The Hackney-based independent publisher Influx Press is tonight, Tuesday 20 March, announced as the winner of the 2018 Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses – for publishing Attrib. and Other Stories by Eley Williams.
The fourth annual MONOCLE Quality of Life Conference will be taking place in Zürich. From Thursday 28 to Saturday 30 June, the global media brand will bring entrepreneurs, architects, urbanists, designers and the media to Switzerland for three days of debate, conversation, networking and top hospitality.
“As soon as I started reading, I knew I had chanced upon something very special. I was completely hooked by a book which is a comedy, a spy story, and a riveting piece of historical investigation that seamlessly integrates these genres… A book that readers will race through but never forget.” Misha Glenny, Author of McMafia
Submissions are now open for this year’s Polari First Book Prize, which celebrates the very best debut books that explore the LGBT experience, whether through poetry, prose, fiction or non-fiction. Deadline for submissions is Tuesday 1 May, 2018.
The British Book Awards, or Nibbies, have revealed the regional shortlists for the 2018 Independent Bookshop of the Year, with 39 bookshops from eight regions competing to win their local area first, before vying for the overall prize.