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Waterstones apologises after award-winning author Owusu asked for ID

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

OWN IT! lands Godfrey's 'intoxicating' debut novel

Independent publisher OWN IT! is to publish Sean Godfrey's "magnetic" coming of age debut novel, Sasha Knight. Read more

Scholastic acquires collection of bedtime stories inspired by Black history

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

HCCB signs children's series from Slay in Your Lane authors Adegoke and Uviebinené

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

Idris Elba signs major children's book deal with HarperCollins

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 partners with Black Cultural Archives to celebrate Windrush generation

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 acquires non-fiction from Rolle and Owusu

Walker Books has acquired a non-fiction title from Rudimental band member Leon “Locksmith” Rolle and author Derek Owusu.  Read more

Inpress Festival celebrates best of indie innovation

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 urge publishers to 'give space' to mental health

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

Second Generation snaps up dramatic rights to Hickson-Lovence’s debut

London-based production company Second Generation has secured the dramatic rights to Ashley Hickson-Lovence’s debut novel The 392 (OWN IT!). Read more

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