Booktrust

An independent charity encouraging people of all ages and cultures to engage with books and the written word; provides details of their projects, campaigns, prizes and awards, and resources for schools.

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Booktrust

An independent charity encouraging people of all ages and cultures to engage with books and the written word; provides details of their projects, campaigns, prizes and awards, and resources for schools.

British Council - Writers

Features a searchable database of the most important living writers in Britain and the Commonwealth.

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British Council - Writers

Features a searchable database of the most important living writers in Britain and the Commonwealth.

Contact an Author

Database which allows users to find and contact an author for talks, workshops, interviews and commissions.

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Contact an Author

Database which allows users to find and contact an author for talks, workshops, interviews and commissions.

Crystal Clear Creators

Non profit arts organisation devoted to developing and publishing new writing. Includes information on events, courses and publications.

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Crystal Clear Creators

Non profit arts organisation devoted to developing and publishing new writing. Includes information on events, courses and publications.

Fantasy Book Reviews

Features fantasy book reviews, biographies, latest news and articles.

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Fantasy Book Reviews

Features fantasy book reviews, biographies, latest news and articles.

Free Word

A consortium of literature and free expression organisations offering a range of facilities, events, conferences, and resources; includes background to the project, news, and contacts.

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Free Word

A consortium of literature and free expression organisations offering a range of facilities, events, conferences, and resources; includes background to the project, news, and contacts.

Guardian Books

Books, reading and literature portal providing book news, reviews and discussion from the Guardian newspaper.

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Guardian Books

Books, reading and literature portal providing book news, reviews and discussion from the Guardian newspaper.

If:Book

Runs a variety of programmes and workshops aimed at exploring the potential of new media for both writers and readers.

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If:Book

Runs a variety of programmes and workshops aimed at exploring the potential of new media for both writers and readers.

Literature Wales

The national company for the development of literature in Wales; offers information about events, the national writing centre, projects and programmes, bursaries and awards, plus a searchable database of Welsh writers.

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Literature Wales

The national company for the development of literature in Wales; offers information about events, the national writing centre, projects and programmes, bursaries and awards, plus a searchable database of Welsh writers.

Love Reading

Resource for those who love reading. Includes book news, reviews, like for like facility, extracts and commentary, with buying links.

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Love Reading

Resource for those who love reading. Includes book news, reviews, like for like facility, extracts and commentary, with buying links.

Meet the Author

Allows authors to introduce their books in their own words. Includes a library of video clips and brief profiles, with details of their service for writers.

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Meet the Author

Allows authors to introduce their books in their own words. Includes a library of video clips and brief profiles, with details of their service for writers.

Read It Swap It

Free UK wide online book swapping service, where users can register books they have finished with and seek those they want to read.

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Read It Swap It

Free UK wide online book swapping service, where users can register books they have finished with and seek those they want to read.

Reading Agency

Charity which encourages people to read more. Provides information on their history and ethos, plus many resources and links for different age groups.

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Reading Agency

Charity which encourages people to read more. Provides information on their history and ethos, plus many resources and links for different age groups.

Royal Society of Literature

Dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of British literature. Includes details of events, lectures, awards and campaigns.

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Royal Society of Literature

Dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of British literature. Includes details of events, lectures, awards and campaigns.

Scottish Book Trust

Established to promote literature, reading, and writing in Scotland; includes a guide to their programmes for young people and adults, projects, news, resources, and links.

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Scottish Book Trust

Established to promote literature, reading, and writing in Scotland; includes a guide to their programmes for young people and adults, projects, news, resources, and links.

Short Stories

Presents a selection of short stories by David Deacon.

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Short Stories

Presents a selection of short stories by David Deacon.

Six Book Challenge

Invites less confident readers to read six books and record their reading in a diary in order to receive incentives, a certificate and the chance to enter a national prize draw.

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Six Book Challenge

Invites less confident readers to read six books and record their reading in a diary in order to receive incentives, a certificate and the chance to enter a national prize draw.

The Ministry of Stories

A project in London, initiated by author Nick Hornby, to help young people write their own stories; includes a guide to the project, sample writings, news and a blog, and volunteer opportunities.

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The Ministry of Stories

A project in London, initiated by author Nick Hornby, to help young people write their own stories; includes a guide to the project, sample writings, news and a blog, and volunteer opportunities.

The Society of Authors

Formed to support and represent the interests of professional writers; includes a guide to their services, membership and benefits, grants and prizes, with news, resources, and contacts.

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The Society of Authors

Formed to support and represent the interests of professional writers; includes a guide to their services, membership and benefits, grants and prizes, with news, resources, and contacts.

Unbound

Digital publishing platform which allows readers to fund and support ideas for new works before they are written, in return for a variety of rewards.

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Unbound

Digital publishing platform which allows readers to fund and support ideas for new works before they are written, in return for a variety of rewards.

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