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Booker Prize: Novelist and bookshop worker Fiona Mozley on shortlist

September 13, 2017 12:09 pm0 comments
Booker Prize: Novelist and bookshop worker Fiona Mozley on shortlist

Media playback is unsupported on your device A 29-year-old writer who works part-time at a bookshop in York has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for her debut novel. Fiona Mozley, the second-youngest author to be up for the prestigious literary prize, wrote Elmet while commuting between London and […]

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Baileys Prize reveals 'daring and intimate' shortlist

April 3, 2017 9:37 pm0 comments
Baileys Prize reveals 'daring and intimate' shortlist

This year’s shortlist for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction has been described by the judges as “daring and intimate”. The six-strong list features one previous winner, Linda Grant, and one first-time novelist, Ayobami Adebayo. Three British writers are joined by one Canadian, one Nigerian and one US author. This […]

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Brit Awards: Critics' Choice shortlist announced

December 1, 2016 10:10 pm0 comments
Brit Awards: Critics' Choice shortlist announced

Before they were famous, Adele, Sam Smith, James Bay and Florence + The Machine were earmarked for success by the Brits Critics’ Choice award. Now three new acts are vying for the title as the prize marks its 10th anniversary. Pop diva Dua Lipa, blues singer Rag N Bone Man […]

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BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016: Shortlist of 16 revealed for award

November 28, 2016 11:53 am0 comments
BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016: Shortlist of 16 revealed for award

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016 Venue: Genting Arena, Birmingham Date: Sunday, 18 December Time: From 18:40 GMT Coverage: BBC One, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Sport website Sixteen contenders have been shortlisted for the 2016 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. They will go forward to a […]

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Hilary Mantel makes BBC Short Story Award shortlist

September 16, 2016 1:27 pm0 comments
Hilary Mantel makes BBC Short Story Award shortlist

Hilary Mantel has been shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award for a second time. The Booker Prize-winning author of Wolf Hall is joined on the all-female list by Lavinia Greenlaw and KJ Orr, who have also been shortlisted once before. Tahmima Anam and Claire-Louise Bennett are also in […]

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Man Booker prize: Deborah Levy makes shortlist

September 13, 2016 3:09 am0 comments
Man Booker prize: Deborah Levy makes shortlist

Previous Man Booker prize nominee Deborah Levy has made it on to this year’s shortlist for novel Hot Milk. Levy is joined on the list by debut US novelist Ottessa Moshfegh, recognised for her book Eileen. Paul Beatty, Graeme Macrae Burnet, David Szalay and Madeleine Thien also make the list. […]

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Edinburgh Comedy Awards shortlist announced

August 25, 2016 12:49 am0 comments
Edinburgh Comedy Awards shortlist announced

The shortlist for this year’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards has been revealed. It includes James Acaster – nominated for the fifth year in a row – for his show, Reset. Among the other eight nominees for best comedy show are Nish Kumar and Keiran Hodgson, who were both shortlisted last year. […]

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Anne Enright makes Baileys shortlist

April 11, 2016 8:25 pm0 comments
Anne Enright makes Baileys shortlist

This year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist features one previously shortlisted author, Anne Enright, and three debut writers. Margaret Mountford, chair of judges, said the final six were chosen after “a long and often passionate debate”. Cynthia Bond, Lisa McInerney and Hannah Rothschild are the debut writers, while Hanya […]

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Redmayne and Smith on Bafta shortlist

January 8, 2016 6:48 am0 comments
Redmayne and Smith on Bafta shortlist

Bafta Film Awards: Eddie Redmayne and Dame Maggie Smith nominated 8 January 2016 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright Focus Features Image caption Both Eddie Redmayne (left) and Alicia Vikander have been nominated for The Danish Girl Eddie Redmayne is aiming for a Bafta double after being nominated […]

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Sports Personality shortlist named

November 30, 2015 2:17 pm1 comment

Sports Personality 2015: The 12 contenders BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2015 Date: Sunday, 20 December. Venue: SSE Arena, Belfast. Coverage: BBC One, Radio 5 live, BBC Sport website. Twelve contenders have been shortlisted for the 2015 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on 20 December. Athletes Jessica […]

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