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The Eccles British Library Writer's Award: investing in authors

Catherine Eccles reflects on the history of the Eccles British Library Writer's Award and how it supports authors' careers. Read more

Bringing the magic of Harry Potter to life

Acting children's editor and Harry Potter fan Caroline Carpenter gives her verdict on the British Library's new Harry Potter exhibition. Read more

Reflecting on Women in Publishing

I have been reflecting on Women in Publishing (WiP), which was established in 1979, having completed two sets of interviews with Sarah O’Reilly at the... Read more

ACE announces £3.4m fund for national library website

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced a £3.4m fund to get the next phase of the "single digital presence" (SDP), a long-planned national website for all public libraries, off... Read more

British Library to launch Women Writers series

The British Library is releasing a series of out-of-print books by largely forgotten female writers this spring to coincide with the forthcoming exhibition “Unfinished Business:... Read more

Anna James to edit British Library Christmas collection

Children's author Anna James will edit the British Library's Christmas collection.  Read more

British Library acquires Granta magazine archive

The British Library has acquired the 40-year archive of Granta magazine featuring letters and papers from authors including Margaret Atwood, JG Ballard, Angela Carter and Kazuo Ishiguro.... Read more

British Library considers new Leeds outpost

The British Library is considering opening a new facility in Leeds, alongside plans to expand its existing reading rooms in the area. Read more

Lee replaces Davies at British Library Publishing

John Lee has joined the British Library’s books division as publisher. Read more

Taylor and Hewitt win Eccles British Library Writer’s Award

Novelist Sara Taylor and non-fiction writer Rachel Hewitt have won the Eccles British Library Writer’s Award, scooping £20,000 each.  Read more

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