Sevastian Volkov has won this year’s Impress Prize for New Writers, for his YA novel Orris and the Shadow Maiden.
Usborne author PG Bell, creator of the children’s book series The Train to Impossible Places, has partnered with the National Literacy Trust and The Postal Museum... Read more
Bookshops in Scotland will still be able to offer click and collect services despite a toughening of coronavirus restrictions, with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon... Read more
A Palme D’Or-winning screenwriter and director, a former Man Booker-longlisted author and a multi-award nominated Irish writer have made the shortlist of the 2020 Costa Short... Read more
Solaris, an imprint of Rebellion Publishing, has acquired a sequel anthology to New Suns by Nisi Shawl.
Bookouture has acquired two historical novels by debut author Lora Davies.
Holliday Grainger has been confirmed as the narrator of Girl A (HarperCollins), the hotly tipped debut novel by Abigail Dean.... Read more
Black & White Publishing has acquired Estelle Maskame’s seventh YA novel, Becoming Mila, to be published on the 6th May 2021 as the first book in a... Read more
Cultural communications agency Midas has acquired literary agency The bks Agency.
Children’s Books North co-founders Tilda Johnson, Emma Layfield and Liz Scott are launching a mentoring scheme for emerging publishing professionals living in the North of England and in... Read more
Jeffrey Archer is leaving Pan Macmillan after 18 years and returning to HarperCollins in a three-book deal.
Penguin Books has pre-empted What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson, a YA debut about "beauty, brutality and broken people trying to survive", branded "a masterpiece of a thriller".... Read more
Actress Dame Eileen Atkins, aged 86, will publish her memoir with Virago in October 2021.
Bonnier Books UK has appointed Thomas & Mercer publisher Jane Snelgrove to lead its new digital-first imprint, Embla Books, which launches this year. ... Read more
Viking is to publish two further First World War history titles by Dr Nick Lloyd, to follow on from The Western Front, which the imprint is... Read more
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Friday, January 15 2021
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