Why is Lantana expanding into fiction in 2022? It was always in the back of our minds. We love picture books but we also love midde-grade. We thought it was the right time for two reasons: we received a submission that we thought could be the first book in our fiction list, Starlet Rivals by Puneet Bhandal; we also got to a place where we felt we could sustain it as a business. We celebrated our seventh anniversary this year. Our readers have grown and some of our followers who really love books ask us when we are going to...
Manchester-based indie publisher Saraband is launching a "green book bundle" option on its website, in support of two environmental charities.
British publishers must not hang on to rights they cannot exploit, Nigerian poet and novelist Lola Shoneyin told delegates at a session on decolonisation at a publishers conference in at The Sharjah International Book Fair.
Paul McCartney’s The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present, edited by Paul Muldoon (Allen Lane), was one of the critics' most reviewed books this week. The book was mentioned in the Observer, Daily Mail, Telegraph, Times, Irish Times, Washington Post and the New Yorker.
The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Daggers will award cash prizes again after more than a decade, with the rules also changing to allow authors to nominate their own books.
UK publishers have donated more than 10,000 books through Book Aid International to the University of Mosul Library since it was destroyed by an ISIS attack.
Many people who read this month’s column will be carers. If you are not one now, you may be later and some of us will always be in this role. What does this mean? A carer (I use the NHS definition) is anyone who looks after a family member, partner or friend who needs help because of their illness, frailty, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction and cannot cope without their support.