Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize

The Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize is the United Kingdom‘s only literary award for comic literature. Established in 2000 and named in honour of P. G. Wodehouse, past winners include Paul Torday in 2007 with Salmon Fishing in the Yemen and Marina Lewycka with A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian 2005 and Jasper Fforde for The Well of Lost Plots in 2004. Gary Shteyngart was the first American winner in 2011.[1] The Prize is […]

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Hawthornden Prize

From Encyclopedia of English Literature The Hawthornden Prize is a British literary award that was established in 1919 by Alice Warrender.[1] It is funded by a trust established by her.[2] Authors under the age of 41[3] are awarded on the quality of their “imaginative literature” which can be written in either poetry or prose.[4] The Hawthornden Committee awards the Prize annually for a work […]

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