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
Five young writers aged 14-19 are shortlisted for this year’s BBC Young Writers’ Award.
The BBC today relaunched Love to Read, a campaign that celebrates reading for pleasure, at Hay Festival.
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
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
Reading charity BookTrust has appointed Phil Earle as its new writer-in-residence.
Reading charity BookTrust is encouraging children to use their local libraries with a new sticker book, developed in partnership with Igloo Books.
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
Book Trust's Young Adult Literature Convention (YALC) will now be a permanent feature of London Film & Comic Con and will be run by Showmasters.... Read more
The Roald Dahl estate has confirmed that the Roald Dahl Funny Prize for humorous children’s books, the awards it launched with the then children’s laureate... Read more