOND by Sally Gardner (Hot Key Books) and THE COLOUR OF THE SUN by David Almond (Hodder Children’s Books) have been longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2019 The lists were selected from a total of 254 nominations by youth librarians from across the UK and Alison Brumwell, chair of the judging panel, said:… Read more »

Tim Harford gives a TED talk, and wins a Japanese Office Furniture Award

Tim Harford, whose writings reveal the economic ideas behind everyday experiences has given a TED talk – A Powerful Way to Unleash your Natural Creativity. “What can we learn from the world’s most enduringly creative people? They “slow-motion multitask,” actively juggling multiple projects and moving between topics as the mood strikes — without feeling hurried…. Read more »

In Extremis by Lindsey Hilsum shortlisted for two awards

IN EXTREMIS: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF THE WAR CORRESPONDENT MARIE COLVIN by Lindsey Hilsum, has been shortlisted for the Plutarch Award 2019 from Biographers International Organization in the US, a literary organization devoted to biographers and biography. The award honours the best biography published in 2018 and is the only international literary award judged and presented by… Read more »