Willie Morris Southern Poetry Awards

Willie Morris Award for Southern Poetry

Willie Morris Southern Poetry Awards – A prize of $2,500 will be awarded for an original, unpublished poem that exudes the American South, in spirit, history, landscape, or experience.

Conversations with a Killer, Ted Bundy Tapes on Netflix

Chilling Ted Bundy Docuseries Unfolds on Netflix

Netflix offers an intimate look at Ted Bundy, perhaps the world’s best-known serial killers, in a four-part docuseries which began airing January 24, 2019, on the anniversary of Bundy’s execution in Florida. The series, titled Conversations with a Killer; The Ted Bundy Tapes, is inspired by the classic true crime book, Conversations with a Killer,… View Article

HarperCollins Christian Unit Taps Timothy Paulson to Head Thomas Nelson

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — HarperCollins Christian Publishing today announced that Timothy Paulson will join the organization on February 4 as vice president and publisher of Nelson Books, a Thomas Nelson imprint.  Paulson will be based in Nashville, Tenn., and will report to Brian Hampton, senior vice president and group publisher for HarperCollins Christian… View Article

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Barnes & Noble Names Discover Awards Finalists

Barnes & Noble Names Discover Awards Finalists – Winners to be Announced at a Special Ceremony in New York City on Wednesday, March 6

Bren McClain's One Good Mama Bone, Winner of the Willie Morris Southern Fiction Award.

Bren McClain Wins Southern Fiction Award

Bren McClain Receives $10,000 Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction for ONE GOOD MAMA BONE. New York, January 20, 2019 (Updated) – The Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction named the recipient of its 2017 literary award: Bren McClain for her novel One Good Mama Bone (Story River Books), , McClain was honored October 18, 2018, at a ceremony at the… View Article

The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

Nunez’s The Friend Wins 2018 National Book Award for Fiction

The Friend,” a novel about grief, books and a dog named Apollo, has won the National Book Award for fiction. The awards ceremony was held November 14 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Nunez’s book portrays a woman mourning the death of her literary mentor and of her bond with the dog he… View Article

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