Legal thriller writer John Grisham is to headline the 2018 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate this July.
The Korean film adaptation of Sarah Waters’ bestselling Fingersmith triumphed at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) last night, along with the documentary, “I Am Not Your Negro”, based on James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript, and James Ivory’s adaptation of 2007 novel Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman.
The Independent Publishers Guild (IPG) and Australian Publishers Association (APA) have agreed a deal to license content from the IPG’s Skills Hub to publishers in Australia.
Irish authors have launched a social media campaign to get Emma Hannigan's latest novel, Letters To My Daughters, to number one after the mother-of-two revealed she has "little time left" to live.
Francesca Best has been promoted from senior commissioning editor to editorial director for Transworld.
Analysis finds proportion of female authors and characters fell after 19th century, with male authors remaining ‘remarkably resistant’ to writing women Women in novels have tended to “feel”, while men “get”; women smile or laugh, while men grin or chuckle. An analysis of more than 100,000 novels spanning more than 200 years shows how gendered…