Authors Ali Smith and Natasha Brown will judge the 10th Goldsmiths Prize, joined by the New Statesman’s Tom Gatti and prize founder Dr Tim Parnell.... Read more
Macmillan Children’s Book has secured Casey McQuiston's YA debut, I Kissed Shara Wheeler, alongside her LGBTQI+ adult crossover novels Red, White & Royal Blue and... Read more
The 16-strong longlist of books contending for the 2022 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF), has been revealed, featuring nine countries.
Arts Council England (ACE) has partnered with groups across the country to launch the Green Libraries programme to help libraries address their environmental impact.... Read more
Andersen Press has landed While the Storm Rages, the new novel from Phil Earle.
Transworld has snapped up the official biography of Sir Terry Pratchett, written by Rob Wilkins, his former assistant, friend and now head of the author’s literary... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has bought Nothing Left Unsaid, the “poignant, funny and quietly devastating” debut novel by Janey Godley.
Candice Carty-Williams, Rev Richard Coles, Winnie Li and Adam Kay were among authors sharing inspirations behind their forthcoming books for the 2022 Orion showcase.... Read more
Bloomsbury predicts it will end its financial year with revenue "comfortably ahead" of market expectations, benefitting from strong trading in the consumer division, and from... Read more
Blackwell's has withdrawn an infamous anti-semitic hoax book from sale via its website and apologised for "any hurt that has been caused" after it was criticised... Read more
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has secured The Last Colony, the new title from British Book Awards and Baillie Gifford Prize-winner Philippe Sands. ... Read more
EmpathyLab, an organisation that aims to build children's empathy, literacy and social activism through literature, is launching two collections of books for readers aged four to 16. ... Read more
Daunt Books Publishing has acquired Kick the Latch, a "truly thrilling" novel by Kathryn Scanlan for the Daunt Originals list.
Firefly has scooped Honesty and Lies, an "ambitious and accessible" historical novel by former Welsh Children’s Laureate Eloise Williams.... Read more
Felicity Trew is leaving the Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency after a decade to return to a career in academia.
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Friday, January 28 2022
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