Tagged: Arifa Akbar

A critical space

Philip Jones on the value of literary editors and books coverage in newspapers. Read more

Akbar’s memoir of sisterhood, TB and grief to Sceptre

Sceptre has pre-empted Consumed: A Sister’s Story by Guardian chief theatre critic Arifa Akbar.... Read more

Williams, Alderton and Akbar to judge 2019 Women's Prize

The 2019 Women’s Prize’s judging panel has been unveiled, featuring author and historian Kate Williams, writer Dolly Alderton, and Unbound’s Arifa Akbar among others.... Read more

Akbar to edit online literary magazine for Unbound

Unbound is launching an editorially-independent online literary magazine dedicated to long-form writing, edited by former Independent literary editor Arifa Akbar, and titled Boundless.... Read more

Pressure mounts on book review pages

This year’s haemorrhaging of literary journalists from the national newspapers has been described as “heartbreaking” for the book industry, and has renewed the spotlight on... Read more

i outlines plans for books coverage

The i’s arts editor Alice Jones has outlined the newspaper’s plans for book reviews under the newspaper’s new ownership.... Read more

Book of the Year judges unveiled

The Pool founder Sam Baker; Robbie Millen and Arifa Akbar, literary editors of the Times and the Independent respectively; authors Viv Groskop and Sali Hughes;... Read more

The i newspaper to increase books coverage

The i newspaper is set to increase its books coverage under its new ownership, its editor has told The Bookseller.... Read more

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