The Penultimate Trio of BookBrunch interviews

As you all know, I'm moving on from BookBrunch soon - but there's just time for three penultimate weekly interviews before the final one comes out next week! Celebrating elite achievement and great writing, with Andrew Kidd, co-founder of the Rathbones Folio Prize  "It’s in service of the public, ultimately, of people to whom books [...]

Blazing the trail with BookBrunch

This week for the BookBrunch interview, I chatted with three of this year's Trailblazer Award winners, Anna Russo, Heather McDaid, and Željka Maroševic. Check out the excerpt below or follow this link for the full article. Two months on from the second annual Trailblazers Awards, organised by London Book Fair (LBF) and the Society of Young Publishers [...]

A big bunch of BookBrunch interviews

I've been shamefully lax on updating everyone on the latest BookBrunch interviews, which means that I have not one, not two, not even five, but SEVEN interviews for you today! We've also had a big, shiny new BookBrunch website built for us, and best of all it's got its very own interviews section, so you can [...]

BookBrunch | January interview catch up

For those of you looking for some pleasant reading today, I thoroughly recommend catching up on the last three BookBrunch interviews! Looking back to the New Year, Suzanne Baboneau, Managing Director of Adult Publishing at Simon & Schuster, discusses what lies ahead in publishing. Then bestselling novelist Chibundu Onuzo talks about her new novel, Welcome [...]

BookBrunch | The Weekly Interview with Ella Kahn and Bryony Woods of Diamond Kahn & Woods Literary Agency

This week for the BookBrunch interview, I got together with Ella Kahn and Bryony Woods of the Diamond, Kahn & Woods Literary Agency to discuss this year's Trailblazer Award success and the future of agenting. For the full article, head over to BookBrunch, or read the snippet below: As the deadline approaches for this year's Trailblazers [...]

BookBrunch | A trio of interviews

Since returning from Sharjah I've interviewed a fabulous trio of people - here are links to the BookBrunch pieces though, as ever, you'll need to be a subscriber to view them... Marc Lambert, CEO of Scottish Book Trust, on Book Week Scotland "People will always read because people will always love stories but, you know, [...]

BookBrunch | ‘One country at a time, one book at a time’: An interview with Bibi Bakare-Yusuf from Cassava Republic Press

This week for the BookBrunch interview, I chatted with Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, one of the founders of Cassava Republic Press, a leading African trade publisher who has just expanded to the UK. Read the full article over on BookBrunch. Bibi Bakare-Yusuf is one of those infectiously inspirational women who leave you feeling very hopeful about the [...]

BookBrunch Interviews: Double-Whammy

A fortnight's worth of BookBrunch interviews for you, one with the marvellous and truly friendly Vivian French from Picturehooks, the other with the busiest man in town, Unbound's Scott Pack... "It’s really embarrassing because the answer is I don’t know how many books I've published! It’s more than 250 – in fact, it’s probably crawling [...]