• WHEEL OF TIME adaptation for Amazon( 2019.05.23 )


  • We are happy to announce that Robert Jordan’s fourteen-book series THE WHEEL OF TIME will be adapted for the screen by Amazon and Sony Pictures.

    Amazon Prime Video will launch the series in over 200 countries with a full season based on the first novel in the series.  Filming begins in Dec

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  • Sixty Kilos of Sunshine won Icelandic Literary Prize( 2019.04.09 )
  • Dear All,

    As with Sjeng Scheijen, we would just like to flag that the Icelandic Literature Centre provides translation grants, distributing a total of €600,000 annually. We discussed Hallgrimur at the Fair and they were very open to providing increased grants for SIXTY KILOS OF SUNSHINE, not least given that

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  • Sarah Crossan appointed Irish Children’s Laureate!( 2018.10.01 )
  • Dear All,

    We are absolutely delighted to share with you the news that Sarah Crossan has today been appointed Irish Children’s Laureate by President Michael D. Higgins of Laureate na nÓg, following in the footsteps of Siobhán Parkinson, Niamh Sharkey, Eoin Colfer and most recently PJ Lynch.

    The laureate is chosen as a result of their internationally recognised body

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  • Kamila Shamsie wins the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018( 2018.06.14 )

  • Dear All,

    We are absolutely thrilled to announce Kamila Shamsie as the winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018, for her truly exceptional novel HOME FIRE!

    The 2018 Chair of Judges Sarah Sands said of the judging process: 'In the end we chose the book which we felt spoke for our times. Home Fire i

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  • EXIT WEST / WINNER OF THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE( 2018.04.24 )
  • EXIT WEST was honored with the inaugural Aspen Words Literary Prize, a new $35,000 award given to “an influential work of fiction that illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power of literature.”

    The novel is currently shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2018. The winner will be named at the B

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  • Apple to Develop Series Based on Isaac Asimov's ‘Foundation’ Book Trilogy( 2018.04.17 )


  • Apple is developing a drama series based on the “Foundation” book trilogy by Isaac Asimov, Variety has confirmed.

    The potential series will be written and executive produced by David S. Goyer and Josh Friedman, who will also serve as co-showrunners. Skydance Television is producing the series with David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Ma

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  • Peter Mayle dies at 78( 2018.01.29 )

  • Peter Mayle, who found publishing gold in his ‘Year in Provence,’ dies at 78

    By Matt Schudel

    Peter Mayle, a writer and onetime advertising executive who transforme

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  • Sue Grafton, 1940-2017( 2018.01.17 )
  • Dear Friends:
    You may have seen over the holidays that beloved author Sue Grafton passed away. You’ll find below a nice note from Putnam’s publicity director as well as one from Marian Wood, Sue’s longtime editor. 

    All,
    Most of you already know that on Thursday, December 28 the publishing world lost a legend and fr

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  • Heart of Hawick Children's Book Awards winners 2017 —— Storm Horse( 2017.12.18 )
  • Heart of Hawick Children's Book Awards winners 2017

    We had a fabulous Birthday Party celebrating 10 years of bringing the joy of reading to all schools in Hawick and surrounding areas.  The day was celebrated with six of our eight nominated authors.  Our thanks go to Huw, Maya, Paul, Nick, Nico and Richard who trave

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  • Moonrise & Home Fire were shortliested for COSTA AWARDS( 2017.11.28 )
  • Dear All,

    I’m just thrilled to say we have two books shortlisted for the Costa Awards this year! HOME FIRE by Kamila Shamsie and MOONRISE by Sarah Crossan

    Judges in for the Novel Award call Kamila Shamsie’s HOME FIRE ‘A

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  • Horrible Histories to be adapted for film( 2017.11.28 )
  • Dear All,

    THE BOOKSELLER今天发布消息“可怕的历史”系列将被改编为电影。原文和链接如下:

    https://www.thebookseller.com/news/horrible-histories-adapted-film-678681

    Terry Deary’s Horrible Histories series is to be turned into a film set in Roman Britain.

    If successful, the first featur

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  • Bad Guys Episode 4 has hit the USA children's best seller's lists!( 2017.10.20 )
  • Dear all,

    I am passing on the exciting news that Bad Guys Episode 4 has hit the USA children's best seller's lists!

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  • Shortlist Announcement - Children's Choice Book Award 2017( 2017.10.20 )
  • Scholastic Australia is pleased to announce the Children’s Choice Book Award shortlist for 2017

    We are delighted to have so many books on the shortlist.   About one third of the books are from Scholastic Australia – Very Impressive!

    The list of books on the shortlist are as follows

    Fiction Year 7 – 9

    The Seven Signs series – Carnage by Michael Adams – Scholastic Australia

    Fiction for Younger Readers

    Bad Guys

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  • ROBERT J SAWYER WINS BEST NOVEL AND ‘BEST OF THE DECADE’ AURORA AWARDS( 2017.09.29 )
  • We’re thrilled to announce Robert J. Sawyer has won the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association’s Aurora Award for Best Novel, for QUANTUM NIGHT, his ominously prescient near future novel in which psychopaths are revealed to be pulling many of the levers of our society.   展开

  • Dana Spiotta—St. Francis College Literary Prize Winner!( 2017.09.19 )
  • Dear All,

    We’re thrilled to announce that Dana Spiotta’s INNOCENTS AND OTHERS has won the 2017 St. Francis College Literary Prize! The prize is awarded biannually for mid-career writers, and was announced this weekend at the Brooklyn Book Festival. We’re so delighted that Dana has been honored for this remarkable novel!

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