Tagged: Amanda Craig

Authors protest as children's books account for 7% of Christmas newspaper coverage

Authors and critics have called for newspapers to increase the space they allow for children’s book reviews after only 7% of the titles chosen for newspapers’... Read more

Full-time writers slam celebrity book trend

Children’s authors have hit out at the slew of celebrity book deals struck in recent months, warning that full-time fiction writers are struggling while famous... Read more

Authors back Barnes' Man Booker protest

Authors such as AS Byatt, Philip Hensher and Susan Hill have expressed their support for Julian Barnes, who earlier this week said US authors should... Read more

Middle Grade neglect risks isolating generation of readers, author warns

Authors and critics are warning that Middle Grade children’s books, for readers aged eight to 12 years, are failing to get the attention they merit... Read more

Authors rally behind festival boycott campaign

Authors have continued to express their support for a campaign to boycott literary festivals which do not pay authors for appearances. Read more

Authors call for boycott on non-paying festivals

Prominent writers including Linda Grant, Denise Mina, Joanne Harris and Francesca Simon have responded to Philip Pullman's protest over the Oxford Literary Festival's failure to... Read more

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