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Why write YA?

Ahead of YALC 2015, Gemma Malley, director of communications at Book Trust and author of seven YA novels, takes a look at why authors... Read more

Cressida Cowell to have third year as Waterstones Children's Laureate

BookTrust has extended Cressida Cowell's tenure at Waterstones Children's Laureate by a year, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more

Ed Vere named BookTrust's new illustrator in residence

BookTrust has named bestselling writer and illustrator Ed Vere as its new illustrator in residence. Read more

'Diverse' BBC Young Writers’ Award shortlist revealed

Five young writers aged 14-19 are shortlisted for this year’s BBC Young Writers’ Award. Read more

BBC relaunches Love To Read campaign at Hay

The BBC today relaunched Love to Read, a campaign that celebrates reading for pleasure, at Hay Festival.  Read more

BBC launches 2016 teen story competition

The BBC and Book Trust have launched this year’s young writers award, which will be judged by author Juno Dawson, writer Anthony Anaxagorou and Radio... Read more

Dame Jenni Murray to chair BBC Short Story Award 2016

The judging panel for the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with Book Trust has been revealed, naming broadcaster Dame Jenni Murray as its chair.... Read more

Earle appointed writer-in-residence at BookTrust

Reading charity BookTrust has appointed Phil Earle as its new writer-in-residence. Read more

BookTrust promotes libraries with sticker book

Reading charity BookTrust is encouraging children to use their local libraries with a new sticker book, developed in partnership with Igloo Books. Read more

Book Trust launches 2015 advent calendar

Reading charity Book Trust has created an online advent calendar of books that children “would love to find under the tree”, featuring titles by authors... Read more

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