16 Jan 2019 Medium helen lederer megaphone

Helen Lederer's New Comedy Book Prize


Helen Lederer has been making us laugh for years, from stand-up comedy, to Absolutely Fabulous, to her debut novel Losing It, published in 2015. She’s now turning her sights on supporting other female comic writers, with the creation of the Comedy Women in Print prize, open to both published and unpublished female writers. Read more »

15 Jan 2019 Medium golden child 250

Radio 2 Book Club - Golden Child by Claire Adam


The first book to be featured on the Jo Whiley Radio 2 Book Club will be Golden Child, the powerful debut novel by Claire Adam. It is released on 17 January and Claire will be on the show on Monday 21 January. Read more »

14 Jan 2019 Medium fairvale ladies

Books bring us together and friendship transforms our lives


The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club is being published by Little Brown on 24 January. It’s a heartwarming multi-generational novel about female friendship and books and we were very excited to hear how author, Sophie Green, came to write the novel. Read on to find out about the ideas behind the book and to enter a competition to win a signed copy. Read more »

11 Jan 2019 Medium jo whiley

Radio 2 Book Club with Jo Whiley


We’re excited to announce that the BBC Radio 2 Book Club will be moving to Jo Whiley’s show, Mondays from 7-9pm. Every fortnight a different book will be discussed, and we have the first season’s titles to share with you. The Book Club will discuss brand new fiction as well as revisiting classic books and beloved authors. Read more »

06 Dec 2018 Medium james swallow n8a7370

Changing Games - a writers' insight into writing for different mediums


James Swallow’s new thriller is out in paperback at the end of December. But Swallow doesn’t just pen high impact thillers, he is a BAFTA nominated scriptwriter and writer, who has worked on some of the world’s bestselling videogames. Here he talks to us about writing for different mediums, the challenges and the rewards. Read more »