Rathbones Folio Prize and Rathbone Investment Management have announced a significant expansion of their partnership, which secures the future of the Rathbones Folio Prize, Mentorships and Sessions until at least 2023.
From family life at the margins of society to a mermaid in Georgian London, from an inspiring celebration of food and literature that grew out of anorexia to an epic voyage down the Yukon River – four outstanding writers have today been named on the shortlist for The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award, in association with the University of Warwick
Three poets “pushing at the bounds of what the art form can be” have been announced as winners of the inaugural Women Poets’ Prize. Celebrating poetry and the empowerment of women, the prize was launched this year by the Rebecca Swift Foundation, in memory of the editor, novelist, diarist, poet, and founder and director of The Literary Consultancy, Rebecca Swift.
The Indigo Press—the publishing arm of the MILD Group—last night announced the acquisition of four new books for 2019. The announcement came as the publisher celebrated its first birthday at an event marking the publication of Sulaiman Addonia’s Silence is My Mother Tongue, its third title since launch.
Yorkshire-based writer, Fiona Mozley, has tonight been awarded the Polari First Book Prize 2018 for her Man Booker-shortlisted debut, Elmet (John Murray). Announced at a ceremony at London’s Southbank Centre as part of the London Literature Festival, Mozley’s win comes during a record year for the prize which saw submissions quadruple, with significant uplift in entries from major publishers.