July might be both the cruelest or kindest month of all for authors and publishers, depending on whether they’ve made the cut for the Man Booker longlist, one of the most tense times in the literary calendar with the announcement of that “Man Booker Dozen” as it is known, and the subsequent delight, disappointment and debate.
Posted on 30th July 2014
Posted on 29th April 2014
In a third piece for the Fiction Uncovered site Simon Savidge takes a look at the British landscape and the books that populate it: “The power of an amazing book is that it can send you into the footsteps of others anywhere in the world, or indeed even out of it.”
Posted on 23rd April 2014
A second piece from our first Guest Editor of the month, Simon Savidge on his Top 10 favourite British authors, that are no longer with us.
Posted on 17th April 2014
Our very first Guest Editor of the month, Simon Savidge takes a look at what stands in the way of British writers and what we can do to promote them.
Posted on 2nd December 2013
Spread the Word, London’s writer development organisation, presents Gatekeepers: Fiction Publishing and the launch of Spread the Word’s publishing imprint, Flight Press.