This year’s Al-Rodhan-winning title is being praised for its grasp of ‘the notion of the border, not just as a frontier but as a psychological and cultural dynamic.’ The British Academy’s prize pays £25,000 to its winner, Kapka Kassabova.
A pair of co-authors and an author-illustrator duo are included in our group of writers whose work is found in the titles you’ll find here in our rights roundup, brought to us by literary agents and rights directors.
Put together by three former key players in the UK’s Bonnier Publishing, Blake Freeman Johnson Media is to focus mostly on nonfiction.
Designed ‘to find the best popular books of the year in the lead-up to Christmas,’ the UK’s Specsavers National Book Awards will end with a consumer vote.
Remaining ‘committed to keeping this important topic on the publishing agenda,’ the trade show and publishers’ organization will stage a third inclusivity conference on November 27.
From business ‘agility’ to a memoirist’s breakthrough—with Beckett and James Joyce in the mix, as well—these are books to watch as we go deeper into Fall 2018.
At 150 and now owned by Hachette, the UK’s Hodder & Stoughton has a huge list of hits to its name and was ahead of the Penguin paperback revolution with pocket-size hardcovers in the 1920s.
Called by the program’s jurors ‘sophisticated poets who have found their voices,’ nine writers are in contention for the first biennial Women Poets’ Prize from the UK’s Rebecca Swift Foundation.
Translator Daniel Hahn is organizing a UK editors’ trip to the Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2019 with support from several literary organizations.
The 17th woman to win the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, Anna Burns has won for ‘Milkman,’ set in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. Her publisher, Faber & Faber, becomes the second biggest winner of Man Booker titles.