The 2017 Writer’s Guild Award shortlist has been announced, and Urbane author and acclaimed playwright Lavinia Murray (who writes novels as F.J.McQueen) is in the running for Best Radio Drama!
Urbane Publications is an independent publisher of non-fiction and business books as well as a selection of bestselling crime, thriller, contemporary and literary fiction.
At Urbane Publications we are proud to publish original and compelling titles, and bring you the writing of new and established authors.
Sales representation – Urbane Publications is delighted to announce that our authors and books will be represented by Signature Book Representation (UK) Ltd, one of the UK’s leading sales agencies for independent publishing and representing a diverse and exciting range of lists in the UK and Ireland.
Author Event – author Rose McGinty will be talking about her writing and signing copies of her acclaimed debut novel Electric Souk in Dublin in January 2018. Rose will be appearing at Hodges Figgis Bookshop in the centre of Dublin on January 18th at 6pm.
Granite Noir – Urbane is absolutely delighted to announce that bestselling thriller writers Hugh Fraser and Robert Daws will be appearing together at the renowned Granite Noir crime festival in Aberdeen next February.
Author Jackie Buxton has won the inaugural Spotlight Award for her book Tea and Chemo. The award, organised by Live Better With, recognises those who have contributed positively to everyone battling cancer and who have worked to raise awareness of the disease.
Urbane Publications has donated a selection of books from a range of authors to the cancer charity Something to Look Forward To. The charity will be visiting cancer patients in hospitals over the Christmas period and handing out the books to those who want a good read.