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Polari First Book Prize winner announced

Besi Besemar October 14, 2017

Kuwait-born, London-based Haddad has been named the 2017 winner of the Polari First Book Prize
for his novel Guapa (Europa Editions UK). He received the prestigious award at a ceremony held in London’s Southbank Centre as part of the London Literature Festival.

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Polari First Book Prize shortlist announced

Besi Besemar August 2, 2017

f championing LGBT+ voices with UK-wide tour.

The shortlist for the Polari First Book Prize 2017 was announced last night at the Polari Literary Salon in London’s Southbank Centre. The prize, now in its seventh year, is awarded annually to a writer whose first book explores the LGBT+ experience, whether in poetry, prose, fiction or non-fiction.

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Polari First Book Prize, reveals 2017 longlist

Besi Besemar June 15, 2017

Polari Literary Salon announces largest ever LGBT+ literary tour to celebrate 10th anniversary. The longlist for the Polari First Book Prize was announced last week at the Polari Literary Salon in London’s Southbank Centre. Now in its seventh year, the Prize is awarded annually to a writer whose first book explores the LGBT experience, whether in poetry, prose, fiction or non-fiction.

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Polari First Book Prize – call for submissions

Graham Robson February 27, 2016

Submissions have opened for this year’s Polari First Book Prize with a deadline of May 1, 2016 for submission. The Polari First Book Prize celebrates the best debut book that explore the LGBT experience, whether through poetry, prose, fiction or non-fiction. Deadline for submissions is 1 May, 2016.

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