Tagged: Kit De Waal

The commitments

Philip Jones addresses the Publishers Association's industry-wide action plan to tackle inclusivity, and why it is needed. Read more

Working class writers band together for collective, and Unbound anthology

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

World Book Night titles focus on mental health

Penguin Random House and Hachette titles dominate the World Book Night 2018 list, which this year has a spotlight on mental health. Read more

Weldon 'sick' at lack of working class people in publishing

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

Koomson, de Waal and Billingham among Quick Reads authors

Titles by Dorothy Koomson, Kit de Waal and Mark Billingham are among the "enticing" Quick Reads books for next year's campaign. Read more

Kit de Waal pens 'sweeping love story' for second novel

Viking is publishing a second novel from Kit de Waal in spring 2018. Read more

Horowitz and de Waal to appear at BA Conference

Authors Anthony Horowitz and Kit de Waal will join Brian Blessed at the Booksellers Association’s conference in Birmingham next month. Read more

Kit de Waal wins £13k Irish Book of the Year

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

De Waal and McMillan to feature in 'working class anthology'

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

De Waal, Spufford and Buchanan shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize

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

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