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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

British Library reveals 6.2% gender pay gap

Women earn 6.2% less than men per hour at the British Library, it has been revealed. Read more

Harry Potter exhibition goes online

Google is hosting the British Library’s History of Magic exhibition online as the physical version closes its doors. Read more

Pictures of the week

This week features some familiar faces, a charity auction, a touring Harry Potter exhibition and a sold-out performance of The Vagina Monologues.... Read more

Evers and McWatt land £20k British Library residences

Stuart Evers and Tessa McWatt have been announced as the joint winners of the Eccles British Library Writer’s Award. Read more

PLR increases but drop in registered loans 'disheartening'

The British Library Board has recommended that the Public Lending Right (PLR) rate be increased to 8.2p per loan in 2018. Read more

A sneak peek at the British Library's Harry Potter exhibition

Unseen material from J K Rowling and Bloomsbury’s personal collections sit alongside artefacts from the British Library's archives in the new Harry Potter: A History of... Read more

Harry Potter exhibition sells record 30,000 advance tickets

The British Library has revealed that its Harry Potter exhibition has sold more than 30,000 tickets - the highest number of advance tickets it has ever... Read more

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