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Sandstone Press has been shortlisted
for The Paperback Bookshop Trade Publisher of the
Year in the IPG's Independent Publishing Awards
Christine Wilson, Publications Officer at Historic Environment
Scotland, is one of The Bookseller's Rising Stars of 2020.
Witherby Publishing Group, the Postgraduate Publishing
Programmes at Edinburgh Napier University and the Centre for
International Publishing and Communication at the University of
Stirling have launched two Publishing Scholarships for the academic year
2020-21. The scholarships have been established to support
individuals from under-represented or disadvantaged backgrounds to
undertake a postgraduate degree in Publishing.
The winners of the British Book Awards 2020 were announced at a
virtual ceremony on 29 June 2020. Members Sandstone
Press, Jenny Brown, Scottish Book Trust and
HarperCollins were in the running for awards:
White Eagles by Elizabeth Wein (Barrington
Stoke) is shortlisted for the Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2021. The winner
will be announced on 31 March 2021.
The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
(Canongate Books) will be one of the titles in BBC2 bookclub Between the Covers which launches on Friday 9
The Baillie Gifford Prize 2020
longlist includes two titles from HarperCollins imprints:
One Two Three Four: The Beatles in
Time by Craig Brown (4th Estate) and Our Bodies, Their Battlefield: What War Does to
Women by Christina Lamb (William Collins).
Whirligig by Andrew James Greig
(Fledgling Press) is shortlisted for the McIlvanney Prize 2020.
The Art of Dying by Ambrose Parry
(Canongate) is shortlisted for the McIlvanney Prize 2020.
The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste
(Canongate Books) is longlisted for the Booker Prize 2020.
Like Flies from Afar by K
Ferrari, translated by Adrian Nathan West (Canongate Books) is
shortlisted for the CWA Crime Fiction in Translation Dagger
My Name is Why by Lemn Sissay
(Canongate Books) is shortlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize 2020. The winner will be
announced on 15 October.
Cricket 2.0 by Tim Wigmore and
Freddie Wilde (Polaris Publishing) is the winner of the
Heartaches Cricket Book of the Year 2020 at the Telegraph Sports
Book Awards. Another Polaris Publishing book - Behind the Dragon by Ross Harries -
was shortlisted for Rugby Book of the Year at the same
Lark by Anthony McGowan (Barrington
Stoke) is the winner of The CILIP Carnegie Medal
2020. Edinburgh-based Barrington Stoke is the first
Scottish publisher to receive the CILIP Carnegie Medal in its
Award-winning author and poet Donald S Murray has won the
Society of Authors' Paul Torday Memorial Prize for his debut novel
As the Women Lay Dreaming
Armistice Runner by Tom Palmer
(Barrington Stoke) won the Middle School Award at the Ysgol Bae Baglan Book Awards 2020.
A work published by Luna Press Publishing in Edinburgh has been
shortlisted for the NOMMO Awards for Speculative Fiction by
Africans. It is: "Incompleteness Theories" in Incomplete Solutions by Wole Talabi
The Crown Agent by Stephen O'Rourke
(Sandstone Press) is shortlisted for the Bloody Scotland Crime
Debut of the Year. The winner will be announced on Friday 18