Fri, 13/07/2012 - 08:22
Patrick McGuinness has won the Wales Book of the Year 2012, receiving a £6,000 cheque for The Last Hundred Days (Seren). It is the third award the title has received, having already been honoured by Costa First Novel Award Short List and The Man Booker Prize Longlist in 2011.
McGuiness was presented with...
Thu, 24/05/2012 - 09:00
Two Random House Group titles have been shortlisted for the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize 2012, which rewards début fiction published in the UK.
Chatto title The Land of Decoration by Grace McLeen and Doubleday's The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce joins indie publisher Seren's...
Wed, 09/05/2012 - 08:05
Patrick McGuinness' tale of the final days of Ceaușescu, the Man Booker longlisted-The Last Hundred Days has been shortlisted for the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award 2012.
McGuinness is joined by The Knife Drawer by Padrika Tarrant (Salt), with two Random House Group titles, the Costa-shortlisted ...
Tue, 04/10/2011 - 12:21
Although the Welsh publishing community is fairly close knit, most of the publishers themselves actually only meet face-to-face once a year many miles from home at the Frankfurt Book Fair Welsh collective stand. "We all know each other, are pretty friendly, talk a lot and share tips," says Hazel Cushion, m.d. of Accent Press. "...
Wed, 27/07/2011 - 09:10
The smaller publishers whose titles have been selected for the Man Booker longlist, including Seren Books, Sandstone Press and Oneworld, are preparing to reprint the titles and release digital versions to meet the anticipated increased demand.
Seren Books publisher Mick Felton, whose title The Last Hundred Days by Patrick...
Thu, 10/09/2009 - 10:29
"Study the past if you would define the future" advised Confucius, and publishers would appear to be taking note. Following the success of Canongate's Myth series, this autumn sees the launch of New Stories from the Mabinogion from Welsh independent publisher Seren. The Mabinogion is a collection of medieval Welsh tales...