The prize-winning Scottish children’s author Cathy MacPhail has died at the age of 75 following a long illness.
Bristol arts hub and charity Knowle West Media Centre is seeking a writer who identifies as working-class to participate in a mini residency as part of the centre's Working Class Writers Festival.
Andersen Press has partnered with children's bookshop brand Moon Lane Group to promote author Joseph Coelho and illustrator Fiona Lumbers' latest title, Luna Loves Dance, in a series of window displays.
Elif Shafak and Bernardine Evaristo are among a roster of authors confirmed for the Manchester Literature Festival 2021, which is taking place as an in-person event in October.
Paula Hawkins has become a patron of Anita Sethi’s I Belong Here foundation ahead of a tour marking the book of the same name.
The Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) has been rescheduled for later this month following its last-minute postponement last week.
Novelist Jessie Burton and children's book author Smriti Halls are among the judges confirmed for the 2021 Costa Book Awards, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
The Madeleine Milburn Mentorship Programme, introduced in 2020 to champion new and exciting voices and launch their writing careers, has chosen eight authors for 2021.
Serpent's Tail will publish a "bittersweet comedy" about class, sex and the internet by 25-year-old Indian debut novelist Aravind Jayan.