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    The 10 winners of the 36th Whiting Awards, each of which comes with a $50,000 prize, were announced on April 14 in a virtual ceremony.

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  • 2021 International Booker Prize Longlist Announced

    This year's longlist for the U.K.'s International Booker Prize, an award for the best work of translated fiction, includes books from 11 languages and 12 countries. The prize offers £50,000, split evenly between author and translator.

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    On March 25, the National Book Critics Circle announced the winners in six categories for its annual awards honoring the best books of the previous publishing year in a moving event.

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  • 2021 Audie Award Winners Announced

    The Audio Publishers Association hosted the 26th annual Audie Awards virtually last night, making them open to the public for the first time. 'Piranesi,' by Susanna Clarke and narrated by Chiwetel Ejiofor, was named Audiobook of the Year.

  • Rona Jaffe Awards Discontinued

    The Rona Jaffe Foundation has discontinued its annual Writers' Award program, which awarded six women writers in the early stages of their work with $30,000 grants.

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