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10th June 2019

Marco Franzoso awarded the Mondello Prize for L'innocente

2019 marked the forty-fifth year in which the prestigious Italian prize has been awarded, and Marco Franzoso received the prize for his novel L’Innocente (The Innocent). Congratulations to him and his wonderful book.

3rd June 2019

Matt Morgan and Critical go on tour!

Dr. Matt Morgan spoke and signed copies of Critical at Penarth Pier Pavilion in Cardiff on Thursday 30th May, to celebrate the book’s release. The event was sold out, with former patients and/or their families among the audience. Matt gave a More...

16th April 2019

Ahmed Saadawi awarded the Golden Tentacle

Many congratulations to Ahmed Saadawi, whose novel Frankenstein In Baghdad was awarded the Golden Tentacle for a debut. The Kitschies reward the year’s most progressive, intelligent and entertaining fiction that contain elements of the More...

2nd April 2019

A Perfect Explanation longlisted for literary prize

Eleanor Anstruther’s A PERFECT EXPLANATION has been longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2019. Congratulations Eleanor!! The prize, named after literary agent and publisher, Desmond Elliott, is given each year to a debut novel. The shortlist More...

27th March 2019

2019 - The year of Gustaw Herling

We are celebrating the courageous life and work of Polish writer Gustaw Herling, read below to find out more.                              

31st January 2019

Tina Makereti longlisted for the New Zealand Book Awards 2019

Tina Makereti’s novel THE IMAGINARY LIVES OF JAMES PONEKE has been longlisted for the Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize 2019 at the New Zealand Book Awards. The $50,000 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize for 2019 will be judged by novelist and More...

31st January 2019

Hallgrimur Helgason awarded the Icelandic Literary Prize

Hallgrímur Helgason has been awarded the Icelandic Literary Prize for his novel SEXTÍU KÍLÓ AF SÓLSKINI/SIXTY KILOS OF SUNSHINE. The Icelandic Literary Prize is an award which is given to three books each year by the Icelandic Publishers More...

24th January 2019

Dunya Mikhail's THE BEEKEEPER OF SINJAR a finalist for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award

Dunya Mikhail’s highly acclaimed non-fiction debut, THE BEEKEEPER (UK title – THE BEEKEEPER OF SINJAR), has been selected as one of five finalists for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Non Fiction 2019. The winner will be announced More...

22nd January 2019

Elena Varvello's CAN YOU HEAR ME? shortlisted for the TA First Translation Prize

The English translation of Elena Varvello’s LA VITA FELICE (CAN YOU HEAR ME?) by Alex Valente is shortlisted for the TA First Translation Prize, one of the seven categories of the 2018 Society of Authors’ Translation Prizes. This is an More...

30th October 2018

SOMMERBY has been awarded the Zürcher Kinderbuchpreis 2018

We are delighted to announce that SOMMERBY by Kirsten Boie has been awarded the Zürcher Kinderbuchpreis 2018 prize. This is an important annual Swiss Children’s Book Award, the jury for which consists of both adults and children. Here is what More...