Karl Nova has won the CLiPPA prize for his debut poetry collection, Rhythm and Poetry, published by Caboodle Books.
Pushkin Children’s Books has acquired world rights to Bearmouth, a "resoundingly original book", by freelance publishing PR and debut author Liz Hyder.... Read more
Freelance illustrator Emma Chadwick has been revealed as the winner of the inaugural Templar Illustration Competition.
A YA historical fantasy novel, set in Scotland in the fifteenth century, is the winner of this year’s Times/Chicken House Fiction Competition.... Read more
María J Guarda from the Cambridge School of Art has won this year’s Macmillan Prize for Illustration with her story of a family in exile.... Read more
A kickstarter campaign set up by author Alice Oseman to fund a physical version of her online comic Heartstopper has reached its target in two hours.... Read more
A group of US authors has raised more than $102,000 (£77,500) to help children in detention camps.
Michael Rosen, Wonderbly and Macmillan Children’s Books USA are amongst the speakers taking part in this year’s Children’s Media Conference in Sheffield.... Read more
HarperCollins marked the 95th birthday of author and illustrator Judith Kerr with a cocktail party at the Savoy Hotel in London.
Mike Symons, c.e.o. of Parragon, has left the company as it prepares for closure, with only 19 of 140 employees still working at the UK site... Read more
Little Tiger imprint Stripes has chosen stories by four unpublished writers to feature in its upcoming Proud anthology by LGBTQ+ authors.... Read more
Children’s author Horatio Clare is calling for magazine publishers such as Egmont to stop giving away plastic toys, saying the amount of non-disposable plastic used... Read more
Geraldine McCaughrean and Sydney Smith have won the 2018 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals respectively, with Amnesty honours going to Angie Thomas and Levi... Read more
Barrington Stoke is marking the publication of Gill Lewis’s new book Run Wild by partnering with Rewilding Britain.
Hot Key Books, part of Bonnier Zaffre, has acquired a graphic novel about 150 years of feminism.
Author at Walker Books
Author Angie Thomas on why she is "tired of talking about racism", but hopeful for the future.
Issue No 5785
Friday, June 22 2018
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