Hachette Children's Group has signed a two-book middle-grade series from children's presenters Luke Franks and Sean Thorne, who are both debut authors.
Nina Stibbe, Ruth Jones and Posy Simmonds are among the winners of 2020's Comedy Women in Print Prize (CWIP), shining a light on witty writing by women in the UK and Ireland.
Simon & Schuster Children's UK and US have won a hotly contested multi-publisher auction for debut author A F Steadman's fantasy adventure series, Skandar and the Unicorn Thief, in a seven-figure (sterling) co-publication deal.
YouTube star Daniel Howell is releasing a guide to mental health, You Will Get Through This Night, with HarperCollins imprint HQ.
Filming has started on ITV drama series “Grace”, an adaptation of Peter James' novels starring John Simm as tenacious detective Roy Grace.
#Merky Books has announced the second annual #Merky Books New Writers’ Prize, a competition that aims to discover unpublished, underrepresented writers aged 16-30 from the UK and Ireland.
Octopus has paid tribute to British designer, retailer and restaurateur Sir Terence Conran, who died aged 88 over the weekend.