Nadia Shireen’s The Bumblebear (Puffin) is now available in braille via ClearVision’s library scheme thanks to a partnership with BookTrust.... Read more
Oxford University Press has acquired a standalone children’s book written by V&A costume expert Lara Flecker and illustrated by Trisha Krauss.... Read more
Anna Foley Simmons has scooped the inaugural Thinking Woman's Writing Award, a new prize set up by British-Nigerian author and TV presenter Kate Jegede to address "woeful" underrepresentation of... Read more
Canongate has promoted Anna Frame to publicity director and appointed Cornerstone’s Celeste Ward-Best to cover the maternity leave of head of marketing Vicki Watson.... Read more
Sophie Ransom, formerly associate director for Midas Public Relations, has been promoted to the role of deputy director of books.
The British Library is teaming up with a Swiss Arts Council project to create a day of events on 5th December showcasing the literature and... Read more
Psychological thriller author Louise Jensen has moved from Bookouture to HQ in a three-book deal.
Voice and artificial intelligence are the most likely candidates to further disrupt the book business, according to the results of a survey of the book... Read more
The Palgrave Study Skills series has rebranded as Macmillan Study Skills, offering a “new identity, refreshed digital resources” as well as additional titles to aid student wellbeing.... Read more
Verso Books has acquired a "masterly portrait of an anxious nation" under Brexit, called Dreams of Leaving and Remaining, by James Meek.... Read more
Thames & Hudson will publish the debut picture book, The Star in the Forest, by Glasgow-based author and illustrator Helen Kellock.... Read more
Roxane Gay is appearing in conversation with Liv Little, the founder of gal-dem, for her very first visit to the UK. ... Read more
Unbound is to give 345 copies of the refugee anthology, A Country to Call Home, to schools and youth organisations across the UK, including Essex, Kent,... Read more
Scottish Book Trust has announced the Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship for professional writers living in Scotland is now open for applications.
Pan Macmillan has won a 10-way auction to publish a book on the "entrepreneurial path", How I Built This, from business podcaster Guy Raz.... Read more
Issue No 5820
Friday, November 16 2018
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