Julie Burchill's book picked up by Stirling Publishing after contract cancelled

Julie Burchill's book picked up by Stirling Publishing after contract cancelled

A Julie Burchill book that was dropped by Little, Brown after a series of tweets by the journalist has been picked up by Edinburgh-based indie Stirling Publishing.

Welcome To The Woke Trials: How #Identity Killed Progressive Politics had been due for release by the Constable imprint this spring. However, Little, Brown cancelled the contract last December after Burchill wrote tweets about Islam that were branded “deplorable” by m.d. Charlie King in a letter to staff.

Now Stirling has acquired world rights from the Hamilton Agency for the title, billed as “the book on cancel culture they tr...

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