Tagged: Maggie O'Farrell

Hamnet summer campaign employs 'living billboard'

The marketing and publicity team behind Maggie O'Farrell's Hamnet (Tinder Press) have unfurled a living billboard in south London, as part of their summer reading campaign.... Read more

O'Farrell, Whitehead, Osman and Slimani join Cheltenham Festival line-up

Maggie O'Farrell, Colson Whitehead, Richard Osman and Leila Slimani are among authors confirmed for the Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival this year.... Read more

RSL launches three-year school reading project as new fellows announced

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) has launched a new project to promote the positive effects reading can have on children's lives, as it announced... Read more

Walker acquires O'Farrell's third picture book

Walker Books is to publish a third picture book by Maggie O'Farrell, illustrated by Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini.  Read more

Second Shelf campaign helps Peters to bumper Bookshop sales

Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell (Tinder Press) has topped online retailer Bookshop.org's bestsellers chart for April, while a campaign by bookshop The Second Shelf helped Torrey Peters' Detransition,... Read more

Aussies rule the shortlist for £25k Walter Scott Prize

Three Australian authors are on the shortlist for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, including Pip Williams, whose debut novel explores the beginnings of the Oxford English Dictionary.... Read more

Hamnet crowned Waterstones Book of the Year 2020

Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell has been named Waterstones' Book of the Year 2020, claiming victory over the shortlist by "an overwhelming majority".... Read more

O'Farrell, McAnulty, Turton win at Books Are My Bag awards

Maggie O’Farrell’s Hamnet (Tinder Press) has been named the public’s favourite book of the year in the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards.... Read more

O'Farrell's Hamnet optioned by Hera Pictures

TV and film rights for Maggie O’Farrell’s Women’s Prize for Fiction-longlisted Hamnet (Tinder Press) have been optioned by Hera Pictures.... Read more

Maggie O’Farrell signs with Walker for first children’s book

The Walker Books Group has acquired Maggie O’Farrell’s first children’s book in a global rights deal. Read more

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