The award program, based at Swansea University in the poet’s hometown, presents a 12-title longlist by authors 39 and younger.
London Book Fair’s 2019 charity is a partnership of BAFTA Kids and Place2Be, which combines film and tv school tours with mental health programming.
The Man Group is ending its sponsorship of the UK’s most prestigious literary prize, the Man Booker Prize, and complaints and criticism are now following.
The Costa Book of the Year prize goes to its biography category winner, a tale of the Dutch Nazi resistance by Bart van Es.
Bertelsmann announces a ‘Content Alliance’ to explore ‘stronger cooperation among all Bertelsmann content businesses’ like books, film, tv and magazines.
Firebrand Technologies’ NetGalley is introducing a premium level of functionality for publishers, and the American Literary Translation Association has opened its 2019 cycle of awards to submissions.
The lengthy list of Youth Media Awards from the ALA includes the Mildred L. Batchelder Award for young readers’ content translated into English.
The British Academy’s Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize has staged an interview with its 2018 laureate at the Jaipur Literature Festival.
Scholastic’s biennial Kids & Family Reading Report finds American families are reading books aloud to their children more often.
Amazon extends its translation publishing program to children’s books with the launch of Amazon Crossing Kids. Its first title is expected in July 2019.