Hachette has held its first "Changing the Story Day", celebrating the work of its diversity and inclusion network and the publishing that underpins it. ... Read more
The Bad Sex in Fiction Award has gone to dual winners Didier Decoin and John Harvey in a Booker-style decision by the judges.
Lina Langlee has been promoted to literary agent at the Kate Nash Literary Agency, while Robbie Guillory also steps up in a series of changes at the... Read more
Sophie Allen is leaving Octopus imprint Kyle Books after 16 years to join Pavilion as commissioning editor.
Library association CILIP has criticised Boris Johnson following his comments on library services, following an Andrew Marr interview where the Tory leader suggested library closures... Read more
Joe Hammond, author of A Short History of Falling, has died at the age of 50.
Alasdair Gray has won the inaugural Saltire Society Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Scottish literature.
The shortlists for the Society of Authors’ 2019 Translation Prizes have been revealed, seeing 35 translated works from nine different languages put into the running... Read more
The Reading Agency is one of three charities chosen for the Times Christmas Appeal this year.
Linda Grant, Dani Shapiro and Howard Jacobson are among the 12 writers longlisted for the 2020 Wingate Prize.
Inspired Search & Selection has been named the best small company to work for at the Institute of Recruitment Professionals annual awards.... Read more
Greta Thunberg has been named Author of the Year by Waterstones, while The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy (Ebury) was named 2019’s... Read more
The six-strong shortlist for this year’s Tony Lothian Prize, which awards £2,000 to the best unpublished biography, have been announced.
Indie David Fickling Books has appointed Liz Cross as publishing director following her departure from Oxford University Press.
David Higham Associates has announced the 10 authors who will attend its open day for writers from under-represented backgrounds in January.
Issue No 5866
Friday, December 6 2019
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