Weidenfeld & Nicholson Established in 1949. Publishers of high quality, prize-winning fiction and non fiction across a range of categories including autobiography, business, cookery, economics, fiction in translation, history, literary fiction and popular science. Phoenix is the paperback imprint. The Bookseller Industry Awards - Winner 2015


W&N Fiction’s 2016 Year in Review

- December 22nd, 2016

2016 was a fantastic year for W&N Fiction. Let our editorial assistant, Craig, walk you through our last twelve months in books.   January 2016 kicked off for W&N with the publication of Travelers Rest by Keith Lee Morris, hailed as ‘a fine addition to the creepy hotel thriller genre’ by the Independent and ‘a stunning read’ by Sci-Fi Now. Get your copy here.       February February brought The Maker of Swans by Paraic O’Donnell, a debut with prose as beautiful as its cover. This Gothic tale received admiring reviews from all quarters,…

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W&N editors let you in on the hot debuts coming up in 2017

- December 22nd, 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, the W&N editors look ahead to 2017 and the exciting new voices that we will be bringing to a bookshop near you! If you want some hot tips for your 2017 reading list, you’ve come to the right place. Arzu: I’m hugely excited about The Stolen Child by Lisa Carey. It’s a big story with a dark soul. Full of intrigue and more than a little magic, The Stolen Child is a novel of rugged beauty and enchantment.       Jennifer: I’m looking forward to February and the…

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Laura Barnett announces new novel, Greatest Hits and exciting collaboration with Kathryn Williams

- November 30th, 2016

We’re delighted to announce that Greatest Hits, Laura Barnett’s hotly-anticipated follow-up to one of 2015’s most-loved debuts, The Versions of Us, will be published on 15th June 2017 alongside a new album by Kathryn Williams, Songs From The Novel Greatest Hits.

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Hometown Tales

- August 11th, 2016

Are you an unpublished writer? Do you have a story to tell? Is yours a voice that needs to be heard?  We’re delighted to be launching a series of short books – Hometown Tales – featuring new voices from regions that are under-represented in the UK book market. Each book will include a work by an unpublished writer and one by a high-profile author, both writing about the same place. The series will promote greater inclusivity and provide a platform for new writers, helping them to launch the first step of their careers, edited and mentored…

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Summer Reading

- July 22nd, 2016

From Hunters & Collectors to City of Mirrors to East West Street, the W&N editors share the books they’ll be packing in their suitcases this summer . . . Let us know what you’re reading at Twitter @wnfiction   Jennifer, Editor, W&N Fiction I spent a wonderful week reading by the pool in Crete at the end of June. Anne Enright’s family drama The Green Road was everything I had hoped it would be – brilliant, insightful and moving – and Fen by Daisy Johnson was a revelation, a dazzlingly original collection of short stories…

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