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A blog of a book lover and all the books he reads on his journey of bookaholicism!

The Green Carnation Prize 2016 Shortlist

The Green Carnation Prize today announces the 2016 shortlist featuring: queer magical realism from Kirsty Logan; Stella Duffy’s story set in the South London slums of 1912; an insider account of the AIDS epidemic by David France; a debut novel … Continue reading

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The Green Carnation Prize Longlist 2016

The ten-strong Green Carnation Prize longlist, announced today, 24 March 2017, features a record three poets – a reflection of the astonishing growth in the poetry market, which ‘last year enjoyed its highest sales ever…selling over a million books’. Will … Continue reading

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John Boyne To Chair Judges For The Green Carnation Prize

Multi-award winning author, John Boyne, will lead this year’s Green Carnation Prize judging panel in the search to find the best written work published in the UK by an LGBTQ author. The panel of five is completed by: the UK’s … Continue reading

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The Green Carnation Prize 2016… Call For Entries

For the third year, The Green Carnation Prize, an award which recognises lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) writers working in any form, will work in close assocation with Foyles bookshop. The partnership will see the ‘world-famous bookseller’ support and … Continue reading

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The Winner of the Green Carnation Prize 2015

After several hours of deliberation the Green Carnation judges have chosen their winner which has just been announced by the Chair of Judges Niven Govinden at an event in Foyles flagship store. And the winner is… Marlon James has won … Continue reading

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The Green Carnation Prize Shortlist 2015

The six shortlisted titles celebrating LGBT writing have been announced after hours of debates between the judges over an exceptionally strong longlist. Once again with a list including fiction; from debut novelists to well established literary faces, non-fiction; from investigations … Continue reading

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The Green Carnation Prize Longlist 2015

The twelve strong longlist of titles celebrating LGBT writing have been announced after hours of debates between the judges over an exceptional list of submissions, the most the prize has seen in its history to date. Once again with a … Continue reading

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