Scott Moncrieff Prize winner Linda Coverdale donates winnings to fellow translator

Winner of the Scott Moncrieff Prize Linda Coverdale has donated her prize money (£1,000) to fellow translator Gilles Mourier. Linda Coverdale (pictured) won the 2019 Scott Moncrieff Prize – part of the Society of Authors’ Translation Prizes – earlier this year but was unable to attend the awards ceremony in February 2020. Coverdale decided to…

Illustrated adventure book wins 2019 ALCS Educational Writers Award

The winner of the 2019 ALCS Educational Writers’ Award is Alastair Humphreys’ Great Adventurers: The Incredible Expeditions of 20 Explorers, illustrated by Kevin Ward – described as an ‘enthralling’ and ‘visually captivating’ book containing remarkable stories of the intrepid journeys undertaken by Humphreys’ explorer heroes.