October 26, 2021

Literature Journal

World literature news

International Rubery Book Award

he Rubery International Book Award is the largest cash award for books published by independent publishers and self published authors in Great Britain.[1] The London Review of Books described it as “independent publishing’s response to the Booktrust and the Orange Prize.[2] The Alliance of Independent Authors describes the award as: ‘holders of the respected Rubery Award […] should be considered to have a quality endorsement.’ Opening up to Indie Authors In 2012, the award attracted submissions from five continents.[3]

Current and prior judges include Booker shortlisted author Clare Morrall; publisher of Tindal Stree

he Rubery International Book Award is the largest cash award for books published by independent publishers and self published authors in Great Britain.[1] The London Review of Books described it as “independent publishing’s response to the Booktrust and the Orange Prize.[2] The Alliance of Independent Authors describes the award as: ‘holders of the respected Rubery Award […] should be considered to have a quality endorsement.’ Opening up to Indie Authors In 2012, the award attracted submissions from five continents.[3]

Current and prior judges include Booker shortlisted author Clare Morrall; publisher of Tindal Street Press Alan Mahar; judge for the critically acclaimed international Arthur C. Clarke Award Pauline Morgan; American literature and Creative Writing lecturer, Paul McDonald; Poet and Stand winner Jeff Phelps, Gaynor Arnold who was longlisted for the Booker Prize and the Orange Prize (now the Bailey’s); Acclaimed short story writer and novelist, Judith Allnatt; Children’s authors, Ann Evans and Simon Cheshire; Creative Writing teacher and previously Birmingham’s Poet Laureate, Chris Morgan; William Gallagher, aut

t Press Alan Mahar; judge for the critically acclaimed international Arthur C. Clarke Award Pauline Morgan; American literature and Creative Writing lecturer, Paul McDonald; Poet and Stand winner Jeff Phelps, Gaynor Arnold who was longlisted for the Booker Prize and the Orange Prize (now the Bailey’s); Acclaimed short story writer and novelist, Judith Allnatt; Children’s authors, Ann Evans and Simon Cheshire; Creative Writing teacher and previously Birmingham’s Poet Laureate, Chris Morgan; William Gallagher, read more