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TV option for thriller writer Iain Maitland

Posted on January 23, 2020

Iain Maitland’s thriller, Mr Todd’s Reckoning (Contraband) has been optioned for TV by AbbottVision, producers of critic…

Kenneth Steven’s prescient novel named on Portico Prize longlist

Posted on September 30, 2019

Kenneth Steven’s 2020, a novel depicting Britain at breaking point, has been longlisted for the prestigious Portico Priz…

A Proper Person to be Detained: The story of a murder and its aftermath

Posted on July 4, 2019

Catherine Czerkawska’s A Proper Person to be Detained, published by Contraband on 4 July, tells the true story of the mu…

Juliana Mensah wins inaugural NorthBound Book Award

Posted on June 28, 2019

Gateshead-based writer and researcher Juliana Mensah has won the inaugural NorthBound Book Award as part of the 2019 Nor…

Ghost Trees longlisted for the Wainwright Prize

Posted on June 5, 2019

Bob Gilbert’s Ghost Trees has been longlisted for the prestigious Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize for UK nature and tr…

Chinese Spring: profound insights into modern China and Hong Kong

Posted on May 20, 2019

As the 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square approaches, Christopher New’s Chinese Spring, published by Contraband on 30…