Eloise Williams, author of Gaslight (Firefly), has been named the first-ever Children’s Laureate Wales.
American academic Sharon Fulton will launch Clean Prose, "London’s first co-working space designed specifically for writers", next month.
Sphere and Hachette Audio have signed comedian Miles Jupp to narrate The Shitshow – the latest book in the Is It Just Me Or Is Everything Shit? series. ... Read more
Publishing has a "default no" mindset that stops it innovating, author Sam Conniff Allende told the IPG conference yesterday, as Stephen Page warned firms have... Read more
Christina Dalcher has won the £2,000 Goldsboro Glass Bell Award with her dystopian debut novel VOX (HQ).
The Booker Prize has reassured readers the £50,000 literary award has “not yet been decided” – after a bookshop mistakenly branded copies of Margaret Atwood’s The... Read more
Netflix's co-founder and first c.e.o. Marc Randolph talks about his new book, in which he shares the inside story of the media start-up and the techniques... Read more
Bonnier Books UK has sold romantic fiction firm Totally Entwined Group back to its co-founders for an undisclosed fee, four years after originally buying it.... Read more
Dan Franklin, associate publisher at Jonathan Cape, is due to retire after 26 years at the Vintage imprint.
More than 30 publishers will join authors including Reni Eddo-Lodge and Merve Emre at the New Suns feminist literary festival at the Barbican next month.... Read more
Orion has announced HarperCollins’ Vicky Eribo and Jamie Coleman from PRH Children’s are joining the firm as publishing directors to help grow its commercial non-fiction.... Read more
Salman Rushdie has hailed Angela Carter a "treasure" as English Heritage commemorates the author with a blue plaque at her former south London home.... Read more
Scholastic UK has announced plans to relocate its two English schools-facing warehouses to one Warwickshire site.
Award-winning author Kiran Millwood Hargrave talks to us about her reimagining of Dracula, The Deathless Girls. ... Read more
MP David Lammy’s book on tribalism is being pushed back to the new year due to the looming prospect of a general election.... Read more
Issue No 5855
Friday, September 13 2019
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