Monday 20th November 2023
Bob Mortimer has won the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction 2023, for his book The Satsuma Complex. The judges noted he "has this strange ability to keep the reader on the very brink of guffawing for whole chapters at a time".
Friday 10th November 2023
Hachette has signed a five-book deal with Cariad Lloyd, to write children's books. The Christmas Wish-tastrophe, out in 2024, will focus on a character called Lydia Marmalade. Meanwhile 2025 picture book Where Did She Go? will tackle the subject of death in a way that's accessible to young readers.
Wednesday 1st November 2023
Sunday 29th October 2023