The future of the Brontë Parsonage Museum is at risk following an estimated loss of £500,000 during lockdown, the Brontë Society has said.
Global revenues at Penguin Random House fell slightly by 1.4% year on year in a "solid" six months to 30th June despite the impact of Covid-19, while parent company Bertelsmann saw group revenues tumble 8.9%.
David Higham Associates (DHA) is running a series of events for adult and children’s fiction writers in its next New Writers Open Week.
Hachette UK has bought arts and gifts specialist Laurence King Publishing for an undisclosed sum.
The Society of Young Publishers is to expand its mentorship schemes to cover all areas of the UK and Ireland.
Edinburgh International Book Festival director Nick Barley has said this year's event has "generated its own sense of community", despite being entirely online for the first time.
Andrew James Grieg, Francine Toon and Doug Johnstone have made the final four in the running for Bloody Scotland's McIlvanney Prize, with Johnstone reaching the finals for the third time in five years for A Dark Matter (Orenda).
Trapeze will publish two novels from US author Naima Coster, including What's Mine and Yours, a book the author hopes "will inspire tough, rich conversations".