Waterstones has apologised and said it is "deeply embarrassed" after award-winning author Derek Owusu was asked for ID in a London branch when he offered to... Read more
Independent publisher OWN IT! is to publish Sean Godfrey's "magnetic" coming of age debut novel, Sasha Knight.
Scholastic UK will publish Bedtime Stories: Beautiful Black Tales from the Past, a celebratory collection of bedtime stories written and illustrated by Black creators, with... Read more
HarperCollins Children's Books has signed a new middle-grade fiction series from Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené, the authors of Slay in Your Lane (HarperCollins). ... Read more
Actor and director Idris Elba has signed a global multi-book deal with HarperCollins Children's Books (HCCB) for a range of titles, set to launch in... Read more
Scholastic UK has partnered with Black Cultural Archives for a book to celebrate the Windrush generation and the 40th anniversary of the heritage centre and... Read more
Walker Books has acquired a non-fiction title from Rudimental band member Leon “Locksmith” Rolle and author Derek Owusu.
Indie publishing is where all the innovation in the trade takes place, Sam Missingham claimed, as the Inpress Festival of Publishing celebrated the work of small... Read more
Authors have discussed the importance of perspectives on mental health when considering diversity and inclusion, with Rose Cartwright revealing she walked away from a traditional publishing... Read more
London-based production company Second Generation has secured the dramatic rights to Ashley Hickson-Lovence’s debut novel The 392 (OWN IT!).