Alexander Cochran has been promoted from translation rights agent to primary agent at C&W with immediate effect.
Penguin has relaunched its Student Design Award as the Penguin Cover Design Award, opening it to all aspiring book cover designers regardless of higher education status.... Read more
The Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Trust Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist has been revealed featuring Megan Nolan, Costa Prize-winning Caleb Azumah Nelson and... Read more
Comma Press' virtual conference, Manchester in Translation, is to return next month, offering skills and advice to aspiring translators in the north of England and beyond.... Read more
Children’s books website ReadingZone has launched a competition for children and young people to create a picture book for World Book Day, judged by author and illustrator... Read more
Penguin Michael Joseph m.d. Louise Moore will be the head judge on "The Great Cookbook Challenge with Jamie Oliver", aiming to showcase and demystify the publishing process when... Read more
Roxane Gay is launching a new one-year fellowship programme which will see her support three aspiring writers.
The Graphic Novels sector has been in the ascent in recent years, and a concerted push into the UK market by Manga lists bore fruit... Read more
If you chart the shift in the BookScan era of the publishing into Children’s & Young Adult Non-Fiction (CYANF), you see it evolving from, broadly,... Read more
Despite some gaps in the BookScan data, it looks as though 2021 was a record year for the book industry, with many sectors setting annual... Read more
For the first time on record, picture books outsold fiction for young readers through the TCM, after clawing back a huge deficit.
Hay Festival unveils plans to ramp up its educational offer to schools and adult learners.
Bestselling author Celeste Ng’s new novel, Our Missing Hearts, has been signed by Little, Brown for publication in October. ... Read more
Retailer The Works saw sales increase by 30.6% in the 26 weeks to 31st October 2021, compared to the same period in 2020, and reported a... Read more
HarperCollins Ireland has snapped up a "funny and heart-warming" novel from Damien Owens about family ties and finding romance.
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