The problem with publishing, I was told this week, is that everyone is too nice. There are worse criticisms that could be made of the... Read more
I never questioned the lack of women in technical roles during my six years as a Microsoft employee. I joined a team in 2009 where... Read more
Author Robert Harris’ intervention into the thorny subject of the BBC’s books coverage at this week’s Costa Book Awards is a welcome one. It... Read more
Stories about the fragility of teenage mental health and the pain of losing a baby are among those on the shortlist of the 2018 BBC... Read more
For a fifth time, an all-female shortlist has been unveiled for the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award, including a nod for 2013 winner Sarah Hall.... Read more
Adam Kay is set to adapt his bestselling account of being a junior doctor, This is Going to Hurt (Picador), into an eight-part BBC comedy drama.... Read more
Alison Hindell has been appointed Radio 4’s commissioning editor for Drama and Fiction after more than a decade as the BBC's head of Audio Drama.... Read more
National Poetry Day and BBC Local Radio have commissioned 12 poems for each of the BBC regions in England to “celebrate the small changes that... Read more
BBC's Radio 4 will broadcast dramatisations of six of Maya Angelou’s memoirs for the first time, 90 years after her birth.
Simon Mayo has announced that his book club on BBC Radio 2 is to end.