Alice Oseman has scooped the YA Book Prize 2021 with her “joyful” story about a romance-obsessed teenager who realises that she is aromantic and asexual, Loveless. Read more
Octopus Publishing Group will relaunch its Gaia imprint with a new direction. Read more
Penguin Random House saw double-digit growth in the first quarter of 2021. Read more
Hodder will publish Jodi Picoult’s new novel, Wish You Were Here, inspired by the global pandemic and about how a young woman's life unravels in lockdown.... Read more
Quadrille is to publish Sweet Salone, a cookbook on the food of Sierra Leone by chef Maria Bradford.
Mark Chandler, previously senior reporter on The Bookseller, has been promoted to the position of news editor, effective from today (Friday 7th May). ... Read more
Transworld and Puffin have acquired three books from Alison Hammond, including the "This Morning" presenter's memoir, a novel and a non-fiction title for readers aged... Read more
Bonnier Books UK has bought comedian Josh Widdicombe’s first book, billed as part-childhood memoir, part-comic history of 1990s television and culture.
A number of children’s bookshops up and down the country have spoken of their joy at being able to welcome children and parents back into... Read more
Yasmine Shamma Lecturer in Literature at the University of Reading
Yesterday, our son Nadim had the poems he wrote when he was four published by Walker Books. His book, Take Off Your Brave, is vibrantly... Read more
Libby Hamilton Editorial director of picture books, Andersen Press.
Nick Fowler and Steven Inchcoombe Co-chairs of the Scholarly Networks Security Initiative
Raphael Tsavkko Garcia Journalist
Femi Fadugba’s time-travelling début has already been picked up by Netflix, which is adapting his book into a film starring recent Oscar winner Daniel Kaluuya Read more
Thirty-year-old Bronx-born Adam Silvera is one of the leading figures in Young Adult fiction, focusing as he does on gay-themed stories. His first book More... Read more
Six years after the release of For Holly, and after a period where she swore she would never write again, Tanya Byrne is publishing a... Read more
A contributing editor for British Vogue, Paris Lees made her name as the UKs first high-profile transgender woman to break into the mainstream when she was... Read more
You read it here first: August is the new September. The traditionally “quiet” summer month is full of big names across all genres ahead of what must surely be a bumper autumn. A busy month, but lots...
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Issue No 5928
Friday, May 7 2021
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