Category: award

Vote O’Flynn

We interrupt usual cynicism about awards to bring you this plea from the lovely Luke at Tindal St Press: Vote for Catherine O’Flynn as Newcomer of the Year! Tindal Street Press is very proud that Catherine O’Flynn has been shortlisted…

Global city with a local bar

Vale Mail reports on the criterion for becoming Birmingham’s best bar – in the “pub oscars”, Best Bar None – “Birmingham organisers are setting their entrants an extra task… landlords have to explain, in no more than 250 words, how…

"What Was Lost" longlisted

Friend of BiNS Catherine O’Flynn’s novel “What Was Lost” has made it onto the longlists of two awards: the long-running Man Booker Prize, announced earlier this month and now also the Guardian’s First Book Award, announced today. The Guardian prize…