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Créme de la crime : Shortlist revealed for Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2021 | #TheakstonAward | @HarrogateFest

The six authors shortlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year are today unveiled after being chosen by a public vote and the prize Academy.  Now in its 17th year the most coveted prize in crime fiction – presented by Harrogate International Festivals – celebrates crime writing at its best, transporting readers around the world from…

Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 2021 Reveals Criminally Good Special Guest Line-Up Curated By Rebus Legend Ian Rankin | #TheakstonsCrime

Harrogate, 4 June 2021: Harrogate International Festivals is thrilled to reveal the killer Special Guest line-up for the world’s largest and most prestigious celebration of crime fiction, Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival.  The legendary long weekend will be the first major literary event to take place physically following the Government’s expected lifting of restrictions in…

Longlist revealed for UK’s most prestigious crime writing prize | Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2021 | @HarrogateFest @midaspr | #TheakstonAward

Today, the longlist of the UK and Ireland’s most prestigious crime novel award is unveiled with literary legends and dynamic debuts in contention for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. Now in its 17th year, the most coveted prize in crime fiction, presented by Harrogate International Festivals celebrates crime writing at its best.…

Record number of debuts on longlist for Dylan Thomas Prize 2021 | @dylanthomprize @midaspr | #SUDTP21

SWANSEA UNIVERSITY DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE 2021: DEBUTS AND FEMALE VOICES DOMINATE LONGLIST DIMA ALZAYAT | ROMALYN ANTE | FRANCES CHA | RYE CURTIS | NAOISE DOLAN | AKWAEKE EMEZI | WILL HARRIS CAOILINN HUGHES | GABRIEL KRAUZE | CATHERINE LACEY | RAVEN LEILANI | KATE ELIZABETH RUSSELL http://www.swansea.ac.uk/dylan-thomas-prize | #SUDTP21 | @dylanthomprize | Images & further…

Bookshop.org UK Launches, Helping local Bookshops Take On Amazon in Critical Christmas Shopping Period

150 Independent Bookshops Across UK Join New Alternative Online Bookshop for Socially Conscious Shoppers London. 2 November 2020. Bookshop (www.Bookshop.org) – a new online platform with the mission to offer socially conscious online shoppers an alternative to Amazon by financially supporting independent bookshops – officially launches to British customers today. Independent bookshops, facing an existential threat due to…

NEW BLOOD 2020 : Val McDermid tips crime fiction’s rising stars | @HarrogateFest @midaspr

Harrogate, Thursday 18 June 2020: The undisputed ‘Queen of Crime’ Val McDermid has unveiled the hotly tipped ‘New Blood’ authors for 2020, showcasing the year’s best breakout crime writing talent: –          Deepa Anappara – Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line (Chatto & Windus) –          Elizabeth Kay – Seven Lies (Sphere) –          Jessica Moor – Keeper (Penguin) –          Trevor Wood – The Man on the Street (Quercus) Since 2004, the best-selling Scottish…

Shortlist unveiled for Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year – Vote for the final winner! | #TheakstonAward

THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2020: INTERNATIONAL SHORTLIST REVEALED FOR CRIME WRITING’S PREMIERE PRIZE You can cast your vote here: harrogatetheakstoncrimeaward.com Harrogate, Tuesday 9 June 2020: The shortlist for the 16th Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year has been announced, taking the reader on an international crime spree from New York to…

Theakston Old Peculiar Crime Novel of the Year : Longlist Revealed | @HarrogateFest @midaspr | #TheakstonAward

THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2020 LONGLIST REVEALED FOR UK’S MOST PRESTIGIOUS CRIME WRITING PRIZE Harrogate, 7 May 2020: Today, the longlist of the UK and Ireland’s most prestigious crime novel award is unveiled with literary legends and dynamic debuts in contention for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year……