Untitled, a platform for new authors, is running another salon in July where 10 underrepresented writers will share their work in front of an audience.
Hay Festival and Tes have unveiled their essential reading lists for primary and secondary schools to inspire the next generation of book-lovers as part of the #BooksToInspire campaign.
Melissa Harrison has been revealed as the UK winner of the European Union Prize for Literature 2019 with All Among the Barley (Bloomsbury Circus), a novel exploring the dangers of nationalism and xenophobia.
Raymond Antrobus has made the shortlist for the Forward Prizes for Poetry with this year's nominees including poems "that play havoc with the boundaries of literature, combining formal ambition and emotional charge" recognised
Inspired by the response to his award-winning début novel, The Shock of the Fall, former mental health nurse Nathan Filer has turned his hand to non-fiction.
The London Book and Screen Week's CAMEO Awards get their first outing in New York City with an award for a US audiobook adaptation during BookExpo. The post During BookExpo, London Book Fair’s CAMEO Awards Make a US Debut appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Stressing that Sourcebooks will retain its independence, Penguin Random House's 45-percent stake in the American publisher may mean new international reach. The post Sourcebooks and Penguin Random House in ‘Collaborative Partnership’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Sharjah's new Turjuman Award is for publishers who translation Arabic books into other languages. Submissions open in November during the Sharjah Book Fair. The post Sharjah Opens $350,000 Turjuman Award for Books in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Truth Street by David Cain, which combines eyewitness accounts of the 1989 disaster, is nominated for best debut in year when ‘poetry has come down from its high shelf’A debut poetry collection made entirely from formal evidence given during the second inquest into the 1989 Hillsborough disaster has been shortlisted for one of the UK’s…
After an eight-year wait, the final book in Mantel’s Booker-winning trilogy about Thomas Cromwell finally has a release dateAs one Game of Thrones ends, another begins: eight years after Hilary Mantel left her protagonist Thomas Cromwell apparently triumphant after the beheading of Anne Boleyn, he is due to strut back into the literary arena in…