Sunday, March 21, 2010

Results are in for Orange Prize Survey

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Orange Prize Survey. The results are in! Find out who you think should be on the short list, who should win and what your favorite Orange Prize book is.

Don't forget that we'll be celebrating all things Orange throughout July for Orange July! If there's an Orange book you want to read, it's a great time to delve in!

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Orange Prize Survey - Fun in Four Questions!

In honor of yesterday's announcement of the 2010 Long List, I have created a short survey about this year's picks plus the ultimate question: What is your favorite Orange Prize winner?

The survey is open until midnight EST on Saturday, March 20. I will post the results on my page on Sunday. I will let you know when it's posted.

I hope you'll consider participating! It will be fun!

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

2010 Fiction Long List Announced

Today the Orange Prize Long List was announced and the nominees are:
  • The Very Thought of You, by Rosie Alison
  • The Rehearsal, by Eleanor Catton
  • Savage Lands, by Clare Clark
  • Hearts and Minds by Amanda Craig
  • The Way Things Look to Me, by Roopa Farooki
  • The Twisted Heart, by Rebecca Gowers
  • This is How, by M.J. Hyland
  • Small Wars, by Sadie Jones
  • The Lacuna, by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Secret Son, by Laila Lalami
  • The Long Song, by Andrea Levy
  • Black Water Rising, by Attica Locke
  • The Wilding, by Maria McCann
  • Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel
  • Black Mamba Boy, by Nadifa Mohamed
  • A Gate at the Stairs, by Lorrie Moore
  • The White Woman on the Green Bicycle, by Monique Roffey
  • The Still Point, by Amy Sackville
  • The Help, by Kathryn Stockett
  • The Little Stranger, by Sarah Waters
Here is the upcoming schedule of announcements:

13 April 2010

Orange Award for New Writers shortlist announced

20 April 2010
Orange Prize for Fiction shortlist announced

9 June 2010
Awards Ceremony