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

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

Koomson, de Waal and Billingham among Quick Reads authors

Titles by Dorothy Koomson, Kit de Waal and Mark Billingham are among the "enticing" Quick Reads books for next year's campaign. Read more

Quick Reads seeks broader reach

This year will see Quick Reads—the adult literacy campaign founded by Baroness Rebuck in 2006—looking to greatly expand its remit. Read more

McNab wins inaugural Ruth Rendell Award for promoting literacy

Andy McNab has won the inaugural Ruth Rendell Award for the author who has done the most to champion literacy. Read more

Colgan and Say Mitchell pen 2017 Quick Reads titles

Titles from Jenny Colgan, Susan Jeffers and Dreda Say Mitchell will be published next year as part of the Galaxy Quick Reads inititative. Read more

Pictures of the week

A birthday, an awards and a showcase - here are the latest pictures of the week. Read more

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