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Burton and Halls join Costa Book Awards judges

Novelist Jessie Burton and children's book author Smriti Halls are among the judges confirmed for the 2021 Costa Book Awards, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this... Read more

Burton to publish The Miniaturist sequel with Picador

Jessie Burton’s sequel to her bestseller The Miniaturist will be published as a super-lead title by Picador in July 2022.... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up features the World Book Day 2020 list reveal at #KidsConf19, Nicola Sturgeon at Bloody Scotland and publishers at the global climate... Read more

Picador reveals major publicity campaign for Burton's The Confession

Picador has announced details of a publicity blitz for new Jessie Burton novel The Confession as its September release approaches.... Read more

Curtis Brown staffer's debut, second Villanelle novel on Frankfurt hotlists

A debut from a literary assistant at Curtis Brown acquired in the UK in a "major" auction, and a dark thriller pre-empted for a substantial... Read more

Burton to reimagine Medusa myth in 'empowering' YA

Jessie Burton will retell the Medusa myth in an "empowering" YA title for Bloomsbury, exploring themes of "toxic masculinity and the meaning of consent".... Read more

CBI taps into feminist focus

Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) is launching a project to celebrate women and girls in children’s books to mark the centenary of women’s suffrage in the... Read more

Burton's first children's book to be Grimm fairytale retelling

Jessie Burton’s first children’s book with Bloomsbury’s Children’s Books will be a feminist reimagining of the Grimms’ fairytale “The Twelve Dancing Princesses”, entitled The Restless... Read more

Two more Jessie Burton novels to Picador

Picador has acquired the next two novels by Jessie Burton, author of The Miniaturist and The Muse.... Read more

Romola Garai to star in BBC adaptation of 'The Miniaturist'

Romola Garai is starring in the BBC adaptation of Jessie Burton’s “genre-bending” debut The Miniaturist. Read more

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