Philip Jones addresses Lionel Shriver's comments about Penguin Random House's diversity drive and the rise of morality clauses in author contracts.
Helena Bonham Carter, Sir Trevor McDonald and Dawn O'Porter feature in a star-studded pictures of the week round-up.
Mslexia, the magazine for women writers, has appointed a panel of Leone Ross and Sunny Singh to judge its Short Story Competition to replace Lionel... Read more
Lionel Shriver has replied to 2016's WriteNow mentees, who recently penned an open letter condemning the author's views on diversity expressed in a column the Spectator.... Read more
Hanif Kureishi has hailed Penguin Random House's (PRH) diversity initiatives as "wise and brave".
Women’s writing magazine Mslexia has removed Lionel Shriver as a competition judge following the author’s controversial statements on diversity in publishing.... Read more
The writers on the first year's intake of the Penguin Random House WriteNow mentorship programme have hit back at author Lionel Shriver's Spectator column criticising... Read more
Lionel Shriver has branded Penguin Random House (PRH) "drunk on virtue" after seeing a "by turns fascinating, comical and depressing" questionnaire for authors to complete as part of... Read more
Borough Press has partnered with the Evening Standard to launch the newspaper’s first podcast series, with 11 original stories about the London Underground from authors such as... Read more
Lionel Shriver has criticised the "politically correct censorship" in fiction and urged writers to take a stance against it.