Jenny Eclair and Kit de Waal champion Listening Books

Authors Jenny Eclair, Kit de Waal, Sally Gardner and Bali Rai have been made ambassadors for national audiobook charity Listening Books as it marks its 60th anniversary. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 18:56:21 UTC ]
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Kit de Waal wins £13k Irish Book of the Year

Kit de Waal has won the €15,000 (£13,100) Kerry Group Irish Book of the Year for her "heartfelt and far-sighted" fiction work My Name is Leon (Viking). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC One to adapt Kit de Waal's My Name is Leon into film

BBC One will adapt Kit de Waal's novel My Name is Leon (Simon & Schuster) into a film. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Five questions for... Kit de Waal

From cultural appropriation to literary snobbery, campaigning author Kit de Waal is well known for holding the publishing industry to account. Her passionate, inclusive and activist spirit has seen her named 2019 FutureBook Person of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 16:22:05 UTC ]
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Kit de Waal named FutureBook Person of the Year

Author and campaigner Kit de Waal has been named FutureBook Person of the Year, sponsored by Mosaic Search and Selection. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 07:31:44 UTC ]
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FutureBook Person of the Year—Kit de Waal

"When Philip Jones did a call-out for nominations for the 2019 Futurebook Person of the year, just one name leapt to mind." Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 05:41:57 UTC ]
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Sphere signs two-book deal with Jenny Eclair

Sphere has picked up two more novels from comedian Jenny Eclair ahead of the release of her latest book, Inheritance (Sphere). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-19 05:54:01 UTC ]
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Five questions for... Kit de Waal

Kit de Waal talks to us about her reimagining of Moby Dick, Becoming Dinah, which is the launch title for Orion Children’s Books’ new YA feminist series, Bellatrix.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-04 01:27:59 UTC ]
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Kit de Waal's Common People hits crowd-funding target

Kit de Waal's anthology Common People, providing a platform for new working class writers, is now fully crowd-funded for publication with Unbound.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edmund de Waal to chair Wellcome Book Prize

Artist and writer Edmund de Waal is to chair the judging panel for the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize which celebrates "exceptional books that engage with the topics of health and medicine and the many ways they touch our lives". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kit de Waal: Interview

First-time author Kit de Waal tells Caroline Carpenter why her strongly backed début novel, My Name is Leon, is true to life.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Morrison-Burke named inaugural Kit de Waal scholar

Former Birmingham poet laureate Stephen Morrison-Burke has been selected for the inaugural Kit de Waal scholarship which offers a budding writer from a low-income household or a marginalised background a place on Birkbeck's creative writing MA. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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London Book Fair: Publishers, Book Aid International Champion Rebuilding Iraqi Library

Since the destruction of the University of Mosul's library, momentum is building for Book Aid International's efforts to coordinate and enable publishers' contributions to rebuilding. The post London Book Fair: Publishers, Book Aid International Champion Rebuilding Iraqi Library appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2016: Translators Champion Books in Underrepresented Languages

In a panel called "Translating from the Margins,” literary translators shed light on the advantages of bringing books written in underrepresented languages into English. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hachette USA Cancels Publication of Woody Allen Book, ‘After Listening’

After Hachette Book Group employees walk out in protest–and Ronan Farrow breaks with the publisher–the Big Five house reverses course on Woody Allen's memoir. The post Hachette USA Cancels Publication of Woody Allen Book, ‘After Listening’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Writers Li, Lok, de Waal Win Big at PEN Lit Awards

On March 2 at the PEN Literary Awards ceremony, more than $330,000 in prize money and fellowships were awarded to a host of winning writers of all kinds. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Listen to Book Riot’s New Podcast NOVEL GAZING!

Get a fresh take on literary fiction with Book Riot's new podcast, Novel Gazing, your destination for lit fic news, book recommendations, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

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'We are all more than our label'; Kit de Wall accepts FutureBook Person of the Year award

"We are all more than our labels", Kit de Waal has said, urging publishers to "take a leap of faith" and hire more diversely, on accepting her award as FutureBook Person of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 08:48:24 UTC ]
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Jenny Slate Wrote a Book-Shaped Thing. What Is It?

“Little Weirds,” a new collection by the actress and comedian, isn’t the funny memoir you might have expected. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Indie Splice snaps up de Silva in two-book deal

Birmingham-based indie Splice has acquired an "expansive and intricately designed" novel from Mark de Silva in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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