Durham's annual literary festival will be headlined by authors including Lemn Sissay, Richard Osman and Leïla Slimani, as the event pivots to a hybrid model... Read more
Julia Donaldson, Sara Ogilvie, Lemn Sissay, Ingrid Persaud and Jasbinder Bilan have won prizes at the Indie Book Awards, held as part of Independent Bookshop Week's... Read more
Canongate has landed More Fiya, a poetry anthology by Black British poets edited, curated and introduced by Kayo Chingonyi.
Authors including Lemn Sissay, Grace Dent and Julia Donaldson will feature in a line-up of virtual and in-person events as part of Independent Bookshop Week... Read more
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