Andersen Press is planning a year-long celebration of Elmer the Elephant for 2019, to mark 30 years since David McKee’s first Elmer book was published.... Read more
The Book People will begin selling a refugee tale by 10-year-old Frasier Cox next month, after the school boy won its bedtime story competition, with... Read more
Two John Murray authors, Andrew Michael Hurley and Lisa McInerney, have been jointly awarded the Encore Award 2018 after the judges agreed each writer "more than... Read more
The threat to copyright, and thereby to African publishers, posed by "big tech" was raised by International Publishers Association President Michiel Kolman at the IPA’s first... Read more
BookTrust will next month give publishers the opportunity to discuss its latest research into gaps in children’s reading.
Anwen Hooson, co-founder and former co-managing director of Riot Communications, is launching the Bird Literary Agency.
Author Jojo Moyes has pledged to save Quick Reads from closure by funding the adult literacy programme for the next three years. ... Read more
YA author Hayley Long has won the Tir na n-Og Children’s Literature Award for The Nearest Faraway Place (Hot Key Books).... Read more
Britain’s first black chief constable, Michael Fuller, is publishing a memoir with Kings Road Publishing imprint 535.
Development agency Spread the Word is launching a new annual development programme for London-based writers.
This week's pictures round-up features the inaugural MFest, the 2018 Dylan Thomas Prize and an author celebrating hitting 100,000 TCM sales.
Lonely Planet c.e.o. Daniel Houghton has left the travel publisher and parent company NC2 is reportedly pursuing a sale of the business.... Read more
Olympic champion and TV personality Tom Daley is publishing a new lifestyle book with HQ, called Tom’s Daily Goals.... Read more
English PEN is celebrating the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth by holding an evening of readings with writers and creatives including Ted Hughes Award-winner Jay Bernard and Makar Jackie Kay.... Read more
Gail Honeyman's Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (Harper) has once again topped the UK Official Top 50, selling 19,984 copies for £111,356.
Issue No 5780
Friday, May 18 2018
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