Poet Carol Ann Duffy and the Manchester Writing School have launched an international poetry project in response to the coronavirus.
This week's star-studded pictures round-up features World Book Day, Rebel Girls, a 90th birthday and a Picador showcase.
Macmillan is celebrating 175 years of publishing in 2018 with an initiative for independent booksellers, roundtable events and the reissue of "one of the most... Read more
An 86-year-old former Town Hall clerk and an organiser of the Milton Keynes Festival are among those shortlisted in the Manchester Writing Competition.
Poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy has written a poem responding to the general election result, painting a scathing portrait of prime minister Theresa May. ... Read more
Saqi Books is to publish Don't Panic, I'm Islamic: Extreme Vetting, NOW!, a satirical book that claims to provide the answers to "all your burning... Read more
British poet Gillian Allnutt is to be awarded Her Majesty’s Gold Medal for Poetry for the year 2016.
The shortlists for poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy's Manchester Writing Competition, comprising the Manchester Fiction Prize and the Manchester Poetry Prize, worth £10,000 apiece, have been revealed.... Read more
The line up for the tenth annual Wimbledon BookFest has been announced, boasting headliners poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, cookery writer... Read more
Exclusive bookshop editions, a Hachette author tour and national comic workshops are among the festivities lined up for this year’s Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) -... Read more