The shortlist for this year's £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize has been revealed, featuring Costa winner Monique Roffey, poet Caleb Femi and a double selection for Irish indie Tramp Press.
TV rights for historian Anne Sebba’s biography of Ethel Rosenberg, the only woman in the US to be executed for a crime other than murder, have been snapped up by Miramax Films.
Quercus is getting ready to launch the debut of astronaut Chris Hadfield, The Apollo Murders, branded "an exceptional Cold War thriller from the dark heart of the Space Race", this October.
Jessica Au has been awarded the $10,000 2020 Novel Prize for her Tokyo-set second novel Cold Enough for Snow.
One issue that causes the most stress for many employees, including those in the publishing industry, is the dread of simply arriving at work. Far too many people know they will face a negative atmosphere the moment they walk (or rather Zoom) into their workspace. The job we are employed to do is often the simple part. Most of us understand our role, can do our job well. Even if we are not looking to advance their career, we are often happy with our responsibilities and feel sufficiently challenged by them.
Firefly Press has acquired world rights in Major and Mynah, a junior detective story featuring a hard of hearing protagonist, by children’s author Karen Owen.
Head of Zeus has reported net sales of £8.4m and profit before tax of £400,000 in unaudited accounts for the year ending 31st December 2020.
Hachette UK is partnering with the National Literacy Trust for the next three years to co-create programmes that help children, young people and adults in disadvantaged communities to develop their literacy skills.
Bloomsbury has pledged to work with the Woodland Trust for three years, following a donation the publisher made to sponsor a one-acre grove in Surrey.