Head of Zeus has appointed ex-Orion group publicity and communications director Helen Richardson as publicity consultant.
Oxford University Press and Yale University Press have bagged two nominations each as the Wolfson History Prize 2019 shortlist is revealed.
Val McDermid, Belinda Bauer and Stuart Turton are among the 18 authors on this year’s Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel longlist.
E L James has said she has written a paranormal romance, a "ghost story set in contemporary London", according to an interview in the New York Times.... Read more
Writer and director Sally Wainwright will make a rare appearance at the Wimpole History Festival in June with Bart Van Es, Michael Morpugo, Melvyn Bragg... Read more
Designer Yehrin Tong will create this year’s Books Are My Bag (BAMB) limited edition tote bag design which will be available exclusively in bookshops up... Read more
The Independent Publishers Guild (IPG) has announced the 12 shortlists for its annual awards, with five small presses up for at least two prizes and... Read more
Serpent’s Tail has signed the "remarkable" debut novel by Victoria Gosling, a British author currently living in Berlin.
Octopus imprint Kyle Books has acquired a new money-saving cookbook of healthy recipes by "This Morning" chef Phil Vickery.
The Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award has announced changes to its sponsorship with the University of Warwick its title partner and Caroline... Read more
Max Porter, Rachel Ama, Mick Herron and A C Grayling are among the names taking part in this year’s Balham Literary Festival.
Melissa Harrison, Michael Hughes and Benjamin Wood have been shortlisted for the UK nominations for the European Union Prize for Literature 2019 (EUPL).
Dame Helena Morrissey challenged trade leaders over key aspects of their diversity strategies, as the Publishers Association's new president Peter Phillips laid out his aims... Read more
Singer Jane McDonald has signed a deal with Ebury for her memoir, Unsinkable.
Hachette UK has officially opened its huge "cutting-edge" distribution centre in Didcot after four years of planning and construction.
Issue No 5837
Friday, April 12 2019
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