18 January 2023
Fagin's Last Hour by James Hyland
Actor James Hyland of Brother Wolf produced and performed a darkly captivating performance based on Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.
19 January 2023
OPEN CALL: Guest Writers Programme
Dance Art Journal open call for Guest Writers Programme, deadline 22 January 2023.
12 January 2023
Love Radio by Ebony Ladelle
Love Radio by Ebony Ladelle is an ode to Black love and culture.
5 January 2023
Carrie Soto Is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Set in the tennis world of the 90s, Carrie Soto Is Back is an exhilarating novel that paints a picture of female ambition and rivalry.
28 December 2022
River Sing Me Home by Eleanor Shearer
River Sing Me Home by Eleanor Shearer is a deeply moving novel about a mother’s desperate search to find her stolen children and her freedom.
27 December 2022
Top 10 books of 2022
A look into some of the best books of the year.
23 December 2022
Rapunzella, Or, Don’t Touch My Hair by Ella McLeod
Rapunzella, Or, Don’t Touch My Hair is a magnificent retelling of Rapunzel that is infused with Afro-Caribbean culture.
19 December 2022
Penguin X Voice Magazine: advice for WriteNow entrants
Penguin editors speak to us to give young, aspiring writers advice and guidance on entering WriteNow: a campaign in search of new fiction writers from underrepresented backgrounds.
19 December 2022 – 8 January 2023
Penguin X BBC WriteNow submissions are open
Penguin and BBC Studios team up to find new commercial fiction writers through WriteNow. Submissions are open until 8 January.
17 December 2022
Bloodmarked by Tracy Deonn
Bloodmarked by Tracy Deonn is an awe-inspiring young adult fantasy novel inspired by the legend of King Arthur.
16 December 2022
My NaNoWriMo experience 2022
A reflection on my experience of NaNoWriMo 2022 (National Novel writing month) and some useful tips for next year’s challenge.
14 December 2022
A Christmas Carol - As Told By Jacob Marley (Deceased)
James Hyland from Brother Wolf adapts and performs A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens from the perspective of Jacob Marley, in a one-man show about regret, hope, love, and gratitude.
13 December 2022
Merry Little Meet Cute, and the importance of size in romance
Authors Julie Murphy and Sierra Simone talk about their new book, Merry Little Meet Cute, stripping the word 'fat' of its pejorative meaning, and the importance of self-acceptance and body positivity.
9 December 2022
One For Sorrow, Two For Joy by Marie-Claire Amuah
One For Sorrow, Two For Joy is an unforgettable novel that explores with tenderness the intricacies of intergenerational trauma.
5 December 2022
Heart of the Sun Warrior by Sue Lynn Tan
Heart of the Sun Warrior by Sue Lynn Tan is an epic fantasy inspired by Chinese mythology.
2 December 2022
I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston
I Kissed Shara Wheeler is a witty rom-com about a group of teens living in the Bible Belt of the American south.
24 November 2022
Amari and the Great Game by B.B. Alston
Amari and the Great Game is the second book in an enchanting series combining fantasy adventure, magic, monsters, and friendships that will warm your heart.
17 November 2022
Nightcrawling by Leila Mottley
Nightcrawling is an illuminating novel about poverty, sexual exploitation, and social injustice.