Independent Canbury Press has appointed Katharine Nelson to the newly created position of director of sales, marketing and publicity.
Rachel Neely, commissioning editor at Trapeze, has made her first acquisition for the company with debut novel Wet Paint by Chloë Ashby.
The cover for J K Rowling's The Ickabog has been revealed, with the fairytale to be published on 10th November by Hachette Children's Group.
David Walliams and Tony Ross' The World's Worst Parents (HarperCollins) has topped the UK Official Top 50 for a third week running, selling 32,013 copies.
The Festival for Working Class Writers is being launched in Bristol next year, hoping to shine a spotlight on authors who organiser Natasha Carthew says are underrepresented at other events.
Hampshire County Council has revealed it intends to close eight of its 48 council-run libraries and reduce the opening hours of those remaining by an average of 20%.
I was in the Soho Theatre last May, watching comedian Rob Auton perform ‘The Talk Show’. He told a great joke. It’s hard working from home, he said, when “the only solid work colleagues are the table legs.”
Independent publisher Can of Worms has partnered with New York–based publisher Leapfrog Press for it's Global Fiction Prize.
Muna Reyal has been appointed as head of editorial and production at Chelsea Green Publishing.
The Literary Consultancy is partnering with Ellah P Wakatama, editor-at-large at Canongate, to launch the TLC Scholarship.