HarperCollins Focus Launches New Fiction Imprint Harper Muse (Press This!)

HarperCollins Focus announced today the launch of its new book imprint, Harper Muse. Expanding the publishing company’s footprint into general market adult fiction, Harper Muse will be under the direction of vice president and publisher, Amanda Bostic. Based in HarperCollins Focus’ Nashville location, the imprint will focus on women’s fiction, historical fiction and southern fiction categories with stories that resonate with Millennial and Generation X readers.

Source: HarperCollins Focus launches new Fiction imprint Harper Muse

Walter Scott Historical Fiction Prize Longlist Announced (Press This! The Irish News)

Contenders for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction have been announced, coinciding with celebrations of the 250th anniversary of the author’s birth.  This year’s longlist includes four books from Australia, two of which are not yet published in the UK.

Source: Walter Scott historical fiction prize longlist announced – The Irish News