Read Sebastian Barry’s Laureate for Irish Fiction speech

At a ceremony held on 8 February 2018 in the Arts Council, Irish President Michael D. Higgins announced Sebastian Barry as the Laureate for Irish Fiction 2018–2021. Barry – an award-winning playwright, novelist and poet – is taking over the laureateship from Anne Enright and his three-year term will begin this month. He delivered the following…

Faber to publish Jan Morris’s first ever book of Diaries

Faber and Faber are delighted to announce the acquisition of Jan Morris’s In My Mind’s Eye for hardback publication in September 2018. Jan Morris, who celebrated her ninetieth birthday last year and was this week awarded the Edward Stanford Award for Outstanding Contribution to Travel Writing, is the author of many classic books including Venice, Conundrum, The Pax Britannica Trilogy and Trieste…

Faber announces Unsheltered: an ‘exquisite, brave, funny, political and intimate’ novel for our times by Barbara Kingsolver

Faber is thrilled to announce the publication of Unsheltered on 18 October 2018, a novel by internationally bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver. Editorial Director, Louisa Joyner, said: ‘To be playing a part in the publication of Unsheltered is a​ privilege and a joy. It is signature Kingsolver: exquisite, brave, funny, political and intimate. I cannot wait to share it.’ ‘We’re living through a scary historical…

Hannah Sullivan reads ‘You, Very Young in New York’

Published today, Hannah Sullivan’s debut collection, Three Poems, is a revelation – three long poems of fresh ambition, intensity and substance. To mark it’s publication, we have an exclusive recording of Hannah reading the first poem in the collection, ‘You, Very Young in New York’, described by Lara Feigel as ‘a pellucid slow-motion account of the half-pleasurable…

FAB prize 2018

Faber and Andlyn to repeat the FAB Prize for Undiscovered BAME Talent following huge success of inaugural prize. Faber Children’s is now opening submissions for the Faber and Andlyn BAME (FAB) Prize for undiscovered BAME writers and illustrators. This is following on from the hugely successful inaugural prize. Since the winners were announced Faber has…

The Faber Quiz 2017

2017 has been a terrific year in books. Why? Because books. While the world seems to have gone potty, books continue to be made from paper and filled with words and pictures. Unless they’re ebooks of course, in which case they are made of pixels and plastic and annoy everyone else on the bus because…

Faber Heritage brings back children’s classic The Story of Ferdinand

Faber & Faber has published children’s books since its beginnings in 1929 and is now launching the Faber Heritage imprint with the reissues of The Story of Ferdinand and Choo Choo. ‘I’m delighted to announce the launch of a new Faber Heritage imprint with the publication of The Story of Ferdinand and Choo Choo, two…

Collusion: a who’s who (video)

In Collusion, award-winning journalist Luke Harding reveals the true nature of Trump‘s decades-long relationship with Russia. It is an astonishing story of offshore money, sketchy real-estate deals, a Miss Universe Pageant, mobsters, money laundering, hacking, and Kremlin espionage, all pointing towards the biggest political scandal of the modern era. In the following video, Harding introduces…

The truth is coming: Guardian Faber to publish Luke Harding’s exposé on the Russia–Trump scandal

Guardian Faber are delighted to announce the publication of Collusion: How Russia Helped Trump Win the White House by award-winning journalist Luke Harding, which will be published on 16 November, simultaneously in ten countries. In December 2016 Harding meets former MI6 officer Christopher Steele to discuss the president-elect’s connections with Russia. Harding decides to follow the money and…