Bluemoose's Myers wins £25k Walter Scott Prize
June 19, 2018 at 1:45 am

Benjamin Myers has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction with The Gallows Pole, published by small Yorkshire-based independent press Bluemoose Books.

The Dollmaker is riverrun's 2019 literary lead
June 19, 2018 at 1:45 am

Quercus' imprint riverrun has acquired its literary lead for the year, The Dollmaker by Nina Allan, described as a story "about lives lived in the margins, and a love story about becoming real".

BBC Local Radio to commission poems on 'change'
June 19, 2018 at 1:45 am

National Poetry Day and BBC Local Radio have commissioned 12 poems for each of the BBC regions in England to “celebrate the small changes that really matter to people”.