Jhalak Prize 2020

First awarded in March 2017, the Jhalak Prize, seeks to celebrate books by British/British resident BAME writers.  The prize is unique in that it accepts entries published in the UK by writers of colour. These include (and not limited to) fiction, non-fiction, short stories, graphic novels, poetry, children’s books, Young Adult, teen and all other… Continue reading Jhalak Prize 2020

Costa Book Awards 2017 Shortlists

The 2017 shortlists for the categories of The Costa Book Awards have now been announced! The Costa Book Awards is one of the UK's most prestigious and popular literary prizes and recognises some of the most enjoyable books of the year, written by authors based in the UK and Ireland. Since their launch in 1971,… Continue reading Costa Book Awards 2017 Shortlists

Costa Book Awards Shortlist

The Costa Book Awards shortlist was revealed on the 17th November, take a look at the 4 books in the novel category below. Don't forget you can borrow them all for free from Hampshire Libraries, all you need is a Hampshire library card, and that's free as well! Click on the title to see the book… Continue reading Costa Book Awards Shortlist