This time last year, as we headed into 2020, I wondered why the trade was so hesitant about championing itself: after a largely successful decade... Read more
A year like no other, is how David Shelley, chief executive of Hachette UK, described 2020 in his letter to authors.
Debut novelists performed solidly last year, despite widespread fears that they would lose out to more established authors due to 2020's pandemic-hit publishing schedules. ... Read more
Independent publishers are hoping that the busy autumn schedule will not drown out some outstanding books from smaller presses.
Following a slew of press coverage and prize successes—including scooping last week’s Branford Boase Award—Pushkin Children’s Books is looking to grow its list.... Read more
A quarter of a century after the Women’s Prize for Fiction launched, co-founder Kate Mosse looks at how it has helped to change the publishing... Read more
Anthony McGowan and Shaun Tan this week won the CILIP Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway Medal respectively for their books.
Margaret Atwood and the late Judith Kerr have both made The Bookseller's year-end Author Top 50 for the second time.