Category: Agency News

Alice Tradewell: My Time as FBA’s Mentee

This time four months ago, I was in the interview process for the Felicity Bryan mentorship scheme. I was also in the middle of my last assessment period in my final year of university. A lot was riding on this one week: employment for the summer, getting a 2:1 etc. I would walk to university… Read more »

Edinburgh International Book Festival: 2022 Preview

Held every August, the Edinburgh International Book Festival brings leading and emerging thinkers and writers together to inspire each other and audiences in an extensive programme of public events. Against a backdrop of beautiful spires and steeples, visitors this year can take their pick from a thought-provoking, varied programme, and also visit some of Edinburgh’s… Read more »

FBA’s Books of the Summer 2022

With July in full swing, the highly anticipated summer reading lists are back once again. This year we are delighted to see 10 of our books chosen as the best reads of the summer. Whether you’re staying at home for a relaxing summer and wanting something to curl up with, or braving the chaotic airports… Read more »

Lisa Williamson’s First Day of My Life and Krystal Sutherland’s House of Hollow on 10-Strong Shortlist for the 2022 YA Book Prize

This year’s varied and remarkably strong shortlist for the YA Book Prize features two titles by FBA authors: First Day of My Life by Lisa Williamson (David Fickling Books, 2021) and House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland (Hot Key Books, 2021). Launched in 2014 by The Bookseller, the YA Book Prize celebrates great books for… Read more »

FBA Partner with The Stinging Fly to Launch New Fiction Writing Prize

We are incredibly excited to announce our sponsorship of the Stinging Fly/FBA Fiction Prize, which will be awarded annually to an emerging fiction writer published in The Stinging Fly during the previous year. We have long admired the bold and exciting new writing published by The Stinging Fly and are delighted to support their work… Read more »

Some of 2022’s Most Anticipated Books

  A new year means new books and we’re delighted to see so many of our titles picked up by the media as their most anticipated reads of 2022. Whether your to-be-read pile is already sky high or you’re in need of some inspiration to meet this year’s reading goal, our preview guide below shows… Read more »