Love is in the air! Congratulations Brian Bilston, Wibke Brueggemann, and Nadia Shireen.
‘Oh my god, he’s just stirring me. Destroying me’ Michaela Coel
Caleb’s stunning, much-anticipated debut poetry collection is published today. Do not miss it.
Jenny Colgan’s latest novel is wondrously warm and funny, and it’s out now. We need say no more.
The definitive collection of art by Jim Moir, aka Vic Reeves, is available for your delight and delectation.
A very happy and beastly publication day to Jack!
Cathy Rentzenbrink’s beautiful, tender book Dear Reader and Adam Sharp’s utterly hilarious The Correct Order of Biscuits are both published today. Congratulations Cathy and Adam!
It’s a perfect September read.
It’s 3rd September. Booker-longlisted novel Who They Was is out today.
Tamsin Keily’s funny, brilliant debut Daisy Cooper’s Rules for Living is published on 20th August. We highly recommend you get yourself a copy!
An extraordinary collection of short stories by the inimitable Kit de Waal, Supporting Cast is published today. We recommend you get yourself a copy and support your local bookshop – it’s win win!
Huge congratulations to Gabriel, whose outstanding debut novel Who They Was has been longlisted for the Booker Prize 2020. Who They Was will be published in September, and in the meantime, you can read an excerpt of his breathtaking work here.
The Queen reigns! Queenie is the winner of Debut of the Year and Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. We are over the moon. Congratulations to the incredible Candice, it couldn’t be more deserved.
Out in August!
It’s a wonderful achievement and so well deserved, huge congratulations to Candice!
Kit has been longlisted for a Carnegie Medal with Becoming Dinah, a feminist retelling of Moby Dick. A huge achievement, congratulations Kit!
A triumph – well done Frances!
Huge congratulations to Emma, who has been shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2020.
We are so pleased to announce that The Million Pieces of Neena Gill, by Emma Smith-Barton, edited by Naomi Colthurst (Puffin), has been longlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2020. Congratulations Emma!
We couldn’t be more delighted, congratulations to Brian and Candice!
Congratulations Sarah! The awards are tonight and we’re keeping our fingers crossed.
Rose Ruane’s stunning debut is out now!
We’re over the moon – huge congratulations to Kit.
Congratulations Candice, long may Queenie reign!
Huge congratulations to Tamsin who has been shortlisted on the BBC National Short Story Award with My Beautiful Millenial! You can listen to her fantastic story here.
Not one but two JULA authors have been shortlisted for the Books Are My Bag Readers’ Awards 2019. A huge congratulations to Candice Carty-Williams, who has been shortlisted for the Breakthrough Author Award for her debut novel Queenie, and to Kit de Waal whose first YA novel, Becoming Dinah, is on the Young Adult Award shortlist. Time to get voting!
Ayoade on Top – Richard’s ‘funniest creation yet’ (Jesse Eisenberg) – is out now. Listen to Richard talk about the book on Saturday Live
and then get yourself a copy!
Dear Mrs Bird by AJ Pearce has been shortlisted for the Historical Writers’ Association’s Debut Crown Award 2019. Congratulations AJ!
Five incredible books by JULA authors have been published in the last seven days. Nadia Shireen’s Billy and the Dragon, The Sound of the Hours by Karen Campbell, Emma Smith-Barton’s debut The Million Pieces of Neena Gill, Kit de Waal’s The Trick to Time in paperback AND her debut YA novel Becoming Dinah!