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The Winner of the Green Carnation Prize 2012…

For the first time in the prizes history the judges announce two winners in a tie as Patrick Gale and André Carl Van Der Merwe become joint winners of The Green Carnation Prize 2012. Patrick Gale’s ‘A Perfectly Good Man’ … Continue reading

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The Green Carnation Prize Judges 2012

Today we can finally reveal the full judging panel for The Green Carnation Prize 2012. The judges are Dom Agius, photographer and DJ; Katie Allen, journalist, editor and writer; Catherine Hall, author and Simon Savidge, journalist, blogger and reviewer. The … Continue reading

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Before We Go Further, A Fond Farewell…

Monday the 28th of May 2012 will see the announcement of the new judging panel for the Green Carnation Prize 2012. Before that however, we wanted to take a moment to bid a fond farewell and thank you to two … Continue reading

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The 2011 Judges Interviews #5 – Simon Savidge

As the final few days before the Green Carnation Prize judges reveal their longlist for 2011, we thought it would be nice to get to know them a little better while we wait with baited breath for the announcement in … Continue reading

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The Green Carnation Prize Longlist Deadline Extends…

Due to the phenomenal number of submissions for the Green Carnation Prize 2011 it has been decided that, after a meeting with the judges last week, the deadlines for the Green Carnation Prize 2011 are to be extended. Simon Savidge, … Continue reading

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The Green Carnation Prize is One Today…

It’s a case of ‘Happy Birthday To Us’ today at Green Carnation Towers as we celebrate our first birthday with lots and lots of cake. It seems hard to believe that it was exactly a year ago today that the … Continue reading

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Jonathan Kemp and Max Schaefer Long Listed for ‘Polari First Book Prize’

We are thrilled to have discovered today that two of the authors from The Green Carnation 2010 Short List, Jonathan Kemp’s ‘The London Triptych’ and Max Schaefer’s ‘Children of the Sun’ have been long listed for the first ‘Polari First … Continue reading

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“We Aren’t Anywhere-centric”… A Manchester Meeting of Minds

Last week saw the meeting of the three male founding members of the Green Carnation Prize - Simon Savidge, Paul Magrs and Nick Campbell - to celebrate the re-launch of the prize for 2011 on Canal Street in Manchester. The venue was … Continue reading

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Phobia Behind The Scenes?

A lot of people commented on the blog post by our chair, Simon Savidge, that he wrote for The Bookseller the other day called ‘Proud To Publish’. There were an interesting set of responses to the post and indeed to … Continue reading

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Proud To Publish? Our Chair Discusses…

Well who would have thought it? Only a few days after the relaunch of the site and the Green Carnation not only gets a mention in The Bookseller but its very own post which our chair for 2011, Simon Savidge, … Continue reading

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