Five minutes with John D. Rutter – author of Approval

Posted on July 1, 2021

John D. Rutter is a short story writer and academic who teaches, edits and writes about short stories – the subject of h…

Five queer independent bookshops to support during Pride Month (and all year round)

Posted on June 22, 2021

To mark Pride Month and Indie Bookshop Week we’re celebrating five of the best UK-based queer independent bookshops. Nar…

Jim Crumley to join fellow shortlisted authors for Highland Book Prize Award Ceremony on Sat 8th May

Posted on April 28, 2021

The winner of the 2020 Highland Book Prize will be announced during the online award ceremony on Saturday 8th May 7–8pm….

J.A. Mensah’s debut novel Castles from Cobwebs longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize

Posted on April 15, 2021

We are thrilled to announce that J.A. Mensah’s debut novel, Castles from Cobwebs, has been longlisted for the prestigiou…

Featured Bookshop: Outwith Books, Glasgow

Posted on April 15, 2021

This month we interviewed Natalie, founder of Outwith Books – a unique bookshop and writing community in Glasgow’s Govan…

Earth Day Showcase ft. Jim Crumley, Amanda Thomson, Saskia Goldschmidt & more

Posted on April 14, 2021

On 22 April 2021 (Earth Day) Saraband is hosting a showcase of readings and discussions to drive meaningful action to pr…