The Zochonis Charitable Trust has long supported the prize putting up the £10,000 prize money for the fiction and nonfiction categories. However, philanthropist Sir John Zochonis sadly passed away last year and now the trust says it cannot extend its ongoing support to the awards. Read More
The first episode of American Gods will air on 30th April 2017, announced this week with the poster below. Read More
The award is handed out at the Borders Book Festival in Melrose, Scotland in June each year and the winner receives £25,000 with shortlisted authors each receiving £1,000 each. Read More
Protestors battled the plans to publish, quoting Yiannopoulos’ scathing remarks about women, and transgender people but that wasn’t enough to deter S&S from publishing the memoirs and they pressed ahead with the plan. Read More
Billy and the Minpins, a new title to reflect Dahl’s original name for the book will be published in hardback later this year and the book will come with brand new illustrations from Quentin Blake. It’ll be the first time the illustrator has illustrated a new Dahl hero in over 20 years, and fans are pretty excited! Read More
We are very excited to hear he has another novel in the pipeline. February 2017 saw Neil Gaiman confirm his current project at London’s Southbank Centre; his announcement of being “three chapters in…” was met with rapturous applause from the audience there. Read More
He wrote and illustrated around 124 picture books, and also designed posters and books for the Black Bear pocket edition books.
During a career spanning 60 years, Bruna became internationally well-known. Although he retired in 2011, his works continued to be published in over 60 countries!