Ken Follett’s new novel The Evening and the Morning, a prequel to his bestselling 1989 book The Pillars of the Earth, will be released on 15th September... Read more
Cicely Aspinall is leaving Hodder to join HQ as senior commissioning editor for fiction, while HarperFiction’s Finn Cotton has also been appointed to the team.... Read more
Hay Festival has announced eight “earlybird” events for next year’s activism and climate crisis-themed event.
More than 400 pupils at Stormzy's former school were treated to an event with the grime rapper
Bloomsbury has bought London-based theatre publisher Oberon Books in a £1.2m deal.
Author and You Magazine books editor Kate Figes has died from cancer at the age of 62. Figes wrote two novels and six works of... Read more
Books from Fleet, Picador and Lightning Books are in the running for the £10,000 Portico Prize for Literature, an award "for outstanding literature that best evokes the... Read more
Ahead of the paperback publication of The Silent Patient, its author Alex Michaelides talks to us about the inspirations behind his bestselling debut novel. ... Read more
Jane Bettany has won HQ and Gransnet's writing prize for unpublished women writers aged over 40.
Journalist and activist Anita Sethi is founding the I Belong Here foundation to help marginalised groups find a voice through writing—including proposing a ‘Ministry of... Read more
Voting has opened for the 2019 Costa Short Story Award, with the public invited to pick their favourite from three stories written by mystery authors.... Read more
Duncan Hamilton has become the first person to win the William Hill Sports Book of the Year three times after he scooped the 2019 prize for The... Read more
Author Alistair Humphreys and illustrator Kevin Ward have won the 2019 Educational Writers’ Award for Great Adventurers (Big Picture Press).
Oxford’s redeveloped Story Museum will open in April 2020, including exhibits on Malorie Blackman and Philip Pullman’s work, following a £6m transformation.... Read more
HQ senior commissioning editor Kate Fox has been promoted to editorial director for non-fiction.
Issue No 5869
Friday, January 17 2020
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