This week's pictures round-up features the World Book Day 2020 list reveal at #KidsConf19, Nicola Sturgeon at Bloody Scotland and publishers at the global climate... Read more
In this week's pictures round-up a fan wins a one-off gold edition of Thomas Harris' latest thriller Cari Mora, while PRH UK raise over £12k... Read more
Spread the Word has urged for greater investment in under-represented authors from the trade, as it reopens its London Writers Awards.
The Bookseller and Spread the Word are backing a major new research project into how publishers can work most effectively with writers from minority backgrounds.... Read more
Leodora Darlington, publishing executive at Bookouture, has launched Owned Voices - a creative writing workshop focused specifically on nurturing writing talent from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds... Read more
Spread the Word has been awarded £171,245 by Arts Council England (ACE) for its The Young People’s Laureate Tour 2017-18.
Writer development organisation Spread the Word is launching a new nationwide Life Writing Prize, thanks to a donation from writer Joanna Munro and partnership support... Read more
Caleb Femi has been announced as London’s first ‘Young People’s Laureate’ at an event at Penguin Random House headquarters.
Co-founder of Oneworld, Juliet Mabey, and authors A L Kennedy and Irenosen Okojie, have been selected to judge literature development organisation Spread the Word's London Short Story... Read more
“I never call myself a black writer,” author Dreda Say Mitchell has said, as if you “stick black in front of the word writer...you’re defining... Read more