Trapeze has snapped up a “celebration of love” reflecting stories from women of colour in a one-book deal.
The Society of Authors has announced its shortlist for this year’s £10,000 Betty Trask Prize - including for the first time a self-published novel, Speak its Name by... Read more
Francis Spufford's much-lauded Golden Hill (Faber) has gained yet another prize nod, this time on the six-strong shortlist for the Authors’ Club Best First Novel Award 2017 (£2,500).... Read more
Titles by Francis Spufford, Kit de Waal and Rowan Hisayo Buchanan have been longlisted for the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for first-time novelists.... Read more
The Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour has announced its inaugural longlist, recognising authors including Malorie Blackman, Gary Younge and Abir Mukherjee.... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton's literary imprint Sceptre is marking the release of a collection of stories about love in November by launching a love-themed short story... Read more
Sceptre has acquired Harmless Like You by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan - "a unique exploration of love, loneliness and reconciliation" - following a "fierce" six-way auction.... Read more