Will Self has declared literature to be "morphing into a giant quilting exercise", suggesting that no current creative writing graduates will make a living from... Read more
Memoirs from Caitlin Moran, How to be a Woman (Ebury), and Pussy Riot activist Maria Alyokhina, Riot Days (Allen Lane), have been dramatised for the... Read more
Marian Keyes is joining a host of names including Bridget Christie and Joanna Lumley in a new series of comedy commissions for BBC Radio 4.... Read more
Alison Hindell has been appointed Radio 4’s commissioning editor for Drama and Fiction after more than a decade as the BBC's head of Audio Drama.... Read more
BBC Radio 4 has announced two special commissions to mark 50 years since the Home Service became Radio 4.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing 10 books based on four popular BBC Radio 4 series, one of which is "The Archers".
Penguin Random House has embarked on an extensive marketing and publicity campaign for John le Carré’s first memoir, The Pigeon Tunnel, which sees its worldwide release this week after decades in the... Read more
The BBC today relaunched Love to Read, a campaign that celebrates reading for pleasure, at Hay Festival.
Children’s author Michael Morpurgo has written a fairytale for BBC Radio 4 about Leicester City winning the football Premier League, suggesting the club had a... Read more
Qiu Xialong’s Inspector Chen Series, published by Mulholland Books, an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton, has been turned into a "major" BBC Radio 4 drama.... Read more