Tag: Brit Bennett

  • Writers of African descent on Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2021 shortlist.

    Writers of African descent on Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2021 shortlist.

    Olive Otele, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Brit Bennett, and Akwaeke Emezi are on the shortlists for the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2021 announced on Friday, May 28, 2021. The Orwell Prizes, named in honour of English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic George Orwell, are the UK’s most prestigious prizes for political writing. The Orwell Foundation annually…

  • Writers of African descent on UK’s Women’s Prize for Literature 2021 shortlist.

    Writers of African descent on UK’s Women’s Prize for Literature 2021 shortlist.

    Yaa Gyasi, Cherie Jones, and Brit Bennett are on the shortlist of the Women’s Prize for Literature 2021 announced on April 28, 2021. The Women’s Prize for Fiction, started in 1996, is awarded annually to a female author of any nationality for the best original full-length novel written in English and published in the United…

  • Writers of African descent on Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2021 longlist.

    Writers of African descent on Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2021 longlist.

    Olive Otele, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Brit Bennett, Monique Roffey, and Akwaeke Emezi are on the longlist for the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction 2021 announced today, April 9, 2021. The Orwell Prizes, named in honour of English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic George Orwell, are the UK’s most prestigious prizes for political writing. The Orwell Foundation…

  • Dublin International Literary Award 2021 longlist announced

    Dublin International Literary Award 2021 longlist announced

    Brit Bennett, Sara Collins, Bernardine Evaristo, and Colson Whitehead are on the longlist for the Dublin International Literary Award 2021 announced on February 4, 2021. The Dublin International Literary Award is awarded annually for a novel written in English or translated into English. The prize worth €100,000, sponsored by the Dublin City Council, Ireland, is…