The Bradford Literature Festival was created out of imperatives that were unashamedly simple. We wanted to bring people together, change the image of Bradford, contribute to... Read more
In her series of columns Lizzie Damilola Blackburn, debut author of Yinka, Where is Your Huzband? (Viking), reveals all about the reality behind the dream of... Read more
This week, John Agard became the first poet to win the BookTrust lifetime achievement award. Here, judge Frank Cottrell-Boyce pays tribute to him.
Somerset Libraries’ tablet lending scheme enabled residents in areas of high deprivation to seek work or access local wellbeing services through Covid.
The Children’s Laureate gives an update on her Life-changing Libraries campaign to fund primary school libraries.
Libraries and publishers have much to gain by taking a more collaborative approach in the way they work with each other
The Booker this week caused a minor fluctuation in the space-time continuum with the unveiling of a shortlist variously described as diverse, fresh, and baffling.... Read more
The publishing frenzy that is Super Thursday will leave many authors in the cold, having to find new ways to engage with potential readers of... Read more
Last week The Stage magazine reported that UK theatre stood on a precipice, without government help or a reopening plan; on the BBC’s “Front Row”, the conductor... Read more
The protest movement sweeping the world since the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has forced an international soul searching to understand the pervasive racial... Read more