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.
Francesca Best has been promoted from senior commissioning editor to editorial director for Transworld.
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
Irish authors have launched a social media campaign to get Emma Hannigan's latest novel, Letters To My Daughters, to number one after the mother-of-two revealed she... Read more
The Independent Publishers Guild (IPG) and Australian Publishers Association (APA) have agreed a deal to license content from the IPG’s Skills Hub to publishers in... Read more
The Korean film adaptation of Sarah Waters’ bestselling Fingersmith triumphed at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) last night, along with the documentary, “I Am... Read more
HarperCollins has acquired world rights for two books by Ant Middleton, ex-special forces sniper and star of Channel 4’s hit show "SAS: Who Dares Wins".... Read more
Legal thriller writer John Grisham is to headline the 2018 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate this July.
Two Bloomsbury titles are to battle it out for the Jane Grigson Trust Award alongside a title from Mitchell Beazley.
PRH Children’s has acquired one of the winning titles from last year’s In Other Words programme, organised by BookTrust to promote children’s literature from outside... Read more
The UK arm of Scholastic has bought school books suppliers MBE Books and Laburnum House for an undisclosed sum.
Curtis Brown agent Gordon Wise, former president of the Association of Authors' Agents, has urged parliamentarians to defend the achievements of UK publishers. ... Read more
The Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) is repeating its survey measuring authors’ incomes.
Vintage has added 10 new titles to its Vintage Minis series with a line-up including Margaret Atwood’s Freedom, Yuval Noah Harari’s Money and War by Sebastian Faulks. ... Read more
Issue No 5790
Friday, February 16 2018
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