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Bhattacharya wins Spread the Word Life Writing Prize

Santanu Bhattacharya has won Spread the Word’s Life Writing Prize 2021, with "The Nicer One", hailed by judges as a "gut-punch of a piece".... Read more

Damian Barr's Literary Salon expands with guest hosts

Damian Barr's Literary Salon is expanding with exclusive events and guest host authors and journalists including Sara Collins and Sathnam Sanghera. Read more

BBC Scotland to air literature series based on Barr's Salon

BBC Scotland is launching a new literature series hosted by Damian Barr and featuring interviews with fiction, non-fiction and poetry writers. Read more

Poet to petition Sadiq Khan over library closures

South London poet Chrissie Gittins is to petition London Mayor Sadiq Khan (pictured) about the future of Lewisham's library services. Read more

Journalist Barr’s début novel to Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury has acquired a début novel by journalist Damian Barr, entitled You Will Be Safe Here, to be published in spring 2018.... Read more

Pictures of the week

We have images from the first meeting of the Wellcome Book Prize 2016 judges, the launch of Head of Zeus' history list, and a party... Read more

Bakewell, Sanghera, Hadley, Barr and Balkwill to judge Wellcome Prize

Joan Bakewell, Sathnam Sanghera, Tessa Hadley, Damian Barr and Frances Balkwill will judge the Wellcome Book Prize 2016. Read more

Dawson, Barr and Cain make IoS's Rainbow list

Authors James Dawson, Damian Barr and Matt Cain are listed in the Independent on Sunday’s Rainbow list of the top 101 LGBT people, published yesterday... Read more

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