The crowdfunding campaign for Welsh indie store Book-ish has raised more than £15,000—half its overall target—in less than a week.
The Creative Industries Federation and Creative England have relaunched today as Creative UK with a new brand identity and mission "to connect and empower the creative sector".... Read more
Jonathan Cape has signed Enter Ghost, the second novel from Betty Trask Prize-winning author Isabella Hammad.
David Walliams and Tony Ross' Gangsta Granny Strikes Again! (HarperCollins) has soared into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 76,410 copies in... Read more
Welbeck has landed Separation for Beginners, a "sad, joyful story" by Joe Portman, after pre-empting the novel in a two-book deal. ... Read more
Allen & Unwin UK has secured Gary Shteyngart's novel about a group of friends waiting out the pandemic in isolation.
Author Anne Stairmand is encouraging authors to send signed children’s and YA books to domestic violence refuges to support her new charity, Refuge in Literacy... Read more
A free workshop for writers of colour is being organised by The Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI).
Scribe has landed Pink Slime, a novel by Uruguayan author Fernanda Trías about a woman struggling against a modern-day plague, to be translated by Heather Cleary.... Read more
Verve Books is expanding its list, signing with a trio of writers including literary scout Eve Gleichman, writer Laura Blackett (pictured) as well as Rosalie Knecht of the Vera Kelly spy series.... Read more
Marian Keyes shared details about the sequel to the eagerly awaited Rachel’s Holiday as part of Penguin Michael Joseph’s spring showcase last night (22nd November). ... Read more
Real Estate (Hamish Hamilton) by Deborah Levy has been named Hay Festival Book of the Year 2021, after hundreds of readers nominated the "compulsively readable narrative"... Read more
Sceptre has pre-empted an exploration of the history of Alexandria in Egypt by presenter and academic Dr Islam Issa.
The Cambridge Satchel Co is partnering with publisher Vintage to create a special edition 'ultimate book bag'.
Picador has signed up The Centre by debut author Ayesha Manazir Siddiqi about a mysterious immersive language course.
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Issue No 5952
Friday, November 26 2021
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