The Lindsay Literary Agency is sponsoring a scholarship place for an "under-represented" writer of children's fiction at the Winchester Writers’ Festival 2018.... Read more
Taylor & Francis has backtracked over plans to charge extra for access to older research papers online, after more than 110 universities signed a letter... Read more
Bloomsbury has signed a work of non-fiction by historian and MP Chris Bryant about a heroic group of gay and bisexual MPs.... Read more
Sophie Missing will join Daunt Books Publishing as editor later this month.
Comedian and presenter Graham Norton is publishing a new novel with Hodder entitled A Keeper.
M W Craven’s new crime thriller has been snapped up for a TV adaptation.
Bloomsbury Children’s Books has acquired world rights to two picture books by Guardian cartoonist Stephen Collins and debut author Jim Whalley.... Read more
The Japanese art of forest bathing has been heralded as a potential big-hitting non-fiction trend of 2018, while the popularity of medical memoirs and feminist books... Read more
Hodder Children’s Books, an imprint of Hachette Children’s Group, has pre-empted a commercial fiction novel by Nicky Singer.
Fledgling small presses Charco Press and Dostoevsky Wannabe have been shortlisted for the 2018 Republic of Consciousness Prize alongside Influx Press, Les Fugitives, Little Island... Read more
Ahead of the 2018 YA Book Prize shortlist announcement, we catch up with some of last year's #YA10 authors.
The Times Literary Supplement has said it is now the UK’s fastest growing weekly magazine after sales climbed 20% year-on-year providing a contrast to "this era of... Read more
Francesca Best has been promoted from senior commissioning editor to editorial director for Transworld.
Lord Bird is to host a discussion about the recently-proposed Independent Bookshop Alliance at the House of Lords next month.
Hachette Group c.e.o. Arnaud Nourry has expressed frustration with the e-book format, calling it a "stupid product" and forecasting its sales would continue to plateau because... Read more
Issue No 5790
Friday, February 16 2018
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