For the past 12 years, Francis Spufford has walked to work at Goldsmiths College, part... Read more
Authors have praised Francis Spufford’s novel set in the world of Narnia, with some suggesting the C S Lewis estate should allow the book to be... Read more
Tom Fletcher and David Jason celebrate the publication of their latest titles this Super Thursday, as Melvin Burgess celebrates his nomination for the Hans Christian... Read more
Francis Spufford has been awarded the 2017 Desmond Elliott Prize for his "miraculously constructed" debut Golden Hill (Faber).
Francis Spufford has won the Royal Society of Literature’s £10,000 Ondaatje Prize for his debut novel Golden Hill (Faber).
Francis Spufford's much-lauded Golden Hill (Faber) has gained yet another prize nod, this time on the six-strong shortlist for the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award 2017 (£2,500).... Read more
Titles by Francis Spufford, Kit de Waal and Rowan Hisayo Buchanan have been longlisted for the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for first-time novelists.... Read more
Irish novelist Sebastian Barry has won the Costa Novel Award for a second time with Days Without End (Faber & Faber).... Read more
The newspapers’ books of the year round-ups yielded some intriguing results, with Hisham Matar proving the most popular pick; indie publishers taking a healthy share... Read more
Novelist Ali Smith has won the Goldsmiths Prize, awarded for "boldly original" fiction. Smith won the £10,000 award, now in its second year, for How... Read more