The new Bread and Roses Award for Radical Publishing is now accepting nominations until the end of December 2011. The 2012 award will be presented around May 1st 2012 in London and comes with a £1000 prize. The award website says:
A shortlist of up to six books will be announced in March of each year and promoted through bookshops and the radical press. Shortlisted books will:
be informed by socialist, anarchist, environmental, feminist and anti-racist concerns
inspire, support or report on political and/or personal change
be accessible and readable by the interested reader
relate to global, national, local or specialist areas of interest
The winner will be decided by three judges – the poet, author and broadcaster Michael Rosen, the philosopher and activist Nina Power and the director of the Writing on the Wall festival Madeline Heneghan.
Visit the Bread and Roses Award website for further information.