Tagged: MeToo

Serong scoops £2k inaugural Staunch Prize

Australian author Jock Serong has won the inaugural Staunch Book Prize for his “extraordinary” thriller On The Java Ridge (Text Publishing). Read more

Farrow's #MeToo probe goes to Fleet for 'significant' sum

Fleet is publishing investigative reporter Ronan Farrow’s Catch and Kill, about his year-long investigation into sexual misconduct which triggered the #MeToo movement.... Read more

Industry staffers slam delay to promised harassment code of conduct

Industry staffers have criticised what they have called a "woefully lacking and inadequate" response to the sexual harassment issue, with an industry code of conduct... Read more

PRH and HarperCollins titles vie for £2k Staunch Prize

Titles from Penguin Random House and HarperCollins are competing with an unpublished manuscript on the inaugural Staunch Prize shortlist. Read more

Fishwick urges public to read Greer's controversial essay On Rape with 'open mind'

Bloomsbury publishing director Michael Fishwick has urged people to read Germaine Greer’s controversial On Rape essay “with an open mind”, saying he hoped it would... Read more

Bloomsbury to publish Greer's controversial rape essay

Bloomsbury will publish Germaine Greer's controversial essay On Rape in September. Read more

Morality clauses 'have doubled' over the last year

Instances of so-called "morality clauses" in authors’ contracts have doubled over the last year, according to one prominent UK literary agent. Read more

Authors facing increasing pressure on 'morality'

The Royal Society of Literature’s president Marina Warner has lamented the increasing pressure on authors to “win gold stars for conduct”. Read more

Shriver denounces 'politically correct censorship' in literature

Lionel Shriver has criticised the "politically correct censorship" in fiction and urged writers to take a stance against it. Read more

Trade prepares for rush of feminist books

A wave of “empowering” books supporting current conversations around feminism are set to hit the market this year. Read more

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