Poetry publisher Bloodaxe Books has appointed a new board for the first time in nearly 40 years. The overhaul coincides with the launch by the press and... Read more
#Merky Books will publish the story of “a viral modern classic of Black British culture”, Keisha the Sket, by Jade LB around 16 years after it was first serialised online. ... Read more
The Women's Prize for Fiction has condemned “attempts to malign or bully” its judges or authors, and reiterated its position on trans authors, following publication... Read more
Ad Lib Publishers has launched a new non-fiction imprint called Mardle Books, with a core team comprising former lead members of Mirror Books.
Independent publisher Fairlight Books is to expand its collection of short contemporary fiction with the addition of four new titles this summer.
The National Centre for Writing (NCW) is launching an Open Doors programme, with authors including Derek Owusu and Abir Mukherjee, exploring ways of connecting with audiences and reflecting... Read more
Orion Spring has acquired a collection of “lyrical and political” poetry about modern womanhood, What Kind of Woman, from American writer and Instagram poet Kate Baer. ... Read more
A gender pay gap report for Macmillan Publishers International shows women's mean average earnings in 2020 were 2% higher than men's, with median pay also... Read more
Faber has pre-empted music industry veteran Tony King’s memoir on a nine-minute video submission.
The Reading Agency has revealed full plans for World Book Night 2021 with writer, TV star and literacy advocate Sandi Toksvig as the 10th anniversary event's... Read more
Michelle Obama has reunited with two London schools, joining their current and former pupils for a one-hour Zoom, to mark the paperback and younger reader... Read more
Profile Books has turned 25 and celebrated the occasion with a raft of promotions across its editorial and campaigns team.
#Merky Books has crowned Jyoti Patel the winner of its New Writers’ Prize 2021, a competition aiming to discover unpublished, underrepresented writers aged 16 to... Read more
Kyle Books, part of the Octopus Publishing Group, will publish A Soundtrack For Life by classical music station Scala Radio.... Read more
Penguin Michael Joseph has launched a high-tech campaign for Peter 2.0, a memoir from Dr Peter Scott-Morgan, “the world’s first human cyborg”.... Read more
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Friday, April 9 2021
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