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Macmillan Children’s Books has won a middle-grade trilogy from Rob Biddulph in a "fierce" six-way auction

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The BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University was established to raise the profile of the short form and this year’s shortlist join distinguished alumni such as Zadie Smith, Lionel Shriver, Rose Tremain, William Trevor and Mark Haddon. As well as rewarding the most renowned short story writers, the Award has raised the profile of new writers including Ingrid Persaud, K J Orr, Julian Gough, Cynan Jones and Clare Wigfall

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The Giller Prize, founded by Jack Rabinovitch in 1994, highlights the very best in Canadian fiction year after year. In 2005, the prize teamed up with Scotiabank who increased the winnings 4-fold. The Scotiabank Giller Prize now awards $100,000 annually to the author of the best Canadian novel, graphic novel or short story collection published in English, and $10,000 to each of the finalists.

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We are thrilled to announce that Cruel Acts by Jane Casey has been shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Awards in the Best International Crime Fiction section. The Ned Kelly Awards are organised annually by the Australian Crime Writing Association dedicated to promoting greater recognition for crime, thriller and mystery writing.

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