Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Your Shopping Basket
Total number of items: 0
Sub total: £0.00
Go to Checkout
Sherlock Holmes shop
Our Birmingham Shop
Books We're Talking About
Our Bristol Shop
Animators Survival Kit

TLS editor made redundant after 33 years

29th July 2011

Long-serving fiction editor of the Times Literary Supplement (TLS) Lindsay Duguid, who has been influential in helping many writers gain prominence, has been made redundant after 33 years with the publication.

Ms Duguid helped to kickstart the careers of many authors and poets in her tenure as fiction editor, but she will leave the publication following budget cuts, according to TLS editor Peter Stothard.

He told the Bookseller that the TLS will be restructuring, with Ms Duguid's role redistributed among the remaining staff members.

'We have enormous strength and depth in literature of all periods. The TLS will continue to give the best coverage of fiction of any paper in the country,' he explained.

News of Ms Duguid's redundancy was met with 'shock and dismay' by publisher and reviewer Alex Clark, who acknowledged the work she has done to promote new works of fiction by both young and established authors.

Meanwhile, the TLS arts editor, Will Eaves, is also to leave his post, with no plans currently in place for a replacement to fill his job following his departure.

Latest Blog
#FoylesFive: Non-Fiction Picture Books
07/12/2016

Matt from our web team tells us all about his favourite Non-Fiction children's books for this Christmas and beyond.

Damian Barr Revisits a Christmas Classic
06/12/2016

It’s Christmas so this month we had to choose Dickens’s classic festive ghost story, A Christmas Carol.

#FoylesFive: Graphic Novel Gifts
01/12/2016

Matt from our web team shares his great graphic novel gifts, that will make someone's Christmas extra special.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd