Head of Edinburgh International Book Festival Nick Barley has warned of the “irretrievable damage to Britain” by the current visa system, following publishers’ concerns for the free... Read more
Publishers have spoken out about the increasing problems of authors getting visas for international travel—both when coming to the UK and when making certain trips... Read more
Penguin Random House is exploring an editorial presence in Manchester, possibly in 2019, in collaboration with Northern Fiction Alliance members, with potential financial support from Arts Council England... Read more
The Northern Fiction Alliance has announced it is hosting a Regional Diversity Roundtable in January 2019, in light of the Publishers Association’s latest survey on... Read more
Author of the Oscar-nominated film “45 Years” David Constantine has signed a deal for a collection of short stories, The Dressing-up Box, with Comma Press.... Read more
Short story writer Eley Williams will be the keynote speaker at the fourth annual National Creative Writing Graduate Fair.
Actors Jeremy Irons, Maxine Peake, Zoë Wanamaker and Christopher Eccleston have joined a campaign, organised by Comma Press, calling for an end to the British policy of... Read more
The Northern Fiction Alliance (NFA) has devised an eight-point plan to “reshape and redefine the current literary landscape”.
Independent publisher Comma Press bands together with US firm Deep Vellum to publish an anthology of seven stories by writers affected by the US’ recent... Read more
Members of the Northern Fiction Alliance have said they have seen boosts in book and rights sales from being part of the coalition.... Read more