Canbury Press is to host a gala evening to "celebrate the contribution of Europeans to the UK" as prime minister Theresa May prepares to trigger... Read more
Former HarperCollins editorial director Martin Redfern is set to turn his hand to agenting, joining Diane Banks Associates as a non-fiction agent next month.... Read more
Trends imprint Studio Press, part of Kings Road Publishing, is collaborating with digital media brand, We the Unicorns, to explore "the magic of YouTubers and the online video community"... Read more
Penguin Random House is publishing a new novel by Richard Flanagan, his first since winning the Man Booker Prize in 2014 for The Narrow Road to the Deep... Read more
Penguin Life has acquired The Way of the Guitar by musician Stewart French.
The line up for RebusFest, a weekend of literature, music, art and film in Edinburgh organised by Orion Publishing Group and curated by Ian Rankin, has been revealed, with Edinburgh... Read more
In the Mire, the atmospheric Swedish debut which prompted a Europe-wide frenzy for rights at last week's London Book Fair, has been snapped up by Hodder & Stoughton... Read more
The Mainstreet Trading Company’s Rosamund de la Hey has been re-elected as the Booksellers Association president for a second year.
Children’s publisher Walker Books and baby sleep brand The Gro Company have teamed up to create a Bedtime Book Club.
The six-strong shortlist for this year’s £30,000 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award includes British writer and poet Richard Lambert and Irish writer Sally Rooney.... Read more
Jacob Ross has won the inaugural Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour for his crime novel The Bone Readers (Peepal Tree).... Read more
Nobel laureate prizewinning poet “gentle giant” Derek Walcott has died aged 87 at his home in St Lucia after a long illness.
China Publishing Group vice-president Jiang Jun has said it is “business as usual” for the publishing house in acquiring foreign rights, despite recent reports that... Read more
Jarvis Cocker, Emma Thompson and A L Kennedy have all backed a crowdfunding campaign to help publishing company New Internationalist become a community-owned co-operative.... Read more
Author and broadcaster Anne Robinson is to chair the David Vaisey Prize, a new £5,000 award launched to recognise an "outstanding" Gloucestershire library initiative.
Issue No 5748
Friday, March 24 2017
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