It is with great sadness that I write this tribute to a wonderful man and one of our most loved authors, Julian Leatherdale. Julian died early in the morning of Wednesday, 22 April, with his beloved family around him after an illness of less than twelve months.… Read the rest
Ahead of her time, Christobel Mattingley was much-loved, well-respected and an example to us all. Publisher Erica Wagner reflects on her life, her groundbreaking work and the enormous contribution she made to children’s literature.… Read the rest
Neil Grant writes about his experiences at the Brahmaputra Literary Festival in India, the country where his new coming of age novel The Honeyman and the Hunter is set.
The Brahmaputra River flows 1800 kilometres from its origin in Tibet to the Gangetic Delta in Bangladesh before mingling with the waters of the Bay of Bengal.… Read the rest
Astrid Scholte discusses how working in the film industry has influenced her writing and debut novel Four Dead Queens.
I knew I wanted to be involved in the magic of movie-making when I first saw Jurassic Park.… Read the rest
For International Women’s Day we asked some of our authors to write about this year’s theme Balance for Better, and here Mary-Rose MacColl looks at the challenges faced by women throughout the last century and using fiction to shine a light on the continued fight for equality and balance.… Read the rest