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Rathbones Folio Prize 2023 shortlist announced.

The shortlist for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2023 was announced on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. Here are the writers of African descent who made the cut.  The Rathbones Folio Prize, worth £30,000, is a literary award currently sponsored by Rathbones Investment Management that first ran in 2014–2015. Previous winners have been George Saunders, Akhil Sharma, […]

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Margo Jefferson, David Santos Donaldson on Carnegie Medals for Excellence 2023 shortlist

Margo Jefferson and David Santos Donaldson are on the shortlists for the Carnegie Medals for Excellence 2023 announced on November 15, 2022. The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were established to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. in the previous year in 2012. […]

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Windham-Campbell Prize 2022 winners announced

The winners of the Windham-Campbell Prize 2022 have been announced today, March 29, 2022. Here are the six writers of African descent who made the list. The Windham-Campbell Prize was established in 2013 with a gift from the late Donald Windham in memory of his partner of 40 years, Sandy M. Campbell.  English language writers […]