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Caine Prize 2012:

This year's Caine Prize

The Caine Prize for African Writing has come of age this year, with energetic chairing of the judges by Bernardine Evaristo and a further reaching-out to a wider African and international audience.  Read more

New words added to Oxford Dictionaries Online reflect changes in society

Oxford Dictionaries Online, Oxford University Press's free dictionary and language reference service, has just added its new quarterly words, which present a fascinating picture of our changing language.  It is updated with new words quarterly.  Read more

The Oxford English Dictionary needs you! OED Appeals has launched major online initiative

The Oxford English DictionaryWonderful online resource giving 'a truly astounding picture of the English language as an extraordinary living phenomenon' (Robert McCrum); Over 500,000 words has announced the launch of OED Appeals, a major online initiative set to involve the public in tracing the history of English words.  Read more

2012 Writers magazine

2012 Magazines

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Diagram Prize shortlist 2012

The 2012 Diagram Prize for the Oddest Title of the Year

Here's the shortlist for the 2012 Diagram Prize.  It looks like it's going to be make this a serious challenger for the barmiest year ever. It's run by the Bookseller (the UK book trade weekly) with input from dedicated odd title hunters from all over the world.  Read more

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