Hachette UK has reported a "solid" third quarter, slightly down on last year due to slow sales in Education, as parent company Lagardère revealed a 4.1%... Read more
Collins Dictionary has revealed its word of the year is "climate strike" after the form of protest took off in 2019 thanks to Greta Thunberg... Read more
Unbound has made four people redundant and imposed a "pause" on accepting submissions for its digital list, the company has revealed.
Film director Richard Curtis has signed a deal with Locksmith Animation to create an animated feature based on his festive children's books, in a project... Read more
CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, is leading a campaign calling for politicians to make local libraries a big election issue.... Read more
Novels by authors including Toni Morrison, Sylvia Plath and Salman Rushdie have been recognised by the BBC in a new list of novels chosen by... Read more
Overbrook Entertainment has optioned Lucy Adlington's YA novel, The Red Ribbon, about a 14-year-old Jewish girl working as a seamstress at Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.... Read more
Sarvat Hasin has won the inaugural Mo Siewcharran Prize for unpublished authors from BAME backgrounds, securing a deal with Dialogue Books.
An eight-strong shortlist of writers from both sides of the Atlantic has been revealed for the £20,000 Eccles Centre & Hay Festival Writer’s Award.... Read more
YA and children’s writers Jenny Valentine, Ali Sparkes, Aneirin Karadog, Brian Conaghan and Patrice Lawrence will join the Hay Festival Scribblers Tour to visit thousands... Read more
Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird is coming to London’s West End in May 2020, after opening on Broadway last December to rave reviews.... Read more
Four debuts have been shortlisted for the Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the Year Award after a record number of submissions forced an... Read more
Ali Bowden, director of Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature Trust, has been handed an honorary degree from Edinburgh Napier University.
Andersen Press has snapped up two picture books to help children tackle their problems and worries from poet Rachel Rooney and artist Zehra Hicks.... Read more
HarperCollins is doubling up on promotion for Lucy Foley’s latest novel with an extensive month-long marketing campaign.
Issue No 5866
Friday, December 6 2019
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