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The Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, is an annual literary prize awarded to British or British-resident writers. [1]

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Alex Wheatle

Alex Alphonso Wheatle MBE (3 January 1963) is an award-winning black British novelist of Jamaican heritage, sentenced to a term of imprisonment after the Brixton riots.

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Catherine Johnson (novelist)

Catherine Johnson (born 1962) is a British author and screenwriter.

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Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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David Olusoga

David Adetayo Olusoga (born January 1970) is a British Nigerian popular historian, writer, broadcaster and filmmaker.

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Gary Younge

Gary Andrew Younge (born January 1969) is a British journalist, author and broadcaster.

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Jacob Ross

Jacob Ross (born 1956) is a Grenada-born poet, playwright, journalist, novelist and creative writing tutor, based in the UK since 1984.

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Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Kiran Millwood Hargrave is a poet, playwright and novelist.

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Literary award

A literary award is an award presented in recognition of a particularly lauded literary piece or body of work.

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Media Diversified

Media Diversified is a UK-based nonprofit media and advocacy organisation for writers and journalists of colour, founded by filmmaker Samantha Asumadu in 2013.

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Meena Kandasamy

Ilavenil Meena Kandasamy (born 1984) is an Indian poet, fiction writer, translator and activist who is based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Nadeem Aslam

Nadeem Aslam FRSL (born 11 July 1966 in Gujranwala, Pakistan) is a prize-winning British Pakistani novelist.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Noo Saro-Wiwa

Noo Saro-Wiwa is a British/Nigerian author.

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Reni Eddo-Lodge

Reni Eddo-Lodge (born 25 September 1989) is a British journalist and author with a focus on feminism and exposing structural racism.

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Sunny Singh

Sunny Singh (born 20 May 1969) is a writer.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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Vera Chok

Vera Chok is a London-based actor and writer, who has featured in stage, screen and radio roles.

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Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race is a 2017 polemic debut book by writer Reni Eddo-Lodge that was released by Bloomsbury Publishing.

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Xiaolu Guo

Xiaolu Guo born 1973) is a Chinese-British novelist, memoirist and film-maker, who explores alienation, memory, personal and physical journeys, feminism, translation and transnational identities. Her books have been translated into 28 languages. Nine Continents: A Memoir In and Out of China won the National Book Critics Circle Award 2017. In 2013, she was named as one of Grantas Best of Young British Novelists, a list drawn up once a decade.

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2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jhalak_Prize

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