The seventh Aké Arts and Book Festival in Lagos is all online and available for all to see. Events are free and open to the public.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair conference, writer Bernardine Evaristo delivered a forceful keynote on the systemic bias against people of color in the UK publishing industry.
The widely awarded author and inclusivity champion gives her keynote on the third day of the Frankfurt Conference program.
Historical fiction novel Hamnet, about the son of William Shakespeare, by Maggie O’Farrell becomes the 25th winner of the UK Women’s Prize for Fiction.
The Aké Arts and Book Festival has a strong activist context for many of its 2020 events, set around the theme ‘African Time.’
The UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction is charging for four nights of shortlist readings and the awards ceremony in September.
The Booker Prize longlist of 13 authors includes work from four independent houses–Canongate, Daunt Books Publishing, Faber & Faber, and Oneworld.
Writers’ British Book Awards include Evaristo, Carty-Williams, Rowling, Donaldson, Jackson, Taddeo, Allinson and Featherstone.
The UK’s Women’s Prize for Fiction digitally announces its shortlist for 2020, which includes big-name authors Hilary Mantel and Bernardine Evaristo.
Industry notes: The Rathbones Folio Prize winner talks about collectively reimagining our narratives, as programs reschedule their plans.