Members of the Irish and Northern Irish book trade are “scrambling” to deal with paper sourcing, increased costs and distribution delays, with one retailer warning the effects... Read more
Canongate has secured the first book by Northern Irish nature writer and essayist Kerri ní Dochartaigh following a six-way auction.
Tributes have been paid to 29-year-old “gifted" Lyra McKee, a journalist and debut Faber author, who was shot while observing rioting in Londonderry's Creggan estate.... Read more
English PEN and the Society of Authors have welcomed a new report on defamation law in Northern Ireland recommending that Northern Irish law should emulate that of... Read more
Proposals to reduce opening hours at 14 of the busiest libraries in Northern Ireland have been scrapped.
Publishing Ireland has slammed the Arts Council Northern Ireland (ACNI) for “fundamentally misunderstanding” how publishers operate following with withdrawal of funding for Blackstaff Press. The... Read more
Booktrust says it is “very disappointed” that the Northern Ireland government has cut its Bookstart funding. The charity said 50,000 children “face disappointment” this year... Read more
Science writer Simon Singh is among those who have backed the Libel Reform Campaign for reform of libel laws in Northern Ireland. In a survey... Read more
Booktrust is partnering with TinyLife, a Northern Irish charity for premature and ill babies, to give free books to parents with babies in neonatal units.... Read more