In her “provocation” in The Bookseller this week, author Kamila Shamsie calls for a Year of Publishing Women in 2018—12 months when publishers... Read more
A Waterstones branch is dedicating its ‘Staff Recommends’ bay to female writers to celebrate the 'Year of Publishing Women'.
Penguin is to celebrate the centenary of women getting the vote with a new series called Penguin Women Writers.
Writers including Kamila Shamsie and Madeleine Thien are taking part in PEN International's campaign The Day of the Imprisoned Writer, championing the cause of five imprisoned writers. ... Read more
Shadow attorney general Shami Chakrabarti has expressed support for Kamila Shamsie’s proposal for a Year of Publishing Women in 2018 ahead of the publication of... Read more
The Royal Society of Literature is to welcome a new generation of writers under 40 to become Fellows, and is inviting recommendations from outside of... Read more
From established authors to a bookseller's debut novel, the Man Booker Prize 2017 longlist comprises 13 novels across a variety of genres. Read extracts from... Read more
A bookseller's unpublished debut is among the novels longlisted for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize 2017, alongside books by authors including Arundhati Roy, George Saunders, Sebastian Barry and Zadie... Read more
The director of The Literary Consultancy, who passed away last month at the age of 53, is remembered by novelist Kamila Shamsie for her kindness,... Read more
Sam Leith, the author, columnist and literary editor of the Spectator, is chairing the judging panel for the 10th Desmond Elliott Prize. ... Read more