Lee Child, creator of the Jack Reacher series of crime thriller novels, will help judge this year’s Booker Prize.
Margaret Atwood has hailed Greta Thunberg as the environmentalist “Joan of Arc”.
The Polari Prizes celebrating LGBT literature have been honoured for intimate poetry and work exploring lesbian pregnancy.
Bernardine Evaristo said she will continue to talk about her “historic” Booker Prize win, the first for a black woman.
Booker Prize-winner Margaret Atwood has said literary awards will be irrelevant unless action is taken over the environment.
Bernardine Evaristo has described being the first black woman to win the Booker Prize as “bittersweet”.
Booker Prize judges have rebelled against the rules and split the prestigious literary award between Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo.
The Booker Prize shortlist shows writers “stepping up” to tackle issues in a political age, according to the chairman of judges.
Organisers have said the Booker Prize is free from nepotism and favouritism.
Two previous Booker Prize winners have been shortlisted for the literary award this year.
Sir Salman Rushdie is up for the Booker Prize almost 40 years after he won it with Midnight’s Children.
Debut novelist Oyinkan Braithwaite is among the “courageous” authors shortlisted for the £30,000 Women’s Prize For Fiction.
The shortlist has been announced for the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize celebrating unique works of literature.
The Folio Prize has received a boost in funding from its sponsor, Rathbones Investment Management.
A 70-year-old grandmother and former executive has made the shortlist of a major literary prize for her debut novel.
Man Booker Prize judge Val McDermid has said age is irrelevant, as the youngest shortlisted author was announced.