Tagged: Quick Reads

My reading life

Vaseem Khan’s life changed after discovering the the local library as a child—and now he hopes to inspire others through his Quick Reads contribution.... Read more

Quick Reads publishers donate copies in new campaign

Publishers of the new Quick Reads series will donate a copy of every book sold as part of a Reading Agency campaign. Read more

Braithwaite, Fforde and James to pen new Quick Reads for 2021

Oyinkan Braithwaite, Katie Fforde and Peter James are among the line-up of authors penning a new series of short novels for Quick Reads. Read more

Five questions for... Mahsuda Snaith

Author Mahsuda Snaith talks to us about her short story The Estate, which is part of the Quick Reads relaunch.  ... Read more

Quick Reads returns with Adam Kay and Candice Carty-Williams

Adam Kay has created a special Quick Reads version of his bestselling This is Going to Hurt (Picador) for the first intake of the bitesize book range... Read more

First round of Moyes-funded Quick Reads books to be revealed this autumn

The next Quick Reads titles will be announced this autumn and published in February 2020, accompanied by a “high profile media campaign”, a year on... Read more

Wilkinson to retire from Reading Agency in July 2019

The Reading Agency’s c.e.o. Sue Wilkinson will retire in July 2019, it has been announced, following a five-year stint of leading the literacy charity.... Read more

Jojo Moyes steps in to save Quick Reads from closure

Author Jojo Moyes has pledged to save Quick Reads from closure by funding the adult literacy programme for the next three years.   ... Read more

Authors appeal for Quick Reads to continue

The book trade has reacted with shock and dismay to the “tragedy” that Quick Reads has been scrapped for next year after organisers struggled to... Read more

Quick Reads scrapped for 2019 after sponsor search fails

The adult literacy campaign Quick Reads is wrapping up after 12 years due to lack of funding, The Bookseller can reveal.... Read more

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