Nonfiction

NEA grants boost public media groups, filmmakers

NPR, Black Public Media and American Documentary, which produces public television’s independent film series POVare among recipients of grants announced Wednesday by the National Endowment for Arts. NEA awarded grants totaling $91 million to more than 1,000 projects in the arts. Public media organizations and other nonprofits that produce or fund public media programs or …

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Joanna Chiu wins $25K Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing for debut book China Unbound

Joanna Chiu has won the 2022 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing for her debut book, China Unbound: A New World Disorder. The Vancouver-based reporter and author for the Toronto Star was awarded the $25,000 prize on Tuesday in Ottawa at the 35th annual Politics and the Pen gala, a fundraiser to support the Writers’ …

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Broad Book Press is Open to Submissions | Business

Broad Book Press is Open to Submissions Edwardsville, Ill. (May 11, 2021) – Broad Book Press, an imprint of Broad Book Group LLC, announces it is now open to submissions for full-length book projects from nonfiction authors for its 2023 spring season. The subsidiary specializes in publishing nonfiction titles in the writing/reference, how-to, personal growth, …

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See the winner announcements on Day Two of the 2022 Forest of Reading Festival

CBCBooks is presenting the 2022 Forest of Reading Award ceremonies on May 17, 18 and 19, 2022. Hosted each spring, the Forest of Reading is Canada’s largest annual recreational reading program where children and young adults pick their favorite authors and illustrators. Each spring, the Forest of Reading curates a wide selection of Canadian titles …

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‘The Confidence Men’ Film Based On Margalit Fox Novel In Works At Thunder Road – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Basil Iwanyk’s Thunder Road Films is developing a film based on the book The Confidence Men, by award-winning former New York Times journalist Margalit Fox—which is billed as the story of the most remarkable POW escape in history. Fox will adapt the book, in her screenwriting debut, with Iwanyk and Erica Lee producing for …

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Authors Speak Against Intolerance at Library Program

WE REFUSE: Walter Ruby and Sabeeha Rehman will talk about how Jews and Muslims can look beyond their differences and live in peace in a growingly intolerant society. (Supplied Photo) (Photo by KBoncher) Sabeeha Rehman and Walter Ruby, authors of We Refuse to Be Enemies, will highlight their message of solidarity against intolerance Wednesday, May …

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Student Filmmakers Recognized at UKY Film Festival

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 18, 2022) — University of Kentucky students, staff and film enthusiasts gathered in the Worsham Cinema on April 29 to celebrate the creative works of UK student filmmakers. The University of Kentucky Student Film Festival returned to campus in collaboration with the Office of Student Organizations and Activities (housed in the Office …

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The Bookseller – News – Tatepo and Andrew to judge Morley Prize

Marianne Tatepo and Nelle Andrew will be judging this year’s Morley Prize for Unpublished Writers of Color, as the award expands and launches a non-fiction category. The annual prize, which is jointly presented by Morley College London and The Rachel Mills Literary Agency (RML), aims to raise awareness and celebrate works authored by previously unpublished …

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