In The Guardian, author Carys Davies picks her top 10 wilderness books.

On Refinery 29 UK, fashion director Bay Garnett shares her reading list.

Development agency Spread the Word is launching a new annual development programme for London-based writers.

English PEN is celebrating the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth by holding an evening of readings with writers and creatives including Ted Hughes Award-winner Jay Bernard and Makar Jackie Kay.

All the eyerolls in the world from me, but anyway: Emily Thornberry says that Little Miss books ought to be renamed because they suggest that women are somehow less than men.

Prizes

Journalist and historian Giles Tremlett has won the 2018 Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography for his work Isabella of Castile: Europe’s First Great Queen.

YA author Hayley Long has won the Tir na n-Og Children’s Literature Award for The Nearest Faraway Place. The award celebrates the best English-language title with an “authentic Welsh background”.

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