Category Archives: Awards

Announcing MLA award winners: Ecocriticism and Italy and Viktor Shklovsky: A Reader

By | December 11, 2017

We’re excited to share the news that two of our recent publications have been honored by the Modern Language Association. Serenella Iovino has been awarded the ninth Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Italian Studies for her book Ecocriticism and Italy: Ecology, Resistance, and Liberation, and Alexandra Berlina has been awarded the twelfth Aldo and Jeanne… Read More »

Black Comics Wins Eisner Award

By | July 29, 2014

Congratulations to Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation edited by Sheena C. Howard and Ronald L. Jackson II for winning the Will Eisner Comic Industry Award for Best Scholarly/Academic Work over the weekend at San Diego Comic-Con!  The Eisner awards, according the website are “considered the ‘Oscars’ of the comic book industry.”  More information… Read More »

On Modern Poetry and Writing the Self named Choice Outstanding Academic Titles 2013

By | January 22, 2014

Continuing a mulit-year streak, two Literary Studies books have been named Choice Outstanding Academic Titles for 2013. Congratulations to On Modern Poetry by Robert Rowland Smith and Writing the Self by Peter Heehs. More about Choice Outstanding Academic Titles: Every year, Choice subject editors single out for recognition the most significant print and electronic works… Read More »

Choice Outstanding Academic Titles 2012

By | February 5, 2013

2012 was another great year for Literary Studies publishing. Two of our titles The Comic Mode in English Literature and The Nine Lives of William Shakespeare  (which is now under The Arden Shakespeare brand) were named Outstanding Academic Titles by Choice. Here is more about the award: Every year, Choice subject editors single out for… Read More »

The Greatest Literary Moustaches!

By | November 21, 2012

It’s Movember and we love a good literary moustache. So much so, we’ve put together a collection of our all-time favourites! From the Walrus to the Mexican, and the Handlebar to the Horseshoe, it seems there is no end to the amount of creative facial topiary in the literary world… Something tells me Shakespeare set… Read More »

Louise Erdrich Wins National Book Award

By | November 15, 2012

Congratulations to Louise Erdrich for winning the National Book Award for Fiction with her novel The Round House. The National Book Awards ceremony was held last night a few blocks away from our New York office.  The complete list of winners and finalists can be found here. Last year, Bloomsbury published a collection of stellar… Read More »

Madeline Miller wins the 2012 Orange Prize!

By | May 31, 2012

Congratulations to Madeline Miller and all our Bloomsbury colleagues for their success at the Orange Prize 2012 last night! Madeline won the coveted prize for her fantastic debut novel The Song of Achilles – a gripping and touching love story between exiled princeling Patroclus and Achilles, strong, beautiful and the son of a goddess. The… Read More »

Bloomsbury shortlisted for Academic, Education and Professional Publisher of the Year

By | May 14, 2012

I am delighted to report that Bloomsbury has been shortlisted for Academic, Education and Professional Publisher of the Year by the Bookseller Industry Awards. Exciting times! The judges for this award will be looking for companies specialising in academic, educational or professional publishing, which demonstrate consistent high-quality publishing within its chosen field, outstanding commercial success,… Read More »

Julian Barnes Wins the Man Booker Prize – A Review

By | October 19, 2011

"Something has happened – Julian Barnes has won the Booker Prize at the fourth attempt. That 'Something happened' is all one can say of any historical event according to Adrian Finn, the lost link in the chain of responsibility running through Barnes's winning novella, The Sense of an Ending. This is a twisting, tricksy, remorseful… Read More »

UK National Poetry Day 2011

By | October 6, 2011

Happy UK National Poetry Day! We're all poetry fans here at Continuum and if you are too, you’ll be keen to check out the official website which lists poetry-themed events going on up and down the country, including a National Poetry Live event happening right across the road from our London office at Waterloo’s South Bank Centre. National Poetry… Read More »