Orion Fiction has promoted Emad Akhtar to publisher, while Francesca Pathak will step up to publishing director.
Paramount Pictures has bought film rights to Adrian McKinty’s upcoming thriller The Chain (Orion) in a seven-figure deal.
Penguin Random House UK has revealed the nine winners of the 2019 Student Design Award, following a record-breaking number of 2,313 entries.
An indie publisher has been forced to find a new venue to launch its anti-Brexit poetry anthology Bollocks to Brexit: An Anthology of Poems and Short... Read more
Man Booker shortlisted author Chigozie Obioma, author and curator Irenosen Okojie, author Bernadine Evaristo and award-winning poet Raymond Antrobus are among the writers on the line-up... Read more
Nicholas Sparks has apologised to the LGBTQ community following the release of an email exchange from 2013.
London's inaugural Capital Crime festival launched last night with British Book Award winner Louise Candlish and Mark Edwards.
James Clarke, Raymond Antrobus and 70-year-old debut novelist Anne Youngson are among the winners of this year's Society of Authors' Awards, which total £100,000. ... Read more
US poet Elizabeth Acevedo has won this year’s CILIP Carnegie Medal for her verse novel, The Poet X (Egmont/Electric Monkey), while Jackie Morris scooped the... Read more
Ebury has launched an independent external review of Pedro Baños’ How They Rule the World, as the PRH imprint comes under mounting pressure to withdraw the book... Read more
The next Quick Reads titles will be announced this autumn and published in February 2020, accompanied by a “high profile media campaign”, a year on... Read more
Publication of Naomi Wolf’s latest book has been postponed in the US following “new questions” about its contents but UK publisher Virago is standing by... Read more
George R R Martin is making a UK visit and appearing in a Waterstones event to discuss his latest book, Fire and Blood (HarperCollins).... Read more
Serpent’s Tail will publish a new memoir by British-Zimbabwean author Alexandra Fuller.
Sally Rooney’s Normal People (Faber) has won the £10,000 Royal Society of Literature’s Encore Award for a second novel.... Read more
Issue No 5853
Friday, August 16 2019
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