the bank Fintro launches a new literary prize at the coming book Fair: the Fintro Price Exciting Books. That the bank, in cooperation with Book.be, the organisation of the Flemish book trade and the organiser of the book Fair.
The price will rising literary talent to support and will not for a book, but to a manuscript go from a Flemish author who never had a book published with a recognized publisher.
The winner receives a modest cash prize – $ 1,000 – but the real prize is that the book is published by a professional publisher.
The prize goes this year to an exciting book, but the award-winning genre can from year to year swap.
The jury is writer Toni Coppers. The winning manuscript will be published by Standaard Uitgeverij.
Fintro is sponsoring a similar prize at the Foire du Livre in Brussels, which the book Fair works from this year. The winner of the Fintro Price Exciting Books will be announced on that Foire du Livre, in February 2019.