The Quarto Group is selling shares to raise £13.9m following a slowdown in its business coupled with financial challenges arising from its bank debt.... Read more
The Works chief executive Kevin Keaney is stepping down with immediate effect as The Works posts an increase in sales for the Christmas trading period. ... Read more
Indie press Serpentine Books has bagged a "captivating" thriller from début writer Heather Barnett.
Tinder Press has acquired author Francesca Reece’s "tour de force of a début" and plans to make the novel its launch title for summer 2021.... Read more
Harper NonFiction publisher Ed Faulkner is leaving the firm to join Atlantic Books imprint Allen & Unwin UK.
Daunt Books Chelsea will cease trading next month owing to "extremely high" rent and rates.
Puffin will publish the first children’s book by West End actress and author Carrie Hope Fletcher, inspired by Ballet Shoes with official endorsement from Noel Streatfeild’s Estate.... Read more
Quercus is giving a copy of the workbook Me and White Supremacy by Layla F Saad to every member of staff at Hachette UK this month, challenging... Read more
Hutchinson has triumphed in a "fiercely-fought" five-way auction for a dystopian début novel by ex-Publishers Weekly reviews editor Jessamine Chan, securing it in a major six-figure deal. Publishing... Read more
Vintage has revealed its extensive publicity and marketing campaign for Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by début novelist Deepa Anappara featuring partnerships with restaurants Dishoom.... Read more
Canongate has signed a two-book deal for Courttia Newland’s first speculative fiction novel and short story collection.
Children's author Michelle Harrison answers our questions about A Sprinkle of Sorcery, the follow-up to her popular middle grade novel, A Pinch of Magic. ... Read more
Pearson has announced flat underlying revenues and an adjusted operating profit for 2019 of around £590m, right at the bottom of its guidance range, and... Read more
British Nigerian writer Irenosen Okojie will judge the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University (NSSA) alongside short story writer Chris Power, as the... Read more
Works by Labour leadership hopeful Jess Phillips, James O’Brien, David Cameron and Caroline Criado Perez have been shortlisted for the delayed 2019 Parliamentary Book Awards.... Read more
Issue No 5869
Friday, January 17 2020
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