Incwriters: the end of the line?


“I have spent the entire day in face to face meetings, on the phone and emailing other members of the Incwriters Council . . . Sadly, after many phone calls, emails and [...]

Season’s Greetings


The BFS committee and publication editors wish all our members and website visitors a very happy Christmas, seasonsal greetings, solstice salutations … and [...]

Fables #100 now available


Out now: Fables issue 100, a special 100-page edition of the monthly comic. “It’s time to put an end to Mister Dark once and for all, and time for the Fables to [...]

Ingrid Pitt, RIP


A sad loss, indeed. I spoke to Ingrid briefly at the Brighton World Horror Convention — a lovely lady. You can read Stephen Jones’s tribute on his website.   [...]

Cuts in Public Lending Rights


As part of the cuts to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, there will be reductions to the PLR fund. There will be a reduction of 6.6% over the next four years, [...]

Independent publishers may close down


Independent publishers may go to the wall as a result of the cuts to the arts budget in this week’s spending review. The 59 literature organisations funded by the Arts [...]

Ralph Vicinanza RIP


Sad news, taken from Locus Online: “Legendary literary agent Ralph Vicinanza, 60, died without warning in his sleep on September 25, 2010 at his home in Old Brookville [...]
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