Balham Literary Festival announces Summer Loving line-up for 2018

Balham Literary Festival announces Summer Loving line-up for 2018

Balham Literary Festival returns this June with a dazzling line-up to celebrate summer in the  city. Under its theme - summer loving - the festival will welcome a hotpot of the world’s best food and fiction writers to south London for a month of great food and escapist reads featuring talks from Melissa Hemlsey, Tim Winton, Elif Shafak, Holly Bourne, Tessa Hadley, Hanan al-Shaykh, Antti Tuomainen and Michael Ondaatje.

Mirror Books acquire multi-award winning Scandi Noir from the third best-selling author in Denmark

Mirror Books acquire multi-award winning Scandi Noir from the third best-selling author in Denmark

Mirror Books have acquired a five-book series by multi-award winning Scandi noir sensation, Jesper Stein, it was announced today. The third best-selling author in Denmark (over 250,000 copies sold), Stein has already won huge critical and commercial success across Denmark but this is the first time his work is being translated into English.

Submissions open for The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award 2018 in association with the University of Warwick

Submissions open for The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award 2018 in association with the University of Warwick

Submissions are now open for The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award 2018 in association with the University of Warwick. To be eligible books must have been first published in the UK and/or the Republic of Ireland, in the English language, between 3 June 2017 and 8 June 2018. The author must be aged 18-35.