Category: Awards

Richard McGregor – Prime Minister’s Literary Awards winner 2018

ASIA’S RECKONING by Richard McGregor has won the PM’s award for best non fiction book of the year. The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards celebrate outstanding literary talent in Australia and the valuable contribution Australian literature and history makes to the nation’s cultural and intellectual life.

David Almond shortlisted for 2018 Costa Book Awards

Multi-award winning author, David Almond‘s beautiful novel THE COLOUR OF THE SUN has been shortlisted for the 2018 Costa Children’s Book Award. ‘…it embodies my constant astonishment at being alive in this beautiful, weird, extraordinary world.’ – David Almond

UK Literacy Association Longlist

We are delighted that three of our children’s authors are longlisted for the UK Literacy Association Awards. Stardust by Jeanne Willis has been chosen in the ages 3-6 category, The Children of Castle Rock by Natasha Farrant in the ages 7-11 category; and The Colour of the Sun by David Almond in the ages 12-16… Read more »

Stephen Jay Gould Award

We are delighted that Professor Tim Birkhead has been award the Stephen Jay Gould award for communicating science. Professor Birkhead received the award at a ceremony in Montpelier, France in August. Tim Birkhead is Professor of Behavioural Ecology at Sheffield University and a Fellow of the Royal Society. He has won several teaching awards in… Read more »

Plitt named a Rising Star

We are delighted that agent Carrie Plitt has been selected by The Bookseller as an industry Rising Star. The Bookseller pointed to Carrie’s success championing ‘thoughtful non-fiction’, ranging from Reni Eddo-Lodge’s bestselling, prize-winning Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race (itself the Bookseller‘s Non-Fiction Book of the Year), to BBC reporter David Robson’s… Read more »

French Award for Anna Hope

Anna Hope has won the 2018 Elle readers’ grand prix des lectrices for her second novel, The Ballroom. The Elle Readers’ Grand Prix was founded in 1970 and is chosen by readers. The Ballroom was published in January 2016 and was selected for Richard and Judy’s Autumn promotion. It has been translated into ten languages… Read more »

Flood of Awards for Reni Eddo-Lodge

Reni Eddo-Lodge‘s Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race has been in the Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller list for 35 consecutive weeks. In May Reni won the 2018 British Book Award for a work of Narrative Non-Fiction. The judges described the book as ‘brilliant’ and ‘breathtaking’. Reni received the prestigious award, known… Read more »