Brighton-based children’s publisher Ivy Kids, part of the Quarto Group, is relaunching as "a sustainable imprint" in 2021 with Georgia Amson-Bradshaw at the helm.... Read more
Hachette and Bonnier Books UK are the latest publishers to announce they will no longer be sending staff to the Bologna Book Fair as a... Read more
London Book & Screen Week, the consumer-facing arm of the London Book Fair, has been cancelled in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.
Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light (Fourth Estate) has gone straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot in its first three days on sale,... Read more
This year’s Prix Voltaire award shortlist has been revealed by the International Publishers Association (IPA).
The Hay Festival is still going ahead as planned in May despite concerns around the spread of coronavirus.
John Murray publisher Mark Richards is co-founding a new publishing company with Diana Broccardo, commercial director of Profile Books, called Swift Press.
Penguin Random House UK's editorial programme WriteNow will return, with workshops planned in England and, for the first time, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. ... Read more
Lisa Taddeo, Tayari Jones and David Mitchell are among the authors appearing at the Southbank Centre for its Summer Literature Season.
HQ has snapped up Jane Fonda’s new book, What Can I Do? My Path from Climate Despair to Action.
Bestselling author and bookshop devotee James Patterson has announced the Young Bookseller Special Achievement Award will return for a second year, handing out £20,000 to young... Read more
Journalist and "The High Low" podcaster Pandora Sykes will tour the UK in July to celebrate the publication of her debut book, How Do We Know We’re... Read more
Tamara Zimet is joining the Edinburgh International Book Festival as deputy programme director.
The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction has unveiled this year’s longlist after "lively debates" among the judges.
Vicki Jarrett, Jane Rawson and Yoko Ogawa are among the writers shortlisted for this year’s Kitschies, honouring the best in speculative and fantastic fiction.... Read more
Issue No 5879
Friday, March 27 2020
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