The Madrid-based Desperate Literature program and the BBC National Short Story Award open submissions and name their 2021 jurors. The post Industry Notes: Short Story Awards in Spain and the United Kingdom appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Penguin Books has pre-empted What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson, a YA debut about "beauty, brutality and broken people trying to survive", branded "a masterpiece of a thriller".
Children’s Books North co-founders Tilda Johnson, Emma Layfield and Liz Scott are launching a mentoring scheme for emerging publishing professionals living in the North of England and in Scotland.
Bookouture has acquired two historical novels by debut author Lora Davies.
Personalised books, created via an app or online, are increasingly popular – just look at the success of Wonderbly or Penwizard. It seems strange, then, that this vogue for personalisation has not transferred to the genre of cookery publishing, despite the obvious synergy. Cookery book sales continue to thrive in the UK, but it is not…
Bookshops in Scotland will still be able to offer click and collect services despite a toughening of coronavirus restrictions, with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon branding books “essential items”.