Having collected views from Black people across the publishing industry for the past year, the Black Agents and Editors’ Group has outlined 15 steps for... Read more
Simon & Schuster UK has acquired My (Extra)Ordinary Life, a "funny, heart-warming and relatable" debut by author Rebecca Ryan, after winning a three-way auction.... Read more
There are over 200 books published this spring alone by British writers of colour, and 400-plus when including writers of colour from around the globe.... Read more
Penguin Michael Joseph has acquired Soup Broth Bread by Irish chef and cookery author Rachel Allen.
Oneworld publisher Juliet Mabey has snapped up rights to Diary of a Magpie, the “incredibly moving” debut novel from Marie-Claire Amuah.
Canongate is to publish Lemn Sissay's first children's book, Don't Ask the Dragon, illustrated by Greg Stobbs.
Pan Macmillan has landed Single Bald Female, the “unforgettable” debut novel from journalist and Faber Academy graduate Laura Price.
Ian Lamb, Bloomsbury’s head of children’s marketing and publicity, is stepping down after 16 years with the company.
Creative writing charity Arvon's virtual platform Arvon at Home, which it describes as its "4th House', is to remain permanently in use, following its success during... Read more
HarperCollins has picked up Cack-Handed, an “uproarious” memoir by comedian Gina Yashere.
Thames & Hudson is to publish Amy Winehouse: Beyond Black, curated by the singer-songwriter's former stylist and close friend Naomi Parry.... Read more
The Book Fairies, an organisation that urges readers to share their favourite books by leaving them in public spaces to be discovered, is to celebrate debut authors... Read more
Ebury has acquired Hill House Living: How to Create a Joyful Life by stylist, blogger and Instagrammer Paula Sutton, following a heated seven-way auction. ... Read more
The Bologna Children's Book Fair has cancelled this year's physical events and will go digital-only owing to the coronavirus pandemic.
Head of Zeus has acquired In Every Mirror She's Black, the debut novel by Lọlá Ákínmádé Åkerström.... Read more
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Friday, April 9 2021
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