Thu, 28/07/2011 - 08:40
Lindsay Duguid, the longserving fiction editor at the Times Literary Supplement, has been made redundant.
Duguid, who has been at the publication for 33 years, is leaving her post in the autumn. TLS editor Peter Stothard said her departure was the result of a "purely budgetary" restructure. "We, like...
Mon, 27/06/2011 - 08:33
Aurum's new Union Books imprint, which will concentrate on "unapologetically upmarket and intellectually ambitious" books, is set to launch in January 2012 with a book about the dumping of plastic bath toys in the Pacific.
Union Books, ...
Mon, 14/02/2011 - 15:26
David Graham has been appointed managing director of Aurum and its UK trade publishing division, also titled Aurum. Former Granta staff Alex Clark and Rosalind Porter are also to set up a new literary imprint at the publisher.
Graham was previously m.d. of Granta and Canongate, and will be creating a new imprint titled Union Press...
Fri, 13/11/2009 - 06:56
An essay by Salman Rushdie, rejected by former Granta editor Alex Clark for inclusion in the magazine shortly before her departure, has been reinstated by new editor John Freeman and will run in the next issue, Granta 109: Work, available from January.
Granta owner Sigrid Rausing has denied suggestions that a row over the rejection of...
Thu, 11/06/2009 - 07:28
Millionaire philanthropist Sigrid Rausing and her husband Eric Abraham, the owners of Granta and Portobello Books, are to take a more hands-on role at the enterprises they own. The news comes following the announcement earlier (10th June) that m.d. David Graham has resigned, and after Granta magazine's editor Alex Clark left a fortnight ago...
Wed, 10/06/2009 - 12:59
David Graham has resigned as managing director of Granta Publications and Portobello Books. His departure comes within a fortnight of the announcement of Granta Editor Alex Clark leaving the magazine.
In a short statement, the company said that queries previously directed to Graham should now be directed to Granta's owner and...
Fri, 29/05/2009 - 05:21
Granta Editor Alex Clark has left the magazine, it has been revealed. The magazine's American Editor John Freeman has been appointed acting editor with immediate effect.
A statement issued by the board said it would like to "thank Alex for her positive contribution to Granta over the past eighteen months and wishes her every...
Fri, 01/08/2008 - 07:17
Booker judge Alex Clark says that judging this year's prize "isn't as easy as it looks" and regrets that she doesn't "get to answer back".
Writing her first blog post for the official Man Booker Prize website, she wonders whether after years working as a literary journalist, she is "poacher-turned-...
Wed, 28/05/2008 - 06:18
Alex Clark is to move up into the position of editor of the literary magazine Granta, following the departure of Jason Cowley to the New Statesman. She will be the first female editor of the journal and will take up the post later in the year.
Managing director David Graham said: "Alex Clark has been a hugely impressive...
Mon, 05/11/2007 - 08:39
Observer deputy literary editor Alex Clark is joining Granta Magazine as deputy editor. Clark has held her position at the Observer for the last two years, and has previously written for the Guardian, the Sunday Times, the Telegraph and the Times Literary Supplement. In 2003, she was one of the judges for Granta's Best of Young British...