Anna Burns has become the first author from Northern Ireland to win the 2020 International Dublin Literary Award.
Faber has announced the winners, and signed up all four finalists, of this year's Faber & Andlyn (FAB) Prize for new writers and illustrators from under-represented... Read more
Canelo is taking on titles currently released by The Dome Press, a publisher set up by agent and bookseller David Headley.
Bernardine Evaristo will chair the judging panel for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021.
Ebury imprint Rider has unveiled a new colophon and branding to “reflect its mission to publish books with soul”.
Talent agency Markham Froggatt & Irwin (MFI), which represents clients including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dominic Cooper and Naomi Watts, is joining the Curtis Brown group of companies.... Read more
Brexit means a “complete screaming nightmare” for an industry still reeling from coronavirus and The O'Brien Press in Ireland will not be printing anything for delivery... Read more
In the 2021 Orwell Prizes, writer, academic and broadcaster Delia Jarrett-Macauley is to chair the Political Fiction judging panel while Anand Menon, a professor at King's... Read more
Ben North, the poet and former creative director at HarperCollins, has passed away aged 49 following treatment for brain tumours.
The Booker Prize will showcase its shortlisted authors with appearances via “Front Row”, social media and Guardian Live alongside readings from the Old Vic on... Read more
British publisher and writer Tom Maschler–who published authors including Joseph Heller and Gabriel García Márquez, and who masterminded the Booker Prize–has died aged 87. ... Read more
Penguin Random House has joined forces with race equality think tank The Runnymede Trust in a campaign to make English Literature teaching more inclusive.... Read more
Indie poetry publisher Nine Arches Press is releasing its 100th book in January, with another 12 collections of poetry following in 2021.
William Dalrymple, Vincent Brown and Camilla Townsend have been announced as the 2020 finalists for the $75,000 (£58,000) Cundill History Prize, the highest value non-fiction... Read more
Booker winner Bernardine Evaristo has told publishers that they know what they need to do: “radically alter the demography of their employees and publish a... Read more
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Issue No 5902
Friday, October 16 2020
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