Writer and producer at Various
As the first National Writing Day approaches, the co-founder of the Ministry of Stories explains how creative writing can transform children’s lives.
Editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones discusses the sober findings of Creative Access' recent survey, completed by interns who have entered the publishing industry.
Literary Editor at The Sunday Times
Andrew Holgate reflects on Sally Rooney's meteoric—and well deserved—rise to the top, after second novel Normal People scooped the Book of the Year prize at... Read more
Professor of English and holder of the Emyr Humphreys Chair of Welsh Writing in English at Swansea University
M Wynn Thomas appraises the career of staunch advocate and activist of the Welsh language Emyr Humphreys, who has just celebrated a remarkable century. ... Read more
Philip Jones reflects on how businesses are dealing with the changes to how the physical texts that once sustained them are now being sold and consumed.... Read more
Course director, MA Creative Writing at Birkbeck
After Will Self lambasted creative writing courses for failing to provide their students with a living, MA Creative Writing course director Julia Bell pens her response.... Read more
There’s a lot of debate about diversity in publishing—but how exactly can working class writers overcome the barriers? Kia Abdullah offers five tools that made... Read more
Could the publishing industry learn a lesson from Marvel's latest blockbuster hit "Endgame"? Philip Jones thinks so.
Bookseller at Round Table Books
As Round Table Books—the first permanent bookshop from inclusive children’s publisher Knights Of—opens this week, head bookseller Khadija Osman explains why its mission matters so... Read more
Vice-president of global sales and marketing at PageMajik
While educational publishers sought to build bespoke platforms to engage educators, tech giants secured the channel. Jon White wonders—is a shift about to occur?... Read more
Children's director at British Library
Julia Eccleshare reflects on two decades of the Branford Boase Award—the only award to recognise both author and editor.
Philip Jones tackles the thorny issue of copyright and new technologies in publishing.
Director at Arthur C Clarke Award
Tom Hunter, director of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, explores how science and speculative fiction publishing is dealing with the growing demand for diverse work.... Read more
As Hachette UK releases its first Ethnicity Pay Gap report, Philip Jones reflects on the book trade's latest efforts to hire and publish inclusively.... Read more
Co-founder and publisher at Unbound
Independent publisher John Mitchinson explains why readers, writers and publishers should be more plugged into one another.