Philip Jones addresses the Publishers Association's industry-wide action plan to tackle inclusivity, and why it is needed.
A working class writers’ collective has formed in response to author Kit de Waal’s “powerful call to arms” to see more such voices represented in... Read more
Penguin Random House and Hachette titles dominate the World Book Night 2018 list, which this year has a spotlight on mental health.
Penguin Random House chief executive Tom Weldon has urged the industry to respond to the "really urgent commercial imperative" of reflecting working class experiences in books.... Read more
Titles by Dorothy Koomson, Kit de Waal and Mark Billingham are among the "enticing" Quick Reads books for next year's campaign.
Viking is publishing a second novel from Kit de Waal in spring 2018.
Authors Anthony Horowitz and Kit de Waal will join Brian Blessed at the Booksellers Association’s conference in Birmingham next month.
Kit de Waal has won the €15,000 (£13,100) Kerry Group Irish Book of the Year for her "heartfelt and far-sighted" fiction work My Name is Leon (Viking).... Read more
Kit de Waal and Andrew McMillan are among the names contributing to Dead Ink's crowdfunded anthology on the working class entitled Know Your Place.... Read more
My Name is Leon by Kit de Waal (Viking), which was recently optioned by Lenny Henry's production company for television, has been shortlisted for 2017's £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize.... Read more