The moral case for geographical diversity, as set out by the Northern Fiction Alliance, stands to benefit the industry in its entirety argues Anita Sethi.... Read more
Hilary Mantel will appear at a Manchester Literature Festival event in April as part of her publicity campaign for The Mirror & The Light (Fourth Estate).... Read more
In this week's pictures round-up, Akala joins Stormzy to launch #Merky Books and CLPE celebrate its new crowdfunded literacy library.
Michael Morpurgo, Jennifer Egan and Jeanette Winterson will appear at the Manchester Literature Festival in October to help explore “divas, dissidents, pioneers and radicals”.... Read more
The relationship between “a writer and their readers should be based on mutual respect”, author Joanne Harris has said.