As Banned Books Week UK kicks off, Global English Editing shares a map of books currently banned internationally.
UK publishers, booksellers and literary agents were among the millions around the world who took part in last week's climate strike, demanding urgent action on... Read more
Oxford University Press has announced 18 Astrid Lindgren books to celebrate 75 years of Pippi Longstocking.
Monoray is to launch an extensive publicity campaign to promote Jess Phillips MP’s new book.
The 2019 Templar Illustration Prize has been awarded to Paula White for her story Bread, Buns and Biscuits.
Canadian author Graeme Gibson has passed away, aged 85, with his partner Margaret Atwood paying tribute to her "beloved" spouse.
David Cameron marked publication day of his autobiography today with a flurry of high profile interviews as HarperCollins hails the success of his memoir. ... Read more
Headline imprint Wildfire has promoted Ella Gordon to commissioning editor following a string of publications including the widely-acclaimed Fleishman is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Ackner.... Read more
Staff at Profile Books and booksellers from independent bookshops Mr B's and Book Hive are among the industry figures taking part in tomorrow's global climate strike.... Read more
Words of Colour has named Irenosen Okojie as the creative communications agency’s first-ever writer-in-residence.
Nikesh Shukla, Konnie Huq and MP Jess Phillips are among the authors on the line-up for the inaugural Words Weekend event in Gateshead. ... Read more
Eloise Williams, author of Gaslight (Firefly), has been named the first-ever Children’s Laureate Wales.
American academic Sharon Fulton will launch Clean Prose, "London’s first co-working space designed specifically for writers", next month.
Sphere and Hachette Audio have signed comedian Miles Jupp to narrate The Shitshow – the latest book in the Is It Just Me Or Is Everything Shit? series. ... Read more
Publishing has a "default no" mindset that stops it innovating, author Sam Conniff Allende told the IPG conference yesterday, as Stephen Page warned firms have... Read more
Issue No 5859
Friday, October 11 2019
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