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Peninsula opens submissions for fiction

Peninsula Press has opened submissions for fiction this September, inviting writers to enter their work for the chance to be part of the publisher's "experimental,... Read more

Women's Prize for Fiction launches initiative for writers under 35

The Women’s Prize for Fiction is partnering with Good Housekeeping magazine to launch a new initiative celebrating writers of fiction aged 35 and under.... Read more

Lantana kicks off new fiction list with debut authors

Independent children's publisher Lantana Press is launching a fiction list, kicking off with the acquisition of two middle-grade novels by debut authors.  Read more

Clare Pooley | 'It is a book about the importance of community in a world where we are more connected than ever but more lonely than ever'

The sought-after first novel by former blogger Clare Pooley exposes the need for connection in the age of social media Read more

Fifth all-female shortlist for BBC Short Story Award

For a fifth time, an all-female shortlist has been unveiled for the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award, including a nod for 2013 winner Sarah Hall.... Read more

Sphere joins with blogger Wallace on parenting novel

Sphere has partnered with blogger Kathryn Wallace to create a comic novel about parenting, working and school gate politics “for anyone who has ever shared... Read more

Dickinson returns to HarperCollins with HQ deal

Miranda Dickinson has returned to HarperCollins after a stint with Pan Macmillan, with imprint HQ publishing two novels from the commercial fiction author. Read more

Fuller wins Desmond Elliott Prize

Claire Fuller has won the Desmond Elliott Prize 2015 for her novel Our Endless Numbered Days (Fig Tree). Our Endless Numbered Days was described by... Read more

London Book Fair's latest deal highlights

Deals revealed during the last two days of London Book Fair 2015, which concluded yesterday (16th), include an "intense auction" for a thriller by Melanie... Read more

Editor's Choices: August Fiction

The Bookseller's Books Editor, Alice O'Keeffe, picked out her favourites from August's hardback and original paperback releases.  Read more

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