MediaMonday for April 15, 2013

The 2013 Pulitzer Prizes will be announced today at 3 p.m., reminding us that last year’s Pulitzer Prize for Fiction was not awarded for the first time in 35 years. Today in MediaMonday we’ll discuss book prizes and their importance to readers, writers, educators, publishers and booksellers. Leading source media from April 14, 2013 New York Times, Booksellers Hope for a Pulitzer in Fiction, by Julie Bosman.

Additional links to major book prizes:

Pulitzer Prize (US)

Man Booker Prize 2012 (UK)

Man Booker International 2013 Prize

Nobel Prize for Literature

Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize, UK)

PEN/Faulkner Award

National Book Critics Circle 2013 Award

National Book Award (US)

Commonwealth Prize

WednesdayWriting for April 17, 2013: Narrative Tenses

Resource links to follow.

Guest Host for April 19, 2013: Dana Sachs

Dana Sachs is author of the novels, THE SECRET OF THE NIGHTINGALE PALACE and IF YOU LIVED HERE.