Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Latest news from The Bookseller

James Tait Black Prizes
Two titles published by Faber, one by James Shapiro and the other by Benjamin Markovits, have won the £10,000 James Tait Black Prizes for fiction and biography.
Yale University Press
A senior editor is the latest to leave Yale University Press London following a reorganisation.
Scottish Book Trust
Scottish Book Trust is to increase the money paid to authors participating in its Live Literature programme to £175 out of a belief that writers, storytellers and illustrators “should be paid fairly for the important work that they do”.
F2 Freestylers
Blink Publishing has acquired The F2 World of Football from YouTube "football sensations", The F2 Freestylers.
Candice Carty-Williams
Fourth Estate's marketing executive Candice Carty-Williams is to join Vintage in September as senior marketing executive.
Jim Field
Illustrator Jim Field has signed a six-book deal with Hachette Children’s Group.

Orion Non Fiction is publishing an "inspirational" book by a quadriplegic motivational speaker and "mouth artist", Henry Fraser.
Particular Books
Penguin Press is to publish building conservationist Tom Nancollas’ debut Seashaken Houses.

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