The winners of this year's RSL Literature Matters Award have been announced.
Norman Drake, a former director of Blackwell's, founder of Drake Marketing Services and former co-owner of Pluto Press, has died at the age of 80.... Read more
Canongate has promoted Jessica Neale to rights and contracts director, as Andrea Joyce steps down as rights director after 13 years with the company. ... Read more
Pan Macmillan sales and brand director Anna Bond is leaving the publisher after 17 years to join Hachette UK as managing director of Octopus Publishing Group. ... Read more
Bluemoose Books founder Kevin Duffy has called on the publishing industry to rally behind its smaller presses at this time of crisis and to establish a... Read more
The McIlvanney Prize and the Bloody Scotland Debut Crime Novel of the Year award will go ahead this year as planned, sponsored for the first... Read more
After three years working together as Caskie Mushens, literary agents Robert Caskie and Juliet Mushens have decided to work independently.... Read more
Hachette UK has set up a new website to offer NHS workers across the country free e-books to thank them for their dedication during the... Read more
Bloomsbury and the British Film Institute are relaunching the titles in the BFI Film Classics series, with redesigned covers and new additions to the collection.... Read more
The six-strong shortlist for the Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour has been announced.
Penguin Random House UK has revealed it is furloughing "some" of its staff across the business, extending to staffers in its London office.... Read more
The work of young and experimental poets dominates this year's Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize, worth £30,000.
Europa Editions is moving the publication date of Elena Ferrante's new novel, The Lying Life of Adults, from 9th June to 1st September 2020 owing to the impact of coronavirus on the... Read more
CILIP is postponing the winners' ceremony for the 2020 Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals and extending its Shadowing Scheme until October, taking into account the government's advice concerning the... Read more
Audible is to release Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses this week, becoming the first platform to produce an audio version of the novel.... Read more
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Friday, June 5 2020
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