Tagged: Lionel Shriver

Rules for scribes

Philip Jones addresses Lionel Shriver's comments about Penguin Random House's diversity drive and the rise of morality clauses in author contracts. Read more

Pictures of the week

Helena Bonham Carter, Sir Trevor McDonald and Dawn O'Porter feature in a star-studded pictures of the week round-up. Read more

Singh and Ross replace Shriver as Mslexia judges

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 responds to her critics

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

Kureishi defends PRH's diversity goal as 'wise and brave'

Hanif Kureishi has hailed Penguin Random House's (PRH) diversity initiatives as "wise and brave". Read more

Mslexia removes Shriver as judge over 'alienating' comments on diversity

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

PRH's Weldon and WriteNow mentees respond to Lionel Shriver

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

PRH 'drunk on virtue' over diversity drive, says Shriver

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 partners with ES for short story podcast

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

Shriver denounces 'politically correct censorship' in literature

Lionel Shriver has criticised the "politically correct censorship" in fiction and urged writers to take a stance against it. Read more

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