Alan Ball Local History Awards

he Alan Ball Local History Awards in the United Kingdom exist to recognise outstanding contributions in local historypublishing (both in print and in new media), and to encourage the publishing of such works by public libraries and local authorities.[1] The awards were established in the 1980s[2] and are run by the Library Services Trust.[1] They are named after the local history author and former chief librarian of the Harrow […]

Continue Reading

Kitschies

The Kitschies are British literary prizes presented annually for “the year’s most progressive, intelligent and entertaining works that contain elements of the speculative or fantastic.” Works that were published in the United Kingdom in the year of the award are eligible.[1] Contents  [hide]  1 Awards and criteria 2 Jury 3 Recipients 3.1 Red Tentacle (best novel) 3.2 Golden Tentacle (best debut novel) 3.3 Inky […]

Continue Reading