Literary editors look to future after lockdown cutbacks

Literary editors look to future after lockdown cutbacks

Book review coverage has been hit by the pandemic, with reduced coverage in several key publications over the past year, but some literary editors predict that pages will return this year, while many are making the most of digital opportunities.

The Daily Telegraph has seen reductions since the onset of Covid-19, with fewer reviews in the Saturday Review section, and the regular genre fiction and children’s book review columns discontinued for the past year. Literary editor Iona McLaren is once again the sole member of staff on the books team. Meanwhile, after a successful few years, the T...

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