Authors have hit back at writer Will Self's assertion that the novel is “doomed to become a marginal cultural form”.
Elena Ferrante is to write a weekly newspaper column for the Guardian’s new look Weekend magazine.... Read more
Lisa Smith has won the Guardian and Fourth Estate BAME Short Story Prize for her story "Auld Lang Syne", a "subtle and sly" look at... Read more
Abiola Oni has won the Guardian and Fourth Estate BAME Short Story Prize with her dystopian story "75".
Drama producer Playground has secured the rights to The New Odyssey – The Story of Europe’s Refugee Crisis by Guardian journalist Patrick Kingsley.... Read more
Penguin Random House UK chair Gail Rebuck has joined the board of the Guardian Media Group as non-executive director.
The Guardian newspaper has teamed up with 4th Estate to launch a prize for short stories by BAME writers.
A Guardian investigation has revealed Amazon is selling illegal weapons on its website, including stun guns, pepper spray pistols and knuckledusters. The newspaper described being able... Read more
Books published by independent publishers dominate this year’s Guardian First Book Award longlist, with Granta editor Max Porter’s novel among those longlisted. Porter’s Grief is... Read more
Kate Saunders’ Five Children on the Western Front (Faber), the winner of the Costa children's book award in January, is longlisted for this year’s... Read more