Ali Smith has won the inaugural Pleasure of Reading Prize, in recognition of her body of work.
Ali Smith and Joshua Yaffa have won this year's £3,000 Orwell Prizes for Political Fiction and Political Writing respectively.
Political activist, scholar and author Angela Y Davis is joining the Hamish Hamilton list, after signing a five-book deal with the publisher.
Literary magazines are increasingly spotlighting diverse and debut authors, with many new publications focusing on their online offer and a more international outlook, say trade experts. ... Read more
Hamish Hamilton has won a three-publisher auction for The Trio by Johanna Hedman, a “strikingly elegant” literary debut which has been snapped up in a flurry of... Read more
Bernardine Evaristo, Richard Osman and Bimini Bon Boulash were among the line-up of 15 authors at the virtual Penguin General 2021 Autumn Showcase on Tuesday night (1st June), celebrating the... Read more
Comping, the practice of comparing new submissions to other similar books, still has a place in the publishing industry but its value is limited and can... Read more
Hannah Chukwu and Mya-Rose Craig have been appointed to the joint board of the Creative Industries Federation and Creative England.
Hamish Hamilton has triumphed in a five-way auction for a “ground-breaking and much-needed” blend of memoir and nature writing by Noreen Masud.
Bernardine Evaristo has signed a three-book deal with Hamish Hamilton for her first ever non-fiction book, Manifesto, a new novel and debut short story collection.... Read more