Literature

YA Book Prize: Malorie Blackman receives special achievement award for NOUGHTS & CROSSES

Malorie Blackman has received a special achievement award to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first…

AFRICA WRITES 2021: DATES, THEMES & CALL FOR IDEAS

Returning with a blended virtual and in-person programme from 1 – 30 September both online and at…

How Brits Are Reading in 2021: Win An Amazon Tablet: Cartridge People World Book Day Competition

As part of World Book Day 2021, Cartridge People has been finding out more about…

Fraser Ayres among 2021 Imison and Tinniswood Award audio drama shortlistees

The eight shortlisted writers include Holby City writer Becky Prestwich, award-winning actor, writer and director Fraser Ayres, MA screenwriting graduate Isaac…

Society of Authors’ grants for work in progress – applications open

The SoA’s Authors’ Foundation and K Blundell Trust are open for applications. Each year the…

Meet Amanda Gorman National Laureate reads at Biden Inauguration: Video here..

Amanda Gorman is the current United States Poet Laureate. In 2017, she became the United…

BROCCOLI CONTENT UNVEILS NEW INTERACTIVE BOOK CLUB PODCAST “BROCCOLI BOOK CLUB”

Podcast production house Broccoli Content today unveiled its newest ‘book club’ podcast series, “Broccoli Book…

Kamala Harris memoir on why she wanted to mend a “broken justice system.. not everyone needs punishment.. what many need is help”

Harris details her life as the daughter of immigrants, born in Oakland, California and raised…

Books to buy in 2021: 100 Great Black Britons | Quick chat with Patrick Vernon OBE & Dr Angelina Osborne

In 2003, Vernon and Osborne, frustrated by the almost complete exclusion of the Black British…

Afternoon Tea with Dean Atta: 10 December @ 14:30 – 15:15 GMT

Programme Grab a cuppa and get to know writer and poet Dean Atta in conversation with SoA’s…