Canongate is to publish The Diaries of Alan Rickman, after securing world English-language rights. Read more
Publishers Nosy Crow and Pan Macmillan have been named winners of the FutureBook Awards: Best of Lockdown. Read more
Following a tough year, university presses have adapted their working practices to deal with the accelerated move to digital. Read more
So-called "non-essential" retailers, which include bookshops, will be allowed to reopen when England's lockdown ends on 2nd December, Boris Johnson has announced.
Hodder Studio has acquired two titles from Heather Marshall at auction, including her debut Looking for Jane.
Pearson has committed to tackling gender bias and stereotyping in education, unrolling "first of its kind" gender equality guidelines for the resources it produces. ... Read more
Bodour Al Qasimi, founder of the UAE's Kalimat Group, has been confirmed as president-elect of the International Publishers Association (IPA), only the second woman to take... Read more
Scotland's National Book Awards will not go ahead this year and will be delayed until 2021 after a funding application to Creative Scotland was unsuccessful,... Read more
Children’s Books Ireland is giving 6,000 books to children in the run-up to Christmas, supported by the Arts Council and KPMG.
Ingrid Cruz Journalist
As this week’s FutureBook20 conference has shown, this is a year where change is at the top of the agenda for the publishing industry.... Read more
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For the past 12 years, Francis Spufford has walked to work at Goldsmiths College, part of the University of London, where he teaches creative writing... Read more
"Ideas from our parents form the backbone to our identities... they condition us in more powerful ways than lessons from any book or religion ever... Read more
The very first text Chris Mould illustrated as a student was George Orwell’s allegorical novel Animal Farm. The young Mould was given Orwell’s text at... Read more
"It comes from a place of grieving. I was mourning, I was in... Read more
One day I'm going to write about a nice, quiet month in children’s publishing. Reader, that month is not February 2021, which rivals the autumn for the sheer volume of new titles. Fiction, from young...
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Friday, November 20 2020
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