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  • ‘I was very aware that because the manuscript has my name on it, people would just publish it, however bad it was, and I wanted honest feedback. I wanted to know that someone believed in the book and I truly enjoyed getting unvarnished feedback through my agent. There was one editor who...
Link: The best news at the beach 20 May 2024

Debut author Alina Khawaja on writing seven books in five years, and what she learned from it

Roxie Key knows what it's like to feel you're not good enough - and how to get over it

Link: Q&A: author John Wiswell 20 May 2024

'You can't be best friends with a dragon in the real world. So writing fantasy is the next best thing'

Link: Q&A: author AE Gauntlett 20 May 2024

'I'm an accidental author - I never intended for my work to be published'

Link: Q&A: debut novelist Ellie Keel 20 May 2024

'My theatre background has probably helped me be a braver writer and maybe more rigorous, too: the theatre can sustain bold and abstract ideas, but not slow or sloppy storytelling'

Theatre producer Ellie Keel's debut novel, dark academia thriller The Four was published on 11 April by HQ...

In April of this year, Timothy Garton Ash collected his reward money for winning the prestigious 2024 Lionel Gelber Prize.

Today, in Kyiv, the Oxford University professor presented what he bought with it - a new set of reconnaissance drones for immediate use in the war against Russia....

Acclaimed for her accounts of the darkness and desire found in everyday life, ‘the Canadian Chekhov' has died, having suffered from dementia for more than a decade

A new survey revealing that three-quarters of readers of books for teens are over 18 has one message: read anything you like - but read.

Shimmr AI, an artificial intelligence start-up that aims to help publishers promote more of their list, has recruited a host of high-profile advisers from across the books industry, signalling the firm's plans to "deploy globally".

We must ensure that the next generation - the readers of tomorrow - are given every possible opportunity to plot their own future.

As Little, Brown's SFF imprint Orbit celebrates its 50th anniversary, publisher Anna Jackson reflects on its current record-breaking run and on building the brands of the future.

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