Publishing needs to move away from the "benign language of diversity" in favour of more "radical" solutions to ensure there is real change for writers and... Read more
HarperCollins Children's Books has signed a new middle-grade fiction series from Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené, the authors of Slay in Your Lane (HarperCollins). ... Read more
Actor and director Idris Elba has signed a global multi-book deal with HarperCollins Children's Books (HCCB) for a range of titles, set to launch in... Read more
Scholastic UK has partnered with Black Cultural Archives for a book to celebrate the Windrush generation and the 40th anniversary of the heritage centre and... Read more
Walker Books has acquired a non-fiction title from Rudimental band member Leon “Locksmith” Rolle and author Derek Owusu.
Baroness Gail Rebuck called for more female c.e.o.s in publishing during a FutureBook Live panel, taking issue with Orion m.d. Katie Espiner, who had referenced the same topic... Read more
Authors have discussed the importance of perspectives on mental health when considering diversity and inclusion, with Rose Cartwright revealing she walked away from a traditional publishing... Read more
Cultural strategist Akua Agyemfra is announced as the third keynote for FutureBook Live 2019, following Waterstones m.d. James Daunt and Bookstat founder Paul Abbassi. ... Read more
Stormzy’s Penguin Random House imprint #Merky Books has signed a two-book deal with "Mostly Lit" podcaster Derek Owusu.
Kindle Entertainment has signed a film and TV option deal with OWN IT! to adapt Shauna O’Briain’s memoir.