HarperFiction is joining forces with the Comedy Women in Print Prize, with the publisher offering the winner a publishing contract and £5,000 advance. ... Read more
Audible has been announced as a new sponsor for, what will now be known as, the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award 2019.
The Darley Anderson Children’s Book Agency has moved to a new office, following the appointment of a new agent.
William Heinemann is publishing a new work by Goldsmiths and IMPAC prize winner Nicola Barker, called I Am Sovereign.
The Africa Centre, which has a 50-year legacy of supporting writers from Africa and its diaspora, has been awarded a £1.6m grant by the Mayor of... Read more
Poet Kate Clanchy is to chair the judging panel for the 2019 Rathbones Folio Prize.
Leodora Darlington, publishing executive at Bookouture, has launched Owned Voices - a creative writing workshop focused specifically on nurturing writing talent from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds... Read more
4th Estate will publish a novel and memoir by parliamentary sketch writer John Crace.
Puffin Books, part of Penguin Random House Children’s, will next year publish Tom Fletcher’s sequel to his Christmas novel, The Christmasaurus.... Read more
A redundancy process has begun at independent Head of Zeus, with a number of posts involved, The Bookseller understands.
A new British Book Award celebrating the best in publishing exports—a sector worth £3.4bn to the trade annually—will be awarded for the first time next... Read more
Bonnier Zaffre has acquired two books from debut historical novelist, Helen Moffett—the first of which tells the story of Charlotte Lucas, Elizabeth Bennet’s closest friend... Read more
Eleanor Dryden, currently publishing director at Bonnier Zaffre, is joining Headline Review in April to head up its commercial fiction team.
Vintage has partnered with budget airline WOW air to launch a campaign centered around the Icelandic tradition of sharing books over the festive season.... Read more
The Bookseller is expanding The British Book Awards (a.k.a. The Nibbies) by splitting the Children’s Book of the Year category in two and adding a... Read more
Issue No 5825
Friday, December 14 2018
Back issuesavailable here