Conservative MP Philip Davies complained to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) that the Jhalak Prize unlawfully discriminated against white people, it has emerged.... Read more
Editions de La Martinière (EDLM) is laying off 10 of its 40 employees, just four years after a first wave of 19 redundancies.
Amazon has reported its eighth profitable quarter, with profit up 40%, to $724m (£560.8m) in the first three months of the year.
Bookouture has signed two women's fiction novels from author Keris Stainton.
Egmont has signed up award-winning artist Rob Biddulph to re-illustrate the classic series, Flat Stanley.
The student shortlistees for the fifth Batsford Prize have been announced today, with 28 undergraduates and postgraduates at UK institutions contesting awards for Applied/Fine Art,... Read more
HQ is to publish BOSH! The Cookbook by Sheffield school friends Henry Firth and Ian Theasby in a "major" six-figure deal following a "hotly-contested" eight-publisher auction.... Read more
John Bew has been awarded the 2017 Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography for his book Citizen Clem: A Biography of Attlee (riverrun/Quercus).... Read more
Incoming Publishers Association president Lis Tribe, m.d. of Hodder Education, set out her priorities in the role for the coming year at the body's annual... Read more
Publishers are responding to the surge in audiobook downloads by investing more in the sector, hiring new staff, upping the number of titles they publish... Read more
“Masterful characterisation” and “subtle visual subplots” have won Isobel Evans, a third-year illustration student at the University of Hertfordshire, the Hachette Children’s Group Carmelite Picture... Read more
The Borough Press will open submissions for un-agented literary novels on Monday (1st May), offering one stand-out author a book deal worth £10,000.
Stella Duffy, Garth Greenwell and Kei Miller are among the names to have been shortlisted for the Green Carnation Prize for LGBTQ writing.
Independent bookshops have been praised by authors as “oases of intellectual and physical comfort” as the Independent Bookshop Week Book Award nominees have been released.... Read more
The BBC is to provide "unparalleled coverage" across television, radio and online of this year's Hay Festival, which will feature star names such as US senator... Read more
Issue No 5752
Friday, April 28 2017
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