Authors Carys Davies and Kit de Waal will be among the judges for this year’s Sunday Times Short Story Award, which is sponsored for the first time... Read more
Chatto & Windus has acquired The Executor by poet, novelist and memoirist, Blake Morrison.
Writer development organisation Spread the Word is launching a new nationwide Life Writing Prize, thanks to a donation from writer Joanna Munro and partnership support... Read more
Books from Jonathan Cape and Faber and Faber, as well as new African literature publisher Cassava Republic, are on the shortlist for this year’s Goldsmiths... Read more
The author Jenny Diski, who published a memoir about living with inoperable lung cancer only last week, has died aged 68.
Writer and critic Blake Morrison is to chair this year’s Goldsmiths Prize – the £10,000 award created by Goldsmiths, University of London, in association with... Read more
With Blake Morrison's unsettling novel The Last Weekend adapted into a drama by ITV this month, here's an exclusive extract of the first chapter... Read more
Blake Morrison encourages a call to arms for people to fall in love with reading again in 2012 Read more