Three début authors are up against children’s book heavyweights Malorie Blackman and Francesca Simon on the 10-strong YA Book Prize 2017 shortlist.
Former children's laureate Malorie Blackman has vowed to boycott literature festivals and events in the US while Donald Trump's "travel ban" policy - barring refugees... Read more
The Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour has announced its inaugural longlist, recognising authors including Malorie Blackman, Gary Younge and Abir Mukherjee.... Read more
More than 300 writers have signed a letter to the new secretary of state for culture, Karen Bradley, asking her to “set a new course”... Read more
The BBC is set to adapt Malorie Blackman's classic YA novel Noughts and Crosses for television.
Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman, Chris Riddell and Malorie Blackman are amongst more than 500 people who have signed an open letter calling for more children’s... Read more
This week's picture gallery features Harry Potter and the Cursed Child midnight parties, a Zadie Smith preview event, the Young Adult Literature Convention 2016 and... Read more
David Walliams, Malorie Blackman and Axel Scheffler are some of the authors and illustrators appearing at this year’s Bath Children’s Literature Festival.... Read more
Richard Dawkins, Eimear McBride and Margaret Atwood are among the names featuring at Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival.
Malorie Blackman’s latest novel is among those longlisted for the Guardian children’s fiction prize, alongside titles from Alex Wheatle and Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock.... Read more