Jeanette Winterson, Candice Brathwaite and Daisy Buchanan are headlining the Evening Standard's inaugural Stories Festival.
The Evening Standard and Netflix are launching the Stories Festival and competition “to inspire a new generation of storytellers”, featuring Jed Mercurio, Naoise Dolan and Will Young. ... Read more
Five picture books published by Hodder Children’s Books, Egmont, Flying Eye Books, HarperCollins Children’s Books and Nosy Crow are in the running for this year’s... Read more
Borough Press has partnered with the Evening Standard to launch the newspaper’s first podcast series, with 11 original stories about the London Underground from authors such as... Read more
The Evening Standard has launched the Oscar’s First Book Prize 2016 and is inviting UK publishers to submit entries.
Amazon has stepped in to sponsor 25 reading volunteers as part of the London Evening Standard’s literacy campaign. The e-commerce company will fund 25 volunteers... Read more
Author and illustrator Steve Antony has won this year’s Oscar’s First Book Prize for The Queen’s Hat (Hodder Children’s Books). The £5,000 prize was... Read more
Authors David Walliams, Malorie Blackman, and David Nicholls, Blair Partnership founder Neil Blair, publishing m.d.s Louise Moore and Richard Beswick, Folio Prize founder Andrew Kidd... Read more