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
Ali Smith has won the inaugural Pleasure of Reading Prize, in recognition of her body of work.
Bloomsbury is to co-sponsor a new prize launched by Give a Book, in celebration of the charity's 10th anniversary.
Vintage will publish a series of classic fairy tales which “don’t need a happily ever after”, with feminist rewriting from authors Rebecca Solnit, Malorie Blackman,... Read more
Over 250 writers including Sally Rooney, Jeanette Winterson and George Saunders have thrown their support behind novelist Kamila Shamsie after a German literary prize was... Read more
Kamila Shamsie has been awarded 2017's £10,000 London Hellenic Prize, given to the best book inspired by or relating to Greece, for Home Fire (Bloomsbury).... Read more
Kamila Shamsie, Mohsin Hamid and Neel Mukherjee have all been shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018, worth $25,000 (£19,200).
Debuts by Imogen Hermes Gowar, Laura Freeman, Fiona Mozley and Adam Weymouth have been shortlisted for the Sunday Times/ Peter Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer... Read more
The creation of the Women’s Prize for Fiction made it “embarrassing” for other prizes to have all-male shortlists, Golden Booker judge Kamila Shamsie has said, at ... Read more
Bloody Scotland launches its 2018 programme, Donald Trump visits London Waterloo and Kamila Shamsie is crowned the 2018 Women's Prize champion in this week's pictures... Read more