Small presses from Manchester, Norwich, Edinburgh, Gloucester and London on shortlist for 2018 Republic of Consciousness Prize

The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses has announced its 2018 shortlist in Manchester on 19 February. Returning for the second year in 2018, the prize rewards independent publishers from the UK and Ireland that take the risk to publish brave and bold literary fiction.

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education ( CLPE) and BookTrust announce new surveys to review representation in children’s literature

A pioneering new study into ethnic representation in children’s literature, The Reflecting Realities initiative will evaluate the extent and quality of ethnic representation in children’s publishing and will be the first ever survey of its kind in the UK.