An open letter expressing “love and solidarity for the trans and non-binary community”, spearheaded by authors Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Daisy Johnson, has garnered support from more than 200 writers, including Malorie Blackman, Jeanette Winterson and Joanne Harris.
Orion Spring is publishing a book from clinical psychologist Dr Nicole LePera, promising "a revolutionary approach to healing that harnesses the power of the self to produce lasting change".
Hachette Children’s Group will publish The Girls I’ve Been, a psychological YA thriller from US author Tess Sharpe.
Sep 30 2020 In an effort to assist teachers and students during the coronavirus crisis, bestselling author James Patterson is donating $2.5 million through his Patterson Partnership program with Scholastic Book Clubs. As part of the initiative, 5,000 teachers throughout the U.S. will receive grants of $500 and 500 Scholastic Book Clubs Bonus Points to help create classroom and at-home libraries for students. Source: Publishers Weekly More News Stories
West End performer and author Carrie Hope Fletcher has advised industry professionals to mobilise their social media platforms and create "engaging, authentic" content to increase audiences.
Amanda Craig has been dropped as a competition judge by women’s writing magazine Mslexia over her signing of a letter to the Times in defence of J K Rowling.
The YA Book Prize, which aims to recognise the best Young Adult fiction from the UK and Ireland, has re-opened for submissions.
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Quadrille has scooped How to Make Anything Gluten-Free, the first of a two-book deal with food blogger Becky Excell.
Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted two standalone crime novels from Emma Haughton, with The Dark to be published as a "major" launch title for the publisher next summer.