Canongate is to publish Lemn Sissay's first children's book, Don't Ask the Dragon, illustrated by Greg Stobbs.
Ethiopian writer, activist and co-founder of blogging platform Zone 9 Befeqadu Hailu has been named International Writer of Courage at the PEN Pinter Prize ceremony. ... Read more
Faber will celebrate the 80th anniversary of the acclaimed classic T S Eliot’s Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, with a film tie-in edition and a new audiobook... Read more
Author Adele Parks scales a skyscraper for charity in this week's pictures round-up, while Margaret Atwood celebrates the launch of The Testaments at Waterstones Piccadilly.... Read more
Poet and performer playwright Lemn Sissay has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize, with judges praising his ability to "forge beautiful words and a thousand... Read more
Works by established poets Andrew Motion, Carol Ann Duffy and Lemn Sissay will be recommended for this year’s National Poetry Day alongside insta-poet Charly Cox... Read more
Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman, Joanna Trollope, Lemn Sissay and Joanne Harris are throwing their weight behind a five day yoga challenge, organised by The Society... Read more
Anne Fine, Philip Gross, Judith Kerr and Lemn Sissay have all joined the Society of Authors as new council members.
Stripes, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, will this year publish a BAME YA anthology of short stories by authors such as Patrice Lawrence,... Read more
Lauren Stevenson and Maeve Clarke have been awarded the top prizes at the Creative Future Literary Awards 2016.