Bloomsbury reveals plans to support indies amid pandemic
The publisher has invited bookshops to share its website and delivery channels, and will credit 15% of the purchase price back to the shop. Read more
First #Merky Books novel makes Desmond Elliott Prize longlist
The first novel to be published by Stormzy’s new imprint #Merky Books, That Reminds Me by Derek Owusu (pictured), has been longlisted for the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize for debuts. Read more
Malorie Blackman: 'Crossfire was inspired by the current political climate'
Malorie Blackman answers our questions about the fifth novel in her Noughts and Crosses series, Crossfire (Penguin), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020. Read more