Stylist recommends nine chick lit books for the summer.

I spoke to the Australia-based Better Words podcast about Brit lit, cultural differences between the UK and the US, and what inspired my move to Washington DC.

Refinery 29 profiles a millennial poet writing about sex, heartbreak, and Monica Geller.

The Booksellers Association has unveiled a raft of measures to improve diversity in bookselling, including handing out £50,000 worth of grants to bookshops. 

The shortlist for the 2018 Forward Prize for Best Collection  includes US poet laureate Tracy K Smith and Vahni Capildeo, who won the same prize in 2016. Meanwhile, a study has shown that (surprise!) poets of colour are underrepresented in the UK.

Books by J K Rowling, Virginia Woolf and Yaa Gyasi have been nominated by the public to feature in Hay Festival and The Pool’s campaign to celebrate 100 books by women from the last 100 years.

In Akala’s memoir-polemic, Natives, the author refuses to fall into the trap of thinking his escape from poverty is proof of personal exceptionalism.

Dystopian feminism might be a trend, but it’s also our lives,” says Sophie Mackintosh, author of The Water Cure, out today.

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