Profile Books and the Wellcome Collection will publish Elif Shafak’s manifesto offering “a rallying cry for hopefulness”.
The Cliveden Literary Festival returned for a third time last weekend with Ian McEwan, Howard Jacobson and Elif Shafak among the authors taking part in a... Read more
Elif Shafak and Marina Warner are among the authors attending the Edinburgh Book Fringe.
Independent publishers take up more than half of the Wellcome Book Prize shortlist with Canongate, Oneworld, CB Editions and the Text Publishing company all vying... Read more
The London Book Fair has revealed its full author line-up for 2019 with Karin Slaughter appearing as well as Elif Shafak, Kit de Waal, Lara... Read more
Novelists Elif Shafak and Kamila Shamsie are set to headline the UK’s first dedicated festival of Muslim culture, literature and ideas, at the British Library... Read more
Leading Turkish novelist Elif Shafak and novelist and poet Deborah Levy are among those judging the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize.
More than 50 prominent authors, including Man Booker Prize winner George Saunders, have signed a letter to President Xi Jinping calling for the release of Liu Xia, widow of Chinese dissident and Nobel... Read more
Margaret Atwood, Paul Auster and Elif Shafak have joined a number of other authors in criticising Russia’s treatment of Ukraine and calling for freedom of... Read more
Turkish novelist and political commentator Elif Shafak and cultural historian and biographer Lucy Hughes-Hallett are to join Andrew Holgate on the judging panel of The... Read more