Tagged: Kate Clanchy

Lessons from Clanchy

Lessons from Clanchy

The response to the criticism of Kate Clanchy’s memoir was a moral failure on the part of white publishing—and an artistic failure too... Read more

Whitaker’s world

Last week David Whitaker, a former editor of The Bookseller and for a long time the head of the family that owned the magazine, died.... Read more

Virago founder Callil quits Society of Authors over Clanchy response

Virago founder Carmen Callil has cancelled her membership of the Society of Authors (SoA), arguing it should have shown equal support to Kate Clanchy, Philip Pullman... Read more

Clanchy students defend author over safeguarding criticism

A group of students taught by Kate Clanchy have written an open letter to The Bookseller stating that they did not experience any safeguarding or consent concerns... Read more

Call for Picador to reach out 'beyond publishing' for Clanchy rewrite

Around 350 people have signed an open letter urging Picador to “reach out beyond the publishing world” for its forthcoming revision of Kate Clanchy’s Some Kids I... Read more

Book industry figures condemn abuse of Clanchy critics in open letter

An open letter, now signed by more than 950 figures from the industry, has condemned the abuse suffered by Monisha Rajesh, Professor Sunny Singh and Chimene... Read more

SoA distances itself from president Pullman over Clanchy comments

The Society of Authors (SoA) has distanced itself from its president Philip Pullman over comments he made in defence of Kate Clanchy, whose book has... Read more

Picador considers updates of Clanchy book after 'racial stereotypes' criticism

Picador says it is considering how best to update future editions of Kate Clanchy's prize-winning Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me after the book was... Read more

Clanchy and Hislop to judge Young Writer of the Year Award

Poet and teacher Kate Clanchy and the best-selling author Victoria Hislop will join Andrew Holgate to judge the Sunday Times/University of Warwick Young Writer of the... Read more

Honours for Waterstone, Ishiguro, Beard and Calder

Tim Waterstone, founder of the eponymous bookshop chain Waterstones, has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List with a knighthood for "services to bookselling and charity".... Read more

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