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Thursday, 28 April 2016

Congratulations to JBW2016 author Benjamin Markovits, who has been nominated for the prestigious James Tait Black prize for fiction for his novel You Don't Have To Live Like This. The award is the UK's oldest book prize and is presented by Edinburgh University.

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Congratulations to JBW speaker Hannah Rothschild, who is the only British author shortlisted for the 2016 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction with her novel The Improbability of Love.

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

We were very sorry to learn of the death of playwright, author and poet, Sir Arnold Wesker, aged 83.

 Watch a video of his moving appearance at JBW 2008 here.

Thursday, 7 April 2016

We are delighted to invite your proposals for JBW 2017.

 The festival will run from 25 February to 5 March at Kings Place and JW3.

 For further information and submissions guidelines, please visit the submissions' page.

Thursday, 7 April 2016

Submissions are now open for the 2016 Risa Domb/Porjes Prize, administered by the Jewish Book Council in association with the Society of Authors and the TLS.

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Congratulations to JBW2016 author Benjamin Markovits, who has been nominated for the prestigious James Tait Black prize for fiction for his...
Thursday, 28 April 2016
Congratulations to JBW speaker Hannah Rothschild, who is the only British author shortlisted for the 2016 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction with her...
Wednesday, 13 April 2016
We were very sorry to learn of the death of playwright, author and poet, Sir Arnold Wesker, aged 83. Watch a video of his moving appearance at...
Wednesday, 13 April 2016

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An exclusive talk from Andrew Solomon at the 2016 festival.